Managing Planned Change in Complex Organizations

Course #MN4125

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


Examination of the approaches to planning and managing change efforts in complex social systems made up of the interdependent components of technology, structure, task, and people; and of the role of the manager or staff specialist; and the process of helping. Emphasis is placed on strategies and technologies for diagnosis and planning aimed at effective implementation. Course provides opportunities for practice using both simulations and actual organizational cases. Particular emphasis is placed on the DoD/ DoN organizations and the special problems they have in bringing about change. Prerequisites: None.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  08 Dec 2023

    Last day of classes

  •  12 Dec 2023 – 14 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter final examinations

  •  15 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter graduation

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