Introduction To I/o – psych700 (3 credits)
This survey course introduces the domains of the I/O program. The topics include an overview of the four I/O program domains: human resource management, factors influencing employee performance, organization development, and research relevance within the I/O field of study. Furthermore, the learner will gain a firm understanding of the evolution of the I/O field of study from the foundations of the field to the present day, the various ways that I/O psychologists contribute to organizations, broader scientific community, and the main ethical issues likely to be encountered in the field. The survey course covers a wide variety of topics, ranging from employee selection to organizational development, with the goal of exposing students to the main issues influenced by I/O psychologists.
- Contextualize I/O psychology in terms of the effectiveness of modern organizations and its employees.
- Exemplify how I/O psychologists contribute to organizations and the scientific community.
- Analyze the evolution of the I/O field of study from the foundations to present day.
- Conceptualize the main ethical issues likely to be encountered in the field of I/O psychology.
- Apply research methodology to topics related to the four domains of I/O psychology.
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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