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MGMT201 - Organizational Fundamentals

Course Details

Course Code: MGMT201 Course ID: 4121 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Students taking this course should not take RTMG150. This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the challenges that arise for managers in organizational settings and to provide an introduction to the concepts and theories that can be useful in facilitating organizational effectiveness. Students will have the opportunity to review and critique the latest research on obstacles facing the modern workplace, motivation of employees, organizational justice, and implementing the best systems, processes and procedures for efficient workflow.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session
10/28/19 - 04/03/20 04/06/20 - 05/31/20 Spring 2020 Session B 8 Week session
11/25/19 - 05/01/20 05/04/20 - 06/28/20 Spring 2020 Session I 8 Week session
12/30/19 - 05/29/20 06/01/20 - 07/26/20 Spring 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Illustrate knowledge of managing individuals within an organization
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Identify several approaches to leadership
  • Compare the culture and structure of various organizations
  • Analyze a management issue related to motivation, personality, diversity and/or power within an organization

Grading for the course will be based on the following:

  • Eight Forum Assignments
  • Four Written Assignments


In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note Web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.