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Managing Change In The Workplace

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This course provides an overview of the models and processes required for managing change. It introduces a cycle of change that when implemented enables organizations and their members to methodically improve organizational systems while reducing resistance to change. These models of change are applicable to learning organizations across boundaries and cultures.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 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: 5

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    Innovation of Change

    • Explain how diversity and inclusion are promoting change in corporate America.
    • Analyze the influence of new products and technology as a catalyst for change.
    • Explore the opportunity of innovation and the changing workplace.
    • Define how the changing nature of careers will affect how managers adapt to the future.

    Communication and Leadership

    • Evaluate how manager and leadership qualities affect the outcome of change in the new workplace on a global level.
    • Define the contribution of employee empowerment as a catalyst for change in an organization.
    • Analyze the role of communication in global change management.
    • Analyze control as a change management function.

    Functions of Management as Elements of Change

    • Identify how internal and external forces influence change in organizations.
    • Explain the roles of leaders in creating the strategic rationale for change.
    • Define change models and change agents.
    • Interpret when and how change models can be utilized to support change initiatives.

    Decision-Making in Change Management

    • Summarize how learning organizations may influence change initiatives.
    • Examine the organization’s strategy, mission, vision, and values.
    • Appraise the organization’s culture.
    • Evaluate the organization’s structure.

    Planning for Change in an Organization

    • Outline benefits of entrepreneurship as a catalyst of innovation in the context of change management.
    • Explain how change management benefits from contingency planning in an uncertain business landscape.
    • Define how change models from Lewin or Kotter can support strategic management efforts in bringing change into an organization.
    • Analyze how authority, responsibility and delegation must evolve to facilitate change in an organization.
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