Student Learning Outcomes

All OL graduate students are expected to meet the following Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) upon graduation:

    1.   Consistently demonstrate exemplary written and oral communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

2.   Distinguish contemporary leadership theories and models; articulate a personal leadership philosophy; and apply appropriate models to an organizational setting.

3.   Ability to assess self, others, groups, and organizations to achieve shared goals.

4.   Demonstrate personal ethical and professional standards; apply standards to the organizational setting.

5.   Reflect and assess communication-based skills required for effective participation in organizational life.

6.   Apply basic financial and budgeting techniques in an organizational setting.

7.   Apply research, critical thinking and inquiry skills in data gathering, synthesis, problem solving, and decision-making abilities.

8.   Demonstrate ability to engage in independent research through an in-depth understanding of the literature; present research in written and oral form.