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Sustainable Change Management and Leadership ORGB 5230

Organizational Behaviour Course

Course details

Consumers, regulatory agencies, NGOs, and employees are increasingly demanding change in the social and environmental impacts of businesses and organizations. This course prepares students to be sustainability champions who lead change efforts within organizations to promote social equity and respect planetary boundaries. Students learn practical tools and concepts, adding to their personal facilitation tool box to help them engage others in sustainability change processes.


  • Acceptance into the Sustainable Business Advanced Certificate, Sustainable Business Leadership Advanced Diploma, or Bachelor of Business Administration program.





Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2023

Below is one offering of ORGB 5230 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.

CRN 68087


Tue Apr 11 - Tue Jun 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 68087
  • $727.06
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Tue 19:30 - 21:20 Downtown DTC Rm. 483
Apr 11 - Jun 27 N/A N/A Online

Adrienne Petersohn

Course outline




Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Reserved for students registered in the Sustainable Business Leadership or the BBA program. BBA students, please email your student ID to for permission to register. If you are not enrolled in either of these programs at BCIT and are seeking special permission to register, email

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe a model of organizational change and sustainability.
  • Identify successful practices of sustainability champions.
  • Address common objections for taking a proactive organizational stance on sustainability.
  • Analyze an organization to identify key sustainability challenges.
  • Articulate a robust and engaging vision and strategic goals for sustainability.
  • Articulate common blunders and derailers sustainability champions face.
  • Analyze an organization’s governance and culture to determine readiness for sustainability change.
  • Identify initiatives to align governance and organizational culture to support a transition to sustainability.
  • Draw from a toolbox of practical facilitation concepts.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

Sustainable Change Management and Leadership (ORGB 5230) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Bachelor of Business Administration Full-time/Part-time
  2. Sustainable Business
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  3. Sustainable Business Leadership
    Advanced Diploma Full-time
  4. Sustainable Business Leadership
    Advanced Diploma Part-time


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