Groups Theory & Practice for Inclusive Organizations

Schools of Public Engagement: Milano General Curriculum

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Degree Students

Groups Theory & Practice

Fall 2022

Taught By: Sujatha Jesudason and Latha Poonamallee

Section: A

CRN: 14456

Credits: 3

Working in teams including virtual teams is an essential element of organizational life. This course introduces classic and contemporary group development models and team science theory and practice in the context of different organizational settings. Particular attention will be paid to examining current literature and practice on diversity in groups and teams including questioning diversity as an aggregate construct, unpacking its different dimensions and understanding how they interact with each other and how and when diversity can be the source of collective creativity and insight. By the successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate their understanding of diverse and complex teams and their performance in traditional, virtual and global contexts; 2. Identify, adapt and apply academic research on teams to the practical use and leadership of diverse and inclusive teams; 3. Describe key aspects of teams such as social identity, organizational identification, trust, shared values and mental models, collective responsibilities, psychological safety, and learning; 4. Understand the role of emotional intelligence, coaching, and mentoring in building and leading diverse teams; 5. Understand the types of conflicts that can arise in teams and how to develop norms and conversational styles to address them.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Milano General Curriculum (NMIL)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: Hybrid

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 24, 2022 (Saturday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: October 24, 2022 (Monday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:24pm 6/29/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Building: Online Course

Room: 999

Date Range: 9/19/2022 - 11/6/2022

Days: Friday, Saturday

Times: 10:00am - 5:00pm

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Date Range: 9/23/2022 - 9/24/2022

Days: Saturday

Times: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Building: TBD

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Date Range: 10/29/2022 - 10/29/2022