Leading Change in Organizations
This course examines leadership, organizational development, and change theories as they apply to public and private education in the U.S. and around the world, giving attention to four themes: leadership, behavior, organizational development, and change. The course explores leadership roles and functions, organizational development principles and practices, and educational reform. Students have the opportunity to diagnose organizational needs, identify challenges, and produce effective solutions for interpersonal, structural, and organizational problems experienced in a variety of contemporary educational institutions. Students who have taken EDUC 620 or its equivalent should not enroll in this course.