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Leading Successful Organizational Change

A required course in the Human Resources Management and the Organizational Leadership and Communication Certificate Programs.

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Course Description

Managing change in an organization is a dynamic process. Effective change maximizes the alignment between an organization's strategies, structure, systems and culture. It requires an understanding of the systemic interrelationships among these factors and how changes in one can affect another. This course focuses on planning and implementing change in organizations, with an emphasis on the role of leadership within an organization. Participants examine the role of leadership and the competencies and skills required of individuals who initiate, manage, and are affected by change.

NOTE: This course may have optional, live sessions via Zoom. The sessions will be recorded and posted for students who are not able to attend. The Zoom meeting link and password to join will be provided in your course. A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access your courses Zoom sessions.

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  • Details
  • $675
  • March 28, 2022 to June 05, 2022
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00118
  • ID/Units: MGMT X456.8  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SPRING 2022


Wendi Fast. Ed.D. is an experienced organizational development professional who has been an independent consultant directing OD and training efforts for divisions of Fortune 500 companies for over 25 years. Her work supports high priority, strategic organizational change by partnering with executive and management clients to develop and implement learning strategies, programs and content. Wendi has taught at the university level, holds a master’s degree in Organizational Communication, a doctorate in Organizational Leadership as well as several widely recognized training certifications.

Textbook Information

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

Required Textbook(s):

Book - ISBN: 9780738219653
William Bridges, 4 ed, Da Capo Lifelong Books

Book - ISBN: 9780974320625
Travis Bradberry & Jean Greave, TalentSmart; Har/Dol En edition

Book - ISBN: 9781422158005
Kotter, Chan Kim, Mauborgne, 1 ed, Harvard Business Review

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START03/28/2022Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END06/05/2022Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---