Organizational Behaviour

This course will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of human behaviour in organizations. It will focus on an analysis of organizational behaviour from three perspectives: individual, group and the organization as a whole. Topics to be covered include organizational effectiveness; personality; perception and personality; emotions and values; decision making; communication; leadership; conflict; and organizational culture and change. In addition to the theory component, students will have an opportunity to develop analytical and decision making skills through completion of case studies, exercises and self-reflection.

Additional Information

Delivery Option:

This course is available through in-class and online delivery options.

Online option is available via weekly intake. The registration deadline for the online option is the Wednesday prior to the Monday start date. You will have four months to complete the course.

Course Material:

Fees do not include textbook. The textbook can be purchased online at the Bow Valley College Bookstore

Online learners will have access to the course material through Desire2Learn(D2L) on the start date.


This course is recognized by the Canadian Payroll Association towards certification. For more information, visit Canadian Payroll Association

For more information, please contact:

Prospective Student Centre 403.410.1402
Continuing Education 403.410.1595 or email

Register for this course:

Click on an offering and add to cart or call 403.410.1400.

This is a required course for the:

Human Resources Certificate


Start Date:
May 01, 2017
End Date:
December 31, 2017
BVC Online
Hours of Study:
Domestic Tuition:
International Tuition:
Additional charges may be applied for this offering