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Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Supervision (OLS)

Overview

Mazoon College, in view of its mission to address the higher education needs of the community is offering Bachelor’s Program in Organizational Leadership & Supervision (OLS). This program is prepared with the assistance from the Purdue University, Calumet USA. It is one of the leading universities in United States of America established in 1951 and offers university degree in around fifty bachelor’s and master’s degree programs which are organized under six different colleges, such as College of Business, Education, Technology, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics & Science and Nursing. The course will help the graduates to acquire leadership and supervisory skills necessary to become successful in his personal as well as professional life. This program provides a highly individualized, practical, “real-world” approach to supervisory leadership.

Goals:

To develop a personal leadership vision among graduates that promotes the success in their life. It also provides a source of professional talent for leadership positions in industry, government and other organizations.

Program Objectives:

   To develop skills such leadership, time management, conflict management and decision making needed for professional growth.

  • To provide a broad-based education for those desiring leadership roles in business, government or industry.
  • To deliver outstanding knowledge of organizational leadership and supervision required for national and global technology enterprises.
  • To emphasize important leadership skills, interpersonal relationships and organization dynamics.
  • To provide higher education in organizational leadership and supervision so that graduates grow professionally and remain effective as they advance in careers like human resource, safety and supervision.
  • To enhance economic opportunities for its students and community.
  • To demonstrate professionalism and ethical behavior in making decisions in leadership and management roles in business, institutional and technical settings.

Graduate Attributes

Graduates of the Organizational Leadership and Supervision program have:

  • Knowledge Competency: The broad education in this area will enable the students to understand the theoretical background and use the techniques, skills, and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice.
  • Creative Thinking Skills: By recognizing, appreciating and encouraging the students to come up with innovative ideas that leads to new insights, novel approaches and new way of understanding things.
  • Critical Thinking Ability: By imparting knowledge to identify, analyze and solve applied science problems.
  • Generic Skills: The emphasis is on developing leadership, interpersonal, team work and emotional skills not only for employment prospects but for the development of whole individual. These skills are very essential for any individual to become successful in his life’s journey.
  • Understanding of Professional and Ethical Responsibility: By demonstrating professionalism and ethical behavior in making decisions in leadership and management roles in various settings.

Academic Plan

The program is spread over four years in eight semesters and the students have to complete 120 credit hours. The other courses the students have to study comprises of general management,

 Human resources, mathematics or statistics, economics, computer utilization, English composition and speech, humanities etc. The student have to choose seven courses from the specialization area from the given list of courses, which will develop the student analytical, computational, critical and generic skill for their overall development. Student has to also study free elective which they can from the various courses offered as per their area of interest, the course on Omani society and Entrepreneurship has also been included as per the norms of the Ministry of Higher Education.

Semester -1

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

ENGL 10400

English Composition I

3

 

COM 11400

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3

 

MA 14700

Pre-calculus

3

 

OLS 16300

Fundamentals of Self-Leadership

3

 

OLS25200

Human Relations in Organizations

3

 

Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

 

Semester -2

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

ENGL 22000

Technical Report Writing

3

ENGL 10400

PSY12000

Elementary Psychology

3

 

STAT 13000

Statistics And Contemporary Life

3

 

CIS20400

Introduction To Computer-Based Systems

3

 

OLS13100

Introduction to Safety & Health Management

3

 

Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

Semester -3

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

OLS37400

Supervisory Management

3

OLS 25200

OLS38400

Leadership Process

3

OLS 16300 and OLS 25200

BHS20100

Statistical Methods For The Behavioral Sciences

3

 

OLS37500

Training Methods

3

OLS 25200

SOC 100

Omani Society

3

 

Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

Semester -4

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

ECON21000

Principles Of Economics

3

 

Major Elective 1

Major Elective

3

 

OLS35000

Applied Creativity for Business and Industry

3

 

Free Elective 1

Free Elective

3

 

OLS 27200

Job Evaluation

3

 

Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

Semester -5

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

OLS37600

Human Resource Issues

3

OLS 25200

Major Elective 2

Major Elective

3

 

Major Elective 3

Major Elective

3

 

OLS45400

Gender and Diversity in Management

3

OLS 25200

BUS 230

Business Law

3

 

Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

Semester -6

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

PHIL32400

Ethics For the Professions

3

 

Major Elective 4

Major Elective

3

 

OLS37800

Labor/Management Relations

3

OLS 25200

OLS47700

Conflict Management

3

 

Free Elective 2

Free Elective

3

COM 11400

Total semester credit hours:                                  15 Hours

Semester -7

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

OLS 47400

Conference Leadership Training

3

COM 11400

Major Elective 5

Major Elective

3

 

OLS48300

The Common Law of the Workplace

3

OLS37800

OLS46800

Personnel Law

3

OLS 25200

Free Elective 3

Free Elective

3

 

OLS49300

Senior Project Phase - I

1

 

Total semester credit hours:                                      16 Hours

Semester -8

 

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

MNGT 325

Entrepreneurship

3

 

Major Elective 6

Major Elective

3

 

OLS49700

Senior Project

2

 

ENGL42000

Business Writing

3

ENGL 10400

Major Elective 7

 

3

 

Total semester credit hours:                                  14 Hours

Total all semesters credit hours:                       120 Hours

 

 

Major Elective: student can choose any seven courses from below list.

  1. OLS33600: Fundamentals of Risk Assessment and Management
  2. OLS33700: Introduction to Emergency Management
  3. OLS36300: Fundamentals of Self-Management
  4. OLS36400: Professional Development Program
  5. OLS38700: Emergency Planning and Exercises
  6. OLS57400: Managerial Training and Development
  7. OLS57600: Advanced Topics in Human Resource Management
  8. OLS58000: Interpersonal Skills for Leaders
  9. OLS58100: Workshop in Organizational Leadership and Supervision
  10. OLS58300: Coaching and Mentoring in Organizations
  11. OLS58800: Strategic Planning and Marketing for Technology
  12. OLS58900: Leadership And Ethics
  13. OLS59000: Individual Research Problems in Supervision and Personnel.

 

Free Elective:

Free  Electives

Course Code

Course Name

SOC10000

Introduction to Sociology

AD25500

Art Appreciation

HIST 10400

Introduction to Modern World

Eco 75

Economic Development in the Gulf States

CS  53

Introduction to Programming

IST 211

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