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Number:MG398
Name:Leading Change
Description:This course focuses on leading change within organizations by introducing models such as Kotter & Cohen?s eight-step change model. Change models will be applied to various types of organizations (for profit, non-profit, education, government, military, among others). The course will integrate examples such as Kotter & Cohen?s change model with the drivers of change within modern-day organization and explore the leading reasons why individuals resist change. Students will have the opportunity to incorporate and apply a change model to a ?real world? setting.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): MG224

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course students should be able to: Identify and apply the principles of organizational change; Utilize various strategies to effectively lead change; Develop a model demonstrating how organizational change theory supports practices which lead organizational change; Craft and integrate a strategic planning approach for organizational culture, organizational structure, and the human processes supporting the culture and structure.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
F 2014 BUILDING ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY FOR CHANGE JUDGE