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Department: Management and Organization

  • Management and Organization

    Management and Organization

    Strategic Leaders. Leading Thinkers. Thinking Leaders.

    The Management and Organization Department teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the fields of strategy, organization behavior, leadership, strategy formulation, management of innovation, organization design, developing teams, decision-making, and motivating employees. Our research covers a broad range of topics within the business administration disciplines and we are dedicated to teaching students the skills they need to succeed in management careers.

"Great things are accomplished by talented people who believe they will accomplish them."

Professor Warren Bennis


  • BS Business Administration with Emphasis in Leadership and Innovation (BLDR)

    Leadership and innovation for competitive advantage. Business Administration with an emphasis in Leadership and Innovation teaches students to lead and innovate, identify and solve critical problems, and build a sustainable competitive advantage.







Below is a selection of current courses taught by the department. For a complete listing of current courses please see the USC SCHEDULE OF CLASSES.

  • BUAD-101
    Freshman Leadership Seminar
    Colloquium of leading researchers, authors, and administrators in the Marshall School of Business and other schools at USC. Industry leaders will also be invited to talk about leadership challenges. Graded CR/NC. Open by invitation only to freshman business and accounting majors.
  • BUAD-304
    Organizational Behavior and Leadership
    The role of leadership in business organizations; concepts and skills for managing oneself and others.
  • BUAD-497
    Strategic Management
    Examination of managerial decision-making, planning, and policy under changing environments; readings, cases, exercises, simulations.

Contact Us

University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Department of Management & Organization
701 Exposition Blvd – Hoffman Hall 431
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1424 MC: 1424

Phone: 213-740-0728  |  Fax: 213-821-6000

DR. KYLE MAYER, Department Chair
SANDRA VEGA, Operations Manager

EMAIL the MOR Department for more information.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm