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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: Tom Robertson
Tom Robertson is Founder and Principal at Thinking Teams. After earning a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Tom worked at Bell Labs, led leading-edge R&D at TASC; was Director of Engineering and Chief Scientist at Lockheed Martin; and VP/GM at Atlantic Aerospace. Realizing his main interest had become developing leaders and organizations, he joined a growing Boston R&D firm and led business units, mentored leaders, and helped transition the firm to become part of a global aerospace company. Tom started Thinking Teams to broaden his contribution and to share his passion for helping talented teams and leaders achieve great results in highly challenging situations.

Applies toward the following certificate(s):
Organizational Development