The Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) program is designed for professional growth in the leadership arena. The MOL focuses on providing the Emerging Leader with an in depth look at how leaders shape organizations. The Emerging Leader will gain the applicable skills required to advance organizations. The program outcomes are built on Olivet’s core values of:
Learners will demonstrate what is needed to sustain a culture of community through effective communication, teamwork, and organizational development.
Stewardship of Resources-
Learners should be able to demonstrate critical thinking and decision-making skills to responsibly utilize all available human and capital resources through personal and organizational development.
Innovation and Distinction-
Learners should be able to demonstrate how ethics, strategy, and implementation lead to creating distinction and innovation within organizations.
Concepts covered in the course material include: communication competence in the digital workplace, coaching, mentoring and conflict resolution, evaluation of fiscal performance, how decisions impact the financial well being of an organization, ethical leadership that influences culture, reporting and performance metrics, effective use of power to enact change, sustainable business practices, leadership strategies, how corporate strategy is linked to organizational structure, how change agents influence vision for the future, decision making, problem solving, and how to build a competitive advantage.
The 36 credit hour program features 12 classes that are 8 weeks in length. Accelerated classes meet once a week in person or online. You will start and complete your program with your class group in about 24 months. The schedule features breaks for the July 4th, Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Coursework is a blend of theory, practice, and current topics. The Capstone course features a personalized project that allows learners to propose, create and defend a business plan, research project, or publish an article that directly relates to their interests or career. Online tools assist in the creation and presentation of the project.