Organizational Leadership News & Views

New master’s in organizational leadership addresses market demand

  • Alvernia MOL

Did you know that less than 15 percent of the companies surveyed by Deloitte believe they do an excellent job at providing leadership programs?

Deloitte’s The Global Human Capital Trends 2014 survey released in March includes a number of statistics like the one mentioned above. If you don’t have time to read the entire report, the main takeaway is summed up in this one succinct sentence:

“Leadership remains the number one talent issue facing organizations around the world”.

To help organizations address this growing concern, Alvernia is proud to offer the first master’s in organizational leadership degree program in Berks County. The curriculum focuses on developing the knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors essential for effectively leading teams, groups and organizations. By embracing a multidisciplinary approach, students will gain a holistic perspective necessary for making decisions in today’s complex business environment.

This blog has been created to help those interested in leadership topics stay on top of current news and trends. We’ll review how teamwork, collaboration, communications, critical thinking and interpersonal skills are vital to both the growth of the individual and the strength of organizations.

The mission statement for the Alvernia University master’s in organizational leadership program is, “to be the premier trusted partner for individuals and organizations in the region for advancing the understanding, development, education and practice of leadership.”

Every week, we’ll share insights that will help accomplish that mission. Feel free to share your thoughts and comments on these topics.

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