Organizational Psychology Theory, Models, and Assessment in Practice

ORG OP505 - Organizational Psychology Theory, Models, and Assessment in Practice

Credits: 3

This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical foundations, models, and practical applications of organizational psychology. Building upon the introductory course, this intermediate-level course focuses on the assessment and measurement of psychological constructs and the practical application of assessment methods, emphasizing the analysis and reporting of data in organizational settings. Throughout the course, students will learn about organizational assessment by gaining hands-on experience in administering surveys and conducting interviews to collect both qualitative and quantitative data. In this course, students will analyze and interpret quantitative and qualitative data and practice preparing feedback reports with actionable recommendations for joint sense-making and decision-making with clients. Additionally, students will consider ethical considerations and best practices in conducting assessments and interpreting results. By the end of the course, students will have developed a foundation in the theories and models of organizational psychology and will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to apply these concepts in practical settings, to analyze and interpret organizational data and identify areas or approaches for change.