Every organization needs leadership

Success in today's competitive world requires people who are knowledgeable in traditional business subjects and possess the professionalism and interpersonal skills to motivate individuals to meet the organization’s strategic goals. The Organizational Leadership major will prepare you for important leadership roles. Your personal development means learning how to be a strategic thinker and set organizational goals. Your strategic thinking will include a focus on ethical decision making, civic-mindedness, and innovation. Your focus on people will encourage team development and your own self development, leading others to success using a personal approach rather than a strict focus on impersonal productivity metrics.

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12%

Growth in 
general manager jobs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

95%+

Job
Placement

Our graduates are prepared to meet the growing demand for business skills (2020).

100%

Pass Rate

by our students taking the project management CAPM® exam! PLUS, you pass, we pay! (2019-2021)

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Organizational Leadership Careers

Every career can be enhanced through the study of Organizational Leadership, which is why numerous students choose to combine the organizational leadership program with another major. All business disciplines, from accounting to marketing, need strong leaders in their ranks. All organizational sectors—government, education, business, and nonprofit—require leadership. Graduates from the UNI Business Organizational Management program are prepared to help individuals and organizations achieve success. Some careers that need strong organizational leadership skills include:

  • Business Manager (all disciplines)
  • Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Corporate Recruiter
  • Corporate Negotiator
  • Strategic Planner
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Higher Education Administrator
  • Nonprofit Program Administrator
  • Organizational Trainer

Organizational Leadership Courses

A management degree in organizational leadership from UNI Business provides the skills needed to step into a variety of leadership roles at the very beginning of your career. You will gain insight into your personal leadership strengths, putting theory into practice, and build confidence that you are ready to be a successful organizational leader.

  • Principles of Organizational Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership Skills
  • Business, Ethics & Society
  • Dynamics of Negotiation
  • Managerial Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Information Systems Applications
  • International Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resources Management

Beyond the Classroom

Shape your leadership skills and have some fun by joining a student organization.


Students on campus

The Mission of Business Professionals of America is to develop and empower student leaders to discover their passion and change the world by creating unmatched opportunities in learning, professional growth and service. Members participate in activities to accomplish their goals of self-improvement and leadership development.

Other organizations to check out:

  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • UNI Entrepreneurs
  • Women in Business

UNI students in classroom

Future Business Leaders of America at UNI is an organization for students seeking careers in all areas of business, and helps to prepare an advanced workforce through the development of leadership and technological skills.