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BO102 Group Development and Processes

Certificate Track: Organizational Development

While building a fundamental understanding of group process and development, this ciourse offers students case studies and in-class exercises to learn and practice group skills: e.g., facilitation and leadership. This course is designed for internal and external professionals who are involved in leading or facilitating groups, teams, or project groups. It builds a theoretical framework for understanding group development and process.

Instructor: Larry Furguson
Larry Furguson Organizational Development Group Development and Processes Portland State University Center for Executative and Professional EducationLarry Ferguson, MSW, is a senior consultant with Compass Consulting Group, an organization-development firm that partners with senior managers to identify and close gaps in employee performance and customer service. He has over 18 years of experience in management and leadership development with a focus on performance management and data-collection services. Mr. Ferguson has managed and participated in revamping three company performance-management systems, and he has worked with Legacy Health System, Microsoft, ADP, Brim Healthcare, Corillian, and Regence BlueCross/BlueShield. His MSW from Portland State University focused on group dynamics and interpersonal communications

Applies toward the following certificate(s):
Organizational Development