Jun 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Graziadio Academic Catalog

MSOD 616B Practicum 1B: OD Practitioner as Strategist (2)

An organization’s economic performance is determined by its business strategy. This course provides foundational concepts and frameworks that define an organization’s strategic orientation. To achieve high performance, an organization’s strategies, structures, and processes must be designed to support each other and to fit appropriately into its environmental context. Students conduct industrial analyses that provide an understanding of the contexts within which an organization operates. It examines the relationship among industries, organizational environments, and organizational strategy.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Students can describe foundational concepts in the field of strategic management within the context of industrial analyses and environmental scans.
  2. Students will be able to relate their OD expertise to strategic analysis, strategy making, and strategic change projects in their organizations.
  3. Students will demonstrate the use of strategy development concepts so they can take a leadership role in designing both external and internal analysis, conducting planning sessions that lead to new strategies, and implementing organizations to support them.
Grading Basis: CR/NC/I