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Change Management




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Course level: Undergraduate

This course examines both the human and organizational aspects of change. Topics include identifying the types and sources of change, human and organizational resistance to change, theories of managing change, and developing skills that will enable the student to lead, implement, and sustain change..




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Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Describe classic forms of organizational change.
  • Explain the roles of various types of participants in organizational change.
  • Diagnose organizations to determine organizational frameworks for the process of leading change.

Week 2

  • Articulate effective responses to situations that can help to promote organizational change.
  • Evaluate data used in internal and external organizational change management.
  • Create a model to assess an organization’s readiness for change.

Week 3

  • Examine formal structures and systems used in change initiatives.
  • Expound upon the work of notable organizational change experts.
  • Analyze the dynamic interaction between stakeholder political power and organizational change.

Week 4

  • Differentiate between various stakeholder responses to organizational change.
  • Identify essential characteristics of change leaders.
  • Assess strategies for organizational change.

Week 5

  • Explain the role of measurement in change management.
  • Design a strategy map using measurement tools.
  • Develop a complete change plan.


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