Reading, PA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014
What is the difference between management and leadership? That’s just one of the questions that will be answered at the information session for the Masters in Organizational Leadership (MOL) Program at Alvernia University. Prospective students can learn all the details about this new program on Thursday, June 19.
Travis Berger, MOL program coordinator will be in the Alvernia University Upland Center, room 227, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to explain the program curriculum, requirements and application process.
This selective program is offered in a small cohort model to promote collaboration and professional growth. Classes are offered in the evenings at Alvernia’s main campus in Reading and are delivered in traditional, blended and online formats. Students who enroll in the fall cohort should graduate in less than two years.
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 gain a holistic perspective necessary for making decisions in today’s complex business environment.
Designed for a wide range of technical and functional experts, supervisors, managers, project managers, and executives, the program develops the critical thinking, communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills pivotal for motivating and engaging employees, generating organizational strategy, and driving long-term superior organizational performance.
Alvernia’s MOL program follows the guidelines established by the International Leadership Association for leadership programs and incorporates the best practices of the Center for Creative Leadership and Harvard Business School.
This program is geared to the working professional and Alvernia recognizes that this type of student has different needs than traditional students. That’s why this in-demand leadership program was created with flexible scheduling and learning options.
About Alvernia’s Leadership Programs
Alvernia is a leading provider of masters and doctorate leadership programs for students in Reading and the surrounding communities in Pottsville, Harrisburg, Allentown, Lancaster, Kutztown and Philadelphia. For more information, visit: http://www.alvernia.edu/mol
Alvernia is a thriving university that empowers students through real-world learning to discover their passion for life, while providing the education to turn what they love into lifetimes of career success and personal fulfillment, helping them make the world a better place. Situated on a scenic 121-acre suburban campus in historic Berks County, Pa., the university of more than 3,000 students is conveniently located near Philadelphia (60 miles) and within an easy drive of New York, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. With a College of Arts and Sciences and College of Professional Studies, Alvernia today offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and minors and a range of graduate programs at the master’s and doctoral levels through its School of Graduate and Adult Education. Satellite sites are located in Philadelphia and Schuylkill County. As one of only 22 Franciscan institutions in the country, Alvernia’s focus on caring for each other, the environment and the community are joined with a challenging educational experience to provide an unparalleled environment to grow, develop and mature as a person and professional.