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Who should attend
This certificate is appropriate for professionals with three or more years of experience who are working in, or aspiring toward, leadership roles, and mid- to upper-level managers, high potentials, senior leaders or individual contributors with three or more years of experience who regularly face change in their organization.
About the course
As a leader in your organization, you must be prepared for change. Whether you are dealing with a planned initiative, volatile industry, or unexpected situation, change is inevitable. In this series, you will identify where you fit in the power hierarchy of your organization and how this plays into your role in organizational decision-making.
The Change Management certificate program, developed by Cornell University faculty, will equip you to anticipate where things are moving, implement changes needed, and sustain the momentum of your initiatives to advance your agenda. The four core courses and two leadership electives enable you to meet your specific development goals while customizing the program to suit your particular professional outcomes.
The courses in this certificate will equip you to…
- Analyze your organization in terms of its tendency toward change
- Build an approach for identifying and influencing key stakeholders
- Devise an approach for overcoming resistance
- Explore critical decisions such as when to negotiate, when not to negotiate, whether you should make the opening move in a negotiation, and how many issues you want to put on the table
- Analyze, enhance, and activate your network to achieve goals and improve your ability to exercise power
This certificate has 6 online courses requiring ~36 hours to complete.
This certificate is earned upon completion of four required core courses and two elective courses. Outcomes will vary depending on the elective courses selected.
- Leading Organizational Change
- Leading Strategic Change Initiatives
- Navigating Power Relationships
- Negotiation Skills
Elective Courses (2 Courses)
- Coaching Skills for Leaders
- Leading Collaborative Teams
- Leading across Cultures
- Leading for Creativity and Innovation
- Leading with Credibility
- Motivating People for High Performance
- Planning and Delivering Effective Presentations
- Quality and Service Excellence
- Strategic Decision Making
Participants who successfully complete all 6 courses in this certificate program receive a Change Management Certificate from Cornell University SC Johnson College of Business.
Participants will also receive .6 Professional Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for each course that is successfully completed.
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Samuel Bacharach is the McKelvey-Grant Professor of Labor Management and the Director of the Smithers Institute. He received his BS in economics from NYU. His MS and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. Upon joining the Cornell faculty in 1974, he spent most of his time working on negotiation...
Cathy A. Enz is the Lewis G. Schaeneman Jr. Professor of Innovation and Dynamic Management and a professor in strategy. She currently serves as the associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Hotel Administration. Her prior administrative roles included serving as associate dean for indu...
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Rohit Verma is the dean of external relations for the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Singapore Tourism Board Distinguished Professor in Asian Hospitality Management at the School of Hotel Administration (SHA), and Professor in Operations, Technology and Information Management area. Verm...
Dr. Kate Walsh was named the seventh dean and E.M. Statler Professor of the School of Hotel Administration on June 16, 2017. She served as interim dean and E.M. Statler Professor for one year beginning July 1, 2016, the first day of operations for the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. A pro...
After receiving her S.B. (biology) and Ph.D. (management) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Jan Katz began teaching international management at New York University. Moving to Cornell 21 years ago, she continued teaching international management and marketing at the Johnson Graduate Sc...
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