Cornell University

Undergraduates

What’s the value of organizational behavior courses?

As with other ILR courses, they provide hands-on experience through cases and projects, as well as opportunities to learn from instructors who are well-versed in both theory and practice.  Recruiters and employers in business as well as other professions look for the types of skills that OB courses provide, including:

  • Business knowledge
  • Strategic thinking
  • Analytical skills Leadership

What courses can I take?

It all starts in the sophomore year with ILROB1220, the Introduction to Organizational Behavior course offered every semester.

After that, consider taking additional courses that provide more in-depth explorations of specific disciplines and topics. Here are some of the possibilities:

  • ILROB1750 Behavior, Values, and Performance
  • ILROB2220 Controversies about Inequality
  • ILROB2225 Commitments to Groups and Organizations
  • ILROB3290 Organizational Cultures
  • ILROB3201 Organizational Change: Theory and Practice
  • ILROB3210 Group Solidarity
  • ILROB3201 The Psychology of Industrial Engineering
  • ILROB3700 The Study of Work Motivation
  • ILROB4230 Leadership in Organizations
  • ILROB4670 Leadership Development
  • ILROB4240 Social Influence and Persuasion
  • ILROB4250 Seminar in Organizational Culture
  • ILROB4260 Managing Creativity and Innovation
  • ILROB4270 The Professions: Organization and Control
  • ILROB4280 Blue-Collar Work in America
  • ILROB4290 Organizational Politics and Institutional Change
  • ILROB4700 Group Processes
  • ILROB4710 Organizations and Negotiation
  • ILROB4720 Applied Organizational Behavior
  • ILROB4750 Organizational Uncertainty and Tactical Leadership

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How do I Learn More?

Schedule a meeting with Undergraduate Admissions staff or order printed material.