MA Student Resources

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Capstone Information

  • HDO Capstone Project Guidelines: View/download the guidelines here.
  • HDO Capstone Milestones: View captsone milestones here.
  • HDO Capstone Project Poster Template: Download the template here.
    • For printing purposes, the poster specs are: 48 inches (width) x 32 inches (height)
  • HDO Capstone Project Posters Archive: View previous posters here.
  • Batten-Savoie Scholars Application (Capstone Funding Assistance): Click Here to Apply

Alumni Contact Information & Bio Update: Via the form below, please submit any updated contact or bio information.

Alumni Information Update Form
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Student Biographies

  • HDO Class of 2020 Student Biographies: View here.
  • HDO Class of 2019 Student Biographies: View here.
  • HDO Class of 2018 Student Biographies: View here.
  • HDO Class of 2017 Student Biographies: View here.
  • HDO Class of 2016 Student Biographies: View here.
  • HDO Class of 2015 Student Biographies: View here.
  • HDO Class of 2014 Student Biographies: View/download the bios here.

Faculty Biographies

  • HDO Master of Arts Teaching Faculty: View/download here.
  • HDO Professional Seminar Leaders and Affiliate Faculty: View here.

HDO Schedule of Classes 

FALL 2019
(Class of 2020)

INTENSIVE WEEK:
August 21-25 (students arrive 8/20)

CLASS MEETING DATES:
September 06-07 
September 20-21 
October 04-05
October 18-19 
November 01-02
*November 15-16
*November 22-23
December 06-07
*back to back weekends

HDO 381: Individual Perspectives on the Human Dimensions of Organizations
Elizabeth Keating, Fridays 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Intensive Week – August 21, 8:30am to 10am AND August 24, 8:30am to 4:30pm (lunch 12-1pm)

HDO 390: Qualitative Research in Organizations
John Traphagan, Saturdays 8:30am to 11:30am
Intensive Week – August 21, 10:15am to 11:45am AND August 23, 8:30am to 4:30pm (lunch 12-1 pm)

HDO 383: Society, Culture, and Diversity
Elizabeth Richmond-Garza
, Saturdays 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Intensive Week- August 21, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
AND August 22, 8:30am to 4:30pm (lunch 12-1 pm)

HDO 285: Organizational Ethics
Dan Bonevac
, Saturdays 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Intensive Week- August 21, 1:15pm to 2:45pm AND August 25, 8:30am to 3:30pm (Capstone Lunch 12 to 1:30pm)

SPRING 2020
(Class of 2020)

INTENSIVE WEEK:
January 15-19

CLASS MEETING DATES:
January 31-February 01
February 14-15
February 28-29
March 13-14
*March 27-28
*April 03-04
April 17-18
May 01-02

*back to back weekends

HDO 382: Approaches to Leadership
Paul Woodruff

Fridays 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Intensive Week:  January 15, 3:00pm – 4:30pm AND January 19, 8:30am – 4:30pm (lunch break 12-1) 

HDO 380: Cultural Perspectives on the Human Dimensions of Organizations
Polly Strong

Saturdays 8:30am to 11:30am  
Intensive Week:  January 15, 10:15am-11:45am AND January 18, 8:30am – 4:30pm (lunch break 12-1)

HDO 391:  Quantitative Research in Organizations
Mary Rose

Saturdays 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Intensive Week:  January 15, 1:15pm – 2:45pm AND January 17, 8:30am – 4:30pm (lunch break 12-1)

HDO 384: Organizational Inertia, Decision Making and Change
Art Markman

Saturdays 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Intensive Week:January 15, 8:30am-10am AND January 16, 8:30am- 4:30pm (lunch break 12-1)

Summer 2020
(Class of 2020)

INTENSIVE WEEK:
May 27-May 30

CLASS MEETING DATES:
June 12-13
June 26-June 27
July 10-11
July 24-25
*August 07-08
*August 14-15
*back to back weekends

HDO 289: Writing and Researching Organizations
Davida Charney, Fridays 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Intensive Week:
 May 28, 8:30am to 4:30pm

HDO 386: Persuasion and Argumentation
Clay Spinuzzi, Saturdays 8:30am to 12:30pm
Intensive Week: May 27, 8:30am to 4:30pm AND May 30, 8:30am to 3pm

HDO 287: The Structure of Organizations
Zachary Elkins
, Saturdays 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Intensive Week:
 May 29, 8:30am to 4:30pm

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