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Description

Prepare individuals and groups within your organization to adapt to new technologies, markets, challenges and change.

Outline

Ensure high-performing levels of productivity

Organization Development (OD) focuses on aspects of organizational life, including culture, values, systems, and behavior. It examines the organization's culture, processes, and structures and makes use of planned change for improvement. The goal of OD is to define and plan how successful organizations ensure high performance in the workplace. It is a complex educational strategy used to prepare individuals, groups and organizations to adapt to new technologies, markets, challenges and change. Many HR and management skills, including team building, coaching, training, and management and leadership development, grow from or are influenced by OD. This course introduces managers, change agents, leaders and HR professionals to the underpinnings and processes of OD. It will provide a solid foundation in role in facilitating a change process and supporting those who make change happen.

Following this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the skills needed to lead successful change and organization development initiatives
  • Gain an overview of what it takes to lead organization development interventions, models, and processes
  • Examine organizational behavior as it relates to improving performance, analysis, systems thinking and measurement techniques
  • Learn how to apply a core OD process model and build momentum for change to diagnose and implement opportunities
  • Explore key success factors facilitating a change process for individual, group. and large-scale interventions
  • Learn how to align, measure, and evaluate OD initiatives to business goals

 

CANCELLATIONS are subject to a ten-percent processing fee if received 5 or fewer working days before the program start. REFUNDS are not granted if you cancel on or after the first day of the program. Notice may be faxed to (612) 624-5359.

To register for all courses at once and receive a 10% discount, click on the Human Resource Generalist or Organization Development Certificate link below.

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Section Title
Fundamentals of Organization Development
Type
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Days
Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jan 30, 2020 to Jan 31, 2020
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $845.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $422.50
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jan 23, 2020
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 29, 2020
Section Details
Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
Section Title
Fundamentals of Organization Development
Type
--
Days
Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Apr 02, 2020 to Apr 03, 2020
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $845.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $422.50
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 26, 2020
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 01, 2020
Section Details
Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
Section Title
Fundamentals of Organization Development
Type
--
Days
W, Th
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Aug 05, 2020 to Aug 06, 2020
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $845.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $422.50
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 29, 2020
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 04, 2020
Section Details
Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
Section Title
Fundamentals of Organization Development
Type
--
Days
Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Oct 15, 2020 to Oct 16, 2020
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $845.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $422.50
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 08, 2020
Transfer Request Deadline
Oct 14, 2020
Section Details
Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
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