Courses

CHMN615: Setting the Foundation for Positive Organizational Change

Focuses on organizational change management practices and the fundamentals required for the transformation of organizational culture. Students will gain an enhanced understanding of organizational change processes, from navigating the people side of change to facilitating whole systems change. Consideration will be given to the capabilities required to effectively lead change efforts. Students will apply learning through an experientially-oriented change leadership project.
Credits: 3.0

CHMN635: Leading Strategic Systems and Culture Change

Explore ways to create a comprehensive change strategy that engages all levels of an organization. Focuses on the multi-dimensional approaches required to inspire and execute positive change, including managing power and influence; facilitating engagement and communication strategies; and building sustainable change-leadership capacity.
Credits: 3.0

CHMN675: Organizational Change: Advanced Models, Methodologies and Measurement

Explores tools for facilitating planned changes and personal transitions. Viewing organizations and communities as systems, the course examines the key levers for change and how to integrate these into the change planning process. Using this systems view as a foundational platform, several contemporary models of change will be presented including appreciative inquiry, whole systems change and project management. Students will apply knowledge using case studies, examining why change efforts fail and, more importantly, what roles leaders play in ensuring the successful implementation of change initiatives.
Credits: 3.0