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Organizational Change Management Extension Certificate

Offered in partnership with Mount Royal University

About This Program

This is a non-credit program offered on a part-time basis. To earn this certificate you must complete seven courses, plus the final assessment. For more information or to register, call registration at 403.529.3844 or visit Continuing Studies. Courses can be found under the Business & Leadership section.

The lean-focused Organizational Change Management program teaches highly sought-after skills for leading, facilitating and sustaining change, as well as creating a high-performance organizational culture. Work interactively with our instructor who is an experienced, active change management professional, students will learn the principles of change management and put them into practice using tools, techniques and strategies applied to real-world examples and case studies.

The Skills courses can be taken individually but are most effective when taken together to build on the concepts.

For upcoming dates and times, please click the course titles below. Courses can be paid on a course by course basis. Prices are subject to change.

Tuition Savings! Take ALL 5 sessions for $2,995 + GST (Does not include textbooks) CA 0170

Change Management Fundamentals (CA 0171)
(2 Days)

Tuition: $599 + GST
Material Fee: $35 + GST  

The ever-accelerating pace of change is driving organizational strategy and performance at every level. Explore the foundations of change management for organizational success, including essential concepts, the role of a change leader, and the change management life cycle. Gain practical insight into the impacts of change and the importance of change management as a strategic role and discipline. 

Textbooks (required, purchase at MHC Bookstore):
These two sold as a set:

  • The Change Leader's Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization's Transformation, 2nd Ed. (2010), Linda Ackerman Anderson and Dean Anderson
  • Beyond Change Management: How to Achieve Breakthrough Results Through Conscious Change Leadership, 2nd Ed. (2010) Linda Ackerman Anderson and Dean Anderson

 


Preparing to Lead Change (CA 0172)
(2 Days)

Tuition: $599 + GST
Material Fee: $35 + GST  

Develop an understanding of the issues and environmental requirements needed for change to successfully take place. Discover tools and techniques for assessing organizational readiness, capacity and preparedness for change. Key topics include the behavioural, generational, geographical and cultural dimensions of managing change, as well as stakeholder impact analysis and negotiating support for change. 

Textbooks (required, purchase at MHC Bookstore):
These two sold as a set:

  • The Change Leader's Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization's Transformation, 2nd Ed. (2010), Linda Ackerman Anderson and Dean Anderson
  • Beyond Change Management: How to Achieve Breakthrough Results Through Conscious Change Leadership, 2nd Ed. (2010) Linda Ackerman Anderson and Dean Anderson


 

Leading and Implementing Change (CA 0173)
(2 Days)

Tuition: $599 + GST
Material Fee: $35 + GST  

Change management requires focused, strategic planning and implementation. Learn practical strategies and techniques for creating a change management plan and executing it throughout the change management life cycle. Case studies and real-world examples guide you step-by-step through each stage of planning, communicating and implementing change to achieve desired results. Discover the value of becoming a change leader. 

Textbooks (required, purchase at MHC Bookstore):
These two sold as a set:

  • The Change Leader's Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization's Transformation, 2nd Ed. (2010), Linda Ackerman Anderson and Dean Anderson
  • Beyond Change Management: How to Achieve Breakthrough Results Through Conscious Change Leadership, 2nd Ed. (2010) Linda Ackerman Anderson and Dean Anderson

Also required: 

  • Making the Most of Change, 4th Edition (25th Anniversary Edition) (2017) William Bridges


 

Managing and Sustaining Change (CA 0174)
(2 Days)

Tuition: $599 + GST
Material Fee: $35 + GST  

No change is complete without measurable and enduring results. Examine specific tools and methods for defining metrics and assessing the success of implemented change efforts. Gain strategies for correcting the course of change, gathering and analyzing lessons learned, identifying opportunities for further improvement and applying best practices to sustain the gains. 

Textbooks (required, purchase at MHC Bookstore):
These two sold as a set:

  • The Change Leader's Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization's Transformation, 2nd Ed. (2010), Linda Ackerman Anderson and Dean Anderson
  • Beyond Change Management: How to Achieve Breakthrough Results Through Conscious Change Leadership, 2nd Ed. (2010) Linda Ackerman Anderson and Dean Anderson

 

Available at the Cougars Campus Store

Textbook (recommended): Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change, 4th Edition (25th Anniversary Edition) (2017) William Bridges


Leaders, Culture and Change (CA 0175)
(2 Days)

Tuition: $599 + GST
Material Fee: $35 + GST  

Exemplary leaders use the power of shared vision and instill hope for a better future. Explore leadership and culture as two sides of the same coin, including the leader’s role in building high engagement and high performance cultures. Discover specific strategies and techniques for managing change, including appreciative inquiry, strategic planning and employee engagement. Textbooks for this class are listed below. 

 

Textbooks (required, purchase at MHC Bookstore):

  • The Leadership Challenge, 6th Ed.


Program Completion
Upon successful completion of this program, you will receive a Mount Royal University certificate.  To earn this certificate you must successfully complete all 5 courses.

There are no formal academic requirements for this program.

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Program Contact

For more information, contact:

Medicine Hat Campus
Shannan Hurlbut
403.529.3849
shurlbut@mhc.ab.ca

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