LIBR 504 (3)

MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION ORGANIZATIONS

Cross-listed with ARST 570

PREREQUISITES:
MLIS and Dual MAS/MLIS: completion of the MLIS core
MAS: students should take ARST 570

GOAL: The goal of this course is to prepare professional librarians and archivists to work effectively within a larger organization and to assume managerial responsibilities within their unit.

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define specific terms used in business management and information organization management;
  • Explain concepts used in business management and information organization management;
  • Conduct a successful literature search, including print, electronic and Internet resources, in the area of business management and information organization management;
  • Work successfully both in a collaborative way and in an individual way in a work team environment;
  • Make an effective business presentation;
  • Write an effective task force report.

 CONTENT:

  • Management Development: An Historical Overview
  • The Planning Process Within the Organization
  • Organizational Structure
  • Staffing the Organization
  • Directing/Leading the Organization
  • Principles of Financial Control
  • Change Management in Libraries and Archives