CEPE's Strategic Organizational Management Certificate Program

Cost: $2196

Next start date: Summer 2020

About This Program
Rooted in the organizational development (OD) and human resource (HR) management disciplines, strategic organizational management (SOM) is the process of building organizational performance through employee and leadership development, and thereby strengthening an organization’s culture and capacity for success.

To advance strategic thinking about organizational management, this program will focus on four interrelated core content areas: employee engagement and development, effective teamwork, organizational systems, and change management. Instructors will bring real-world expertise and provide immediately applicable tools for students to begin building more effective organizations.

Who Should Attend
This program is for individuals interested in the “people” side of business and who want to learn how to more effectively develop individuals, teams, and organizations.

What You’ll LearnHR Certification Institute Approved Provider 2020
Upon completion of this program, students will have gained the knowledge to:

  • Coach and motivate employees;
  • Build organizational capacity;
  • Think with a “systems” view;
  • Positively affect organizational culture and manage change;
  • Tap into their leadership skills.

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Courses may be taken individually and in any order unless otherwise noted.
If pursuing the certificate, all courses in the certificate program must be completed within three years. A recommended sequence is below.

  • BO209: Leader as Coach
    • Learn fundamental aspects of being a coach and how to apply coaching methods and strategies within teams and organizations.
  • BO211: Teams
    • Learn employee engagement frameworks and gain the tools and skills to create and empower effective teams.
  • BO213: Systems Thinking
    • Learn the tools and vocabulary integral to a systems thinking approach, which can be used to gain insight into root causes of organizational challenges and generate effective organizational solutions over time.
  • BO210: Change Management
    • Understand how individuals and organizations as “systems” react to change, and learn strategies to effectively manage the process.

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  • In person at the Center for Executive and Professional Education
  • 2 times per year (Winter & Summer)
  • Four, 15-hour classes (2 days each class, 8:00am - 4:30pm)
  • Full certificate cost: $2196

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