May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2024-2025 University of Wyoming Catalog

Organizational Leadership Minor

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The Organizational Leadership minor is designed to equip students with essential skills and knowledge in leadership, diversity management, ethics, communication, and the ethical use of AI tools.

Curriculum Information

The curriculum comprises 15 credits spread across five courses: Innovation & Creativity, Diversity & Change, Ethics in Organization, Internship, and Capstone: Leadership in Practice. In Innovation & Creativity, students explore theories of organizational change and learn to inspire positive changes within their teams. Diversity & Change delves into managing diverse teams effectively, covering legal compliance and HR management concepts. Ethics in Organization surveys moral theories and applies them to real-world scenarios, fostering self-aware leadership. The Internship offers practical leadership experience through a 42.5-hour project, while the Capstone provides case studies for students to analyze and propose solutions for organizational challenges. Throughout the minor, students develop skills in verbal and written communication, critical thinking, and the ethical application of AI tools. The emphasis on practical experience, ethical decision-making, and diversity management prepares students for success in various organizational settings.

Learning Outcomes

SLO (Student Learning Outcome) 1: Students will learn and compare a variety of leadership and management theories that represent and reflect on organizational structures.

SLO 2: Students will analyze and demonstrate how diversity in a workplace is necessary to produce results and innovative change.

SLO 3: Students will explore ethical theories and understand how those theories are useful in approaching decisions that have moral implications.

SLO 4: Students will demonstrate proficiency in verbal and written communication of information and research data as is needed to be successful within an organizational structure.

SLO 5: Students will implement AI (Artificial Intelligence) tools and software in ethical and professional ways to bring resources and benefits to the organizational structure.

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