Organizational Behavior and Dynamics

Flexible Certificate in Organizational Dynamics for Managers and Leaders

Bryant University’s Organizational Behavior and Dynamics course was requested by our corporate partners to empower employees, managers, and leaders to understand how their behaviors contribute to an ever-changing work environment. By shining a light on why people behave the way they do, you’ll gain insights on how to resolve conflicts and improve performance in your workplace.

Key Knowledge Areas in Organizational Dynamics

Through the Organizational Behavior and Dynamics Certificate, you will:

  • Understand concepts such as motivation, power, influence, conflict, and negotiation.
  • Assess professional relationships to increase job satisfaction and improve performance.
  • Effectively navigate organizational issues.
  • Determine how various behaviors influence an organization’s missions, vision, and goals.


  • Professionals at all levels in an organization
  • Employees, managers, and aspiring and current leaders

Course Requirements

This Organizational Behavior and Dynamics course consists of five weeks of guided learning, including use of multimedia, interactive modules, and curated readings, as well as meetings with the instructor as requested. Expect to spend approximately 6-7 hours per week working through coursework and assignments.

First-time online learner? “Strategies for Success” is a one-week module that will familiarize you with our learning system before you begin your certificate program and ensure you are ready to participate. Required for all first-time, self-paced Bryant learners.

Course Format: Online, Self-Paced
Schedule: 5-week course, 6-7 hours/week
Begin the Sunday following enrollment
Tuition: $995
CEUs: 3.0
Registration Opens: December 15, 2023

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Learn From an Industry Expert

“This is an actionable course where employees and leaders will apply new knowledge to work relationships, resulting in a positive outcome for themselves and their organization.”

Instructor Alex Cole, Ed.D.

Bryant Value


No matter how busy your schedule is, Bryant's online, self-paced program gives you the flexibility you need.

High-Caliber Expert

All of our online courses are taught by top-notch Bryant faculty or industry experts who are leaders within their field.

Interactive Learning

During this 5-week course, you'll spend 6 to 7 hours per week on guided learning, interactive modules, and curated reading.

Meet Your Instructor: Alex Cole

Alex Cole, Ed.D., has taught courses in organizational behavior, policy and management, and economics. As executive director of graduate and professional education at Bryant University, he leads a team that researches, develops, launches, and manages graduate and workforce educational programs. With more than 15 years of experience in higher education, he has worked in managerial and leadership roles in areas such as public relations, communications, marketing, and enrollment management. He earned a doctorate in education from Trevecca Nazarene University, a master’s degree from Keuka College, and a bachelor’s degree from St. Bonaventure University.

Meet Your Instructor: Alex Cole

Bryant University Instructor Alex Cole

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