The Center’s undergraduate courses introduce students to the Center for Positive Organizations and its research on Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS). The courses offer students a hands-on experience with POS through a unique combination of academic coursework, action-based learning, engagement with the Center’s broad community of scholars and practitioners, and participation in related University and community events.
The following courses at the University of Michigan are infused with Positive Organizational Scholarship:
- BA 534: Business Leadership Residency
- BCOM 430: Positive Communication
- ES 440: Building Healthy Business
- MO 302: Positively Leading People and Organizations
- MO 321: Leadership in Organizations
- MO 355: Magnify: The Science and Practice of Flourishing at Work and Beyond
- MO 414: Managing Change
- MO 415: Introduction to Managing Human Capital
- MO 455: The Science of Flourishing at Work and Beyond
- MO 468: Designing Your Life to Thrive in the New World of Work
- MO 620: Leading a Good Life
- PSYCH 395: Org Psych
- PSYCH 467: Curr Topic Org Psych: Positive Organizational Psychology
Thriving Catalyst Endorsement
University of Michigan students enrolled in any academic program are invited to earn a Thriving Catalyst Endorsement to gain an interdisciplinary grounding in Positive Organizational Scholarship, a field dedicated to unlocking and nurturing the highest level of human potential in organizations and communities.
Thriving Catalyst students will acquire a full toolbox that is evidence-based, rigorous, and solution-oriented. You will emerge equipped with the capacity to unlock greater passion, energy, connection, and purpose in yourself and to take others with you on the journey to thriving. Given our rapidly-changing ways of working, this endorsement launches you into a whole new sphere of capability, helping you realize possibilities in yourself and in others.
The Thriving Catalyst Endorsement can be entered at any time and completed at the student’s personal pace.
Learn more about the Thriving Catalyst Endorsement.
Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Magnify Immersion Program
The Magnify Immersion Program is a spring semester immersive academic program that brings Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS) to students in order to learn, identify, and apply POS principles and practices to build high-performing organizations that enable people to thrive.
The course is composed of three components: classroom work, action-learning, and an integrated reflection. Students learn about the latest POS research, principles, and practices and spend are embedded at a partner organization working with high-level change agents to observe and interpret positive capabilities.
Questions about the Magnify Immersion Program can be directed to email@example.com.
We support students’ well-being; please visit the Well-being Collective to learn more.