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Navigating Organizational Politics

An elective course in the Certificate Program in Human Resources Management.

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Course Description

Learn how to get things done and excel in a world where best intentions and hard work aren't always enough. This workshop provides you with an understanding of organizational politics and positive political strategies to manage challenging situations, bosses and co-workers. Topics include political styles, environments, intuition, and compass; personal and organizational power, uncovering hidden agendas, and dealing positively and ethically with office politics. Instruction is interactive and participant-focused, involving extensive group projects, case studies, and applications of learning in real time.

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  • Details
  • $450
  • January 31, 2011 to March 20, 2011
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00374
  • ID/Units: MGMT X451.92  (2.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: Winter 2011


Rachel Choppin, M.A., principal at HR 4 You and instructor at UCLA, UC Davis and UC Irvine Extensions. Rachel is an accomplished teacher, human capital consultant and career counselor with 20 years experience in facilitating professional and leadership development over three continents. She is passionate about creating interactive learning experiences and bringing out the best in people, and excels in engaging participants in applying learning in real time and contributing to their organization's success. Rachel has successfully hired, coached, trained and transitioned hundreds of professionals both as a VP of HR and a consultant. She consults and conducts training in organizations and professional associations in USA and Israel. For testimonials, see and

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

Book - ISBN: 0385507585
Kathleen Reardon, 2005 ed, Crown Business

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
On-line Meeting01/31/2011Monday12:00 AM12:00 AMOn-line classOL
On-line Meeting02/07/2011Monday7:30 PM9:30 PMdo not useWEBINR
On-line Meeting02/28/2011Monday8:00 PM9:30 PMdo not useWEBINR
On-line Meeting03/17/2011Thursday8:00 PM9:30 PMdo not useWEBINR