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Leading Change

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'In this applied and experiential course, students will learn how to lead change efforts by collaborating with a community organization to address a change dilemma(s) they face. To do this we will explore the defining conceptual frameworks of change management. We will eaxmine the dynamics of envisioning change, assessing the need for change, developing intervention strategies, implementation considerations, understanding and managing resistance, and assessing the impact of change on the organization , it's members, and other key stakeholders. In addition, students will learn, apply, and receive constructive feedback on their application of the methods and technologies used in the practice of leading change agents through service learning in community organizations. They will frame organizational issues and identify how to enter into, diagnose, and intervene in dyanmic organizational settings.'