UT Dallas 2020 Graduate Catalog

OB6345 - The Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships

OB 6345 The Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships (3 semester credit hours) Executive Education Course. Applying evidence-based concepts, models, and principles, this course explores the dynamics of interpersonal relationships. Self-awareness and "other" awareness will be facilitated by examining behavioral styles and key motivational drivers that influence interpersonal interactions in varied contexts. Examination of dynamics that underscore productive and counterproductive communications will support the student to read and proactively manage communications well before they become problematic. Students learn how to apply skills for effective interpersonal influence in personal and organizational contexts. Skills learned in the course supports continuing interpersonal growth and development as the student encounters new and challenging personal and organizational circumstances. This course also emphasizes practical application of course material through individual and group assignments. (3-0) Y