Oct 22, 2021
BASM 408 - Facilitating Change/Development
Completion of all 300-level BASM coursework (BASM, SOC, ENGL) with a “C” or better; completion of ENGL& 101 with a “C” or better.
Students will determine and manage planned and unplanned change by reviewing and evaluating change strategies, initiating change; gaining commitment; overcoming resistance; and maintaining momentum of work groups and organizations within both the internal and external environment.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain the need for ongoing organizational change and methods for achieving the change
- Understand organizational effectiveness and how planned change can make organizations more effective
- Examine the roles played by various organizational members in change efforts
- Apply communication, conflict management, and problem-solving skills that are required to promote positive change
- Identify real and potential ethical issues in the workplace and analyze causes and remedies
- Understand the role of facilitator; including personal stake in the change
- Recognizes when the change agent is no longer required
- Understand the different dynamics of private sector vs. public sector change
- Distinguish between leading change and managing change
- Explain how corporate culture affects change
- Understand how an organization’s unique environment help or hinder change
- Recognize how management’s assumptions can inhibit positive change
BAS-OM program core course.
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