Students in this course study the planned, systemic change interventions that increase effectiveness and enhance individual development. In addition to gaining exposure to evidence-based models for effective organizations, students practice the art of navigating through ambiguity. They learn to work with different personality types. In this experiential, interactive course, students engage in group activities and collaborate on a team project, both in and out of the class.
Designed for leaders who are charged with bringing about change, this course builds a valuable foundation for managers, human resource professionals, internal and external consultants, and those interested in pursuing a career in this field. It provides an overview of the field of OD, the nature of change, and the role of the OD practitioner.
- The 21st century organization
- Organizational structure, design, culture, systems and rewards
- Management and leadership
- Diagnostic models and systematic change intervention
Note(s): Professional Credit: HRCI---PHR, SPHR and GPHR general recertification credit: 19.25 hours.