Course

Organizational Development and Change


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.

Learning Outcomes:

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Describe what an organizational intervention is
  • Discuss the impact of values, the definition of roles, and methods used when implementing large and small-scale change(s)
  • Understand and explain basic teams and team dynamics
  • Identify three major areas of organizational interventions
  • Apply some of the tools and techniques of organizational development to your own work situation

Topics Include:

  • The 21st century organization
  • Organizational structure, design, culture, systems and rewards
  • Management and leadership
  • Diagnostic models and systematic change intervention

Professional Credit: HRCI---PHR, SPHR and GPHR general recertification credit: 19.25 hours.

Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
02-22-2020 to 03-14-2020 2.0 CLASSROOM $710

Judy A Lacroix

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Sat, 02-22-2020 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 02-29-2020 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 03-07-2020 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 03-14-2020 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA

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