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Today’s working professionals are frequently leading others through dynamic and changing landscapes. They are tasked with leading their teams to do more with less, championing new changes amid uncertainty, all while resolving interpersonal conflicts and resistance to change. Managing stakeholders can be especially challenging in times of persistent and rapid change within complex organizations. By learning foundational leadership and change management skills, team leaders and managers will be better positioned to analyze the change landscape, plan responses and achieve desired outcomes. This course offers skill-building in areas such as: analyzing change factors and change readiness; building strategic partnerships; increasing receptivity for change; thinking critically about change drivers; evaluating stakeholder dynamics; communicating effectively; and balancing assessment, planning, and action. The particular challenges associated with leading dynamic cycles of change will be addressed.
 

Learning Formats


 
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Hybrid In-class:
Traditional in-person class meetings at one of our campus locations with access to our online learning portal, "Canvas." Classes typically meet one evening a week, so working professionals can attend without having to take time off from work. Schedules can vary, so be sure to check the schedule before enrolling. Click on the “In-class” section below to view location, dates, and times.

  

 
 

Live Online:
Fully online instructor-led training using live virtual class meetings via Zoom conferencing systems. Click on the “Live Online” section below to view details of the online meeting times and instructor information.

 



Online:
Fully online Instructor-led training on your schedule with no set meeting times. Lectures are pre-recorded and your instructor will set weekly discussion topics to help you engage with the content and share meaningful experiences. Click on the “Online” section below to view course details.

Note: Not all formats may be available every quarter.

Note: For questions, please contact ProjectManagement@ucsd.edu.

Course Number: BUSA-40978
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Project Management

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