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BO101 Individuals and Change in Organizatons

Certificate Track: Organizational Development


This course is the first of three organizational development courses that gives students a framework of the field of organizational development and focuses specifically on the individual as change agent, individual perceptions, recognition of human responses, and an awareness of the individual?s impact upon others within organizations. Students explore and practice effective communication, and investigate skills and competencies needed to succeed in the field. *Develop new skills and techniques for proactively managing the culture within your organization *Learn a variety of individual-focused strategies for practical application in your organization *Leadership and change *Techniques to use when having challenges with individuals *Basic consulting skills *Individual assessment tools

Instructor: Rand Schenck
Rand Schenck Organizational Development Partnering for Success  Human Resource Management Center for Executative and Professional Education Portland State UniversityJean "Rand" Schenk, MS, specializes in organization development services that include organization assessments, change management, strategic planning, group facilitation, team and leadership development, and executive coaching. Over the past 20 years, he has worked in a variety of settings, including public education, outdoor recreation and education, and inpatient psychiatry. For nine years he served as a senior organizational-development consultant and coach at Intel. Prior to joining Intel, Mr. Schenk consulted at Duke University, where he led a large-scale change initiative, and Burroughs Wellcome. He holds two graduate degrees in the behavioral sciences from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Applies towards the following certificate(s):
Organizational Development