Who should attend
Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.
About the course
Knowing how to initiate, lead, and manage successful change initiatives is valuable for leaders at all levels. Topics may include: change theories and models; change management strategies; initiating and implementing change; and organizational and individual learning associated with change experiences.
Course at a glance
- Fully online course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
- This is a certified ACMP QEP (Qualified Educational Provider) course.
- Aimed at emerging leaders, supervisors, and mid-level managers who seek to move up within their organization by improving their leadership skills.
What you will learn
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Recognize the concepts within various change models.
- Apply Kotter’s Accelerate 8-Step Model to a case study and assess reasons for change failure.
- Describe the difference between leading and managing change.
- Evaluate the different elements of change from a leadership perspective.
- Consider what change capability means to an organization.
- Explain and analyze the Change Framework: Evaluate – Strategize – Plan – Execute – Sustain.
- Construct the elements of a high functioning leadership team.
- Apply systems thinking to identify solutions and implement change.
- All course resources and learning materials will be available through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
- This is a graded course; assessment includes post-course work to be completed via eClass.
The former mayor of St. Albert (Alberta), Nolan Crouse spent 30 years in management and executive roles in companies such as Procter and Gamble, West Fraser Timber, and Alberta Energy Company (EnCana). He is a past recipient of the prestigious Pulp and Paper John Bates Award, received the Rotary ...
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