ldr535 | Graduate

Leading Change

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This course applies leadership concepts to create organizational change. Students will create a plan to lead an organizational change in which they have no direct authority over necessary decisions. Other topics include leadership theories, organizational theory, levels of organizational change, and transformation leadership.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Strategic Leadership and Change Management

    • Identify the decision categories in the strategic management process.
    • Identify the major sources of resistance to change and techniques to mitigate resistance.
    • Contrast strategic leadership and change leadership.
    • Discuss mindful leadership as it relates to mitigation of resistance to change

    Leadership, Group Dynamics, and Change

    • Evaluate the benefits and limitations of working in teams.
    • Explain the characteristics of effective top management teams.
    • Contrast individual and group behavioral dynamics during change

    Culture, Diversity, and Ethics

    • Describe organizational ethics and the ethical considerations of change.
    • Explain the characteristics of strong and weak organizational cultures.
    • Explain leadership’s roles in influencing culture
    • Describe leadership actions that sustain a pro-diversity culture

    Leading Organizational Change

    • Describe the stages of crisis management.
    • Explain crisis leadership and its importance.
    • Describe the 5 step crisis risk assessment model.
    • Discuss the Adaptive Learning Model.

    Leadership Theories and Styles

    • Differentiate among conventional and contemporary leadership theories.
    • Differentiate between leadership and managerial roles.
    • Explain new realities as a force of change.

    Positive Leadership and Motiviation

    • Differentiate among transactional, charismatic, transformational, and pseudotransformational leadership.
    • Differentiate among content, process, and reinforcement theories of motivation.
    • Discuss intra and entrepreneurial competencies as applied to organizational leadership.
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