Project Team Leadership

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
In today's highly competitive, resource-scarce, internet-time based world, project management continues to be an important ingredient to organizational success.  To meet the growing need of organizations, Louisiana Tech now offers an online degree in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Project Team Leadership.  This interdisciplinary degree is a 120-hour program designed to help students move easily into a leadership role.

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK
According to a study by the Anderson Economic Group, an average of 1.2 million project management positions will be needed each year through at least 2016.

SAMPLE CLASSES
ORGL 300   Intro to Organizational Leadership Concepts and Principles
ORGL 311   Professional Writing
ORGL 314   Diversity and Intercultural Understanding in a Global Context
ORGL 317   Concepts and Technologies of Organizational Communication
ORGL 321   Principles of Team Leadership in Project Management
ORGL 324   Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
MGMT 310  Management of Organizations
ORGL 327  Laws and Ethics Applied to Organizations
ORGL 334  Critical Thinking and Analytics
ORGL 335  Contemporary Business Issues
PSYC 304  Social Psychology
ORGL 337  Strategic Planning Within Organizational Cultures
PSYC 494  Special Topics: Teams in Organizations
PSYC 465  Industrial Psychology

PSYC 485  Industrial Behavioral Analysis
PSYC 484  Human Relations
PSYC 494  
Special Topics: Advanced Project Leadership

APPLYING FOR THE PROGRAM
Online applications and information for Louisiana Tech University are available at:
http://www.latech.edu/admissions/transfer/admission_requirements.shtml
http://www.latech.edu/admissions/transfer/

SCHOOL OVERVIEW
"At Tech, you'll belong.  Tech is family."  That's how one graduate described the Louisiana Tech experience.  With its reputation for offering a private-college atmosphere at a public-university price, Tech is one place where students are always remembered, from the faculty who take personal pride in student achievements to the bricks in the alumni walkway that bear graduates' names.

Founded in 1894, this selective admissions university offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and a wide variety of graduate degrees from within its 31 masters' and 10 doctoral programs.

Tech has 1,592 freshmen and a total of 10,607 students, all thriving in a safe and supportive environment where collaborative research opportunities enhance learning alongside extracurricular and NCAA Division I athletic programs that enrich student life.  Five colleges offer undergraduate studies while students who opt to pursue postgraduate studies have access to faculty and facilities on the cutting edge of bioinformatics, nanotechnology and information technology as well as in the area of intellectual, social and economic development.

The pedestrian-friendly campus revolves around the oaks-shaded Quad and its gracious gardens, beckoning benches and splashing Lady of the Mist fountain.  Other highlights include the 16-story Wyly Tower of Learning, the cutting-edge Institute for Micromanufacturing, the innovative Center for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, and the imposing, round Thomas Assembly Center.

The 255-acre campus is also home to Tolliver Hall with its popular Java Cyber Cafe'; an Olympic-size, T-shaped swimming pool; two spaces dedicated to the performing arts; the Lambright Sports Center; a nine-hole university golf course; and University Park, an apartment-style community with a signature ballpark view.

The university, which sits on the edge of historic Ruston (population: 22,000), enjoys close ties with its friendly neighbor.  Many of Tech's students are actively engaged in cooperative projects with Ruston businesses and serve in local civic organizations.

Louisiana Tech University President Dr. Dan Reneau:
"This collaborative degree provides students with a unique opportunity to capitalize on the strengths and synergies of the UL System's member institutions.  Louisiana Tech looks forward to serving these students and producing graduates who will effectively lead organizations throughout our state and nation."

CONTACT INFO
For questions about admissions requirements and financial aid, contact:
Joan Edinger or MaryBeth Walsh, Office of Admissions
orgleadership@latech.edu

For questions about the curriculum, contact:
Tilman Sheets, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Tilman@latech.edu
318.257.3008

Visit the Organizational Leadership home page to get additional information about the overall program, including cost, age/credit requirements, and length of term. 

 

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