The Sustainable Organizational Change Management and Leadership course will focus on preparing students to be a "sustainability champion", i.e. a person who is leading a change effort in an organization towards sustainability. The course will focus on practical tools and concepts that are useful from this perspective. In addition, students will have an opportunity to add to their personal facilitation tool box so they have the skills necessary to engage their peers in a sustainability change process. The course will feature interactive exercises and classes will be developed around four steps to create an engaging learning environment: anchoring student experience in the issue at hand, adding a practical concept to help address the issue, applying the concept in practice, and reflecting on real-world applicability once students are away from the class. The course will also include guest lecturers who are currently championing sustainability efforts to share lessons learned and advise students on their course work and future career path. This course is complemented by a keystone project in the program where students will have an opportunity to apply concepts and lessons learned from this course.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Winter 2016
ORGB 7160 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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