Dec 09, 2021  
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BASM 408 - Facilitating Change/Development

5 credits

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.

Course Outcomes
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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