Course Summary
Credit Type:
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Organization Course Number:
Business 304: Leading Organizational Change
47 hours and 21 weeks
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Organizational Change Management


The course objective is for students to be able to see how communication, corporate vision, company culture, and globalization all affect the ways that leaders approach organizational change.

Learning Outcomes:

  • analyze the meaning of leadership
  • understand how leaders function as change agents and their role in organizational change
  • evaluate the major internal and external factors that drive organizational change
  • compare and contrast the key leadership theories and their relevance to organizational change
  • describe the barriers to change within an organization and strategies to address them
  • explain the concept of corporate culture and its effect on organizational change
  • compare and contrast leadership styles and how they align with effective organizational change
  • analyze the concepts of vision and mission in the context of organizations
  • explain the meaning of organizational change and models of change
  • explain the role of communication in successful organizational change
  • connect the effects of globalization and global change to organizational change

General Course Topics:

  • How Leadership Affects Organizational Change Leadership Theories & Organizational Change Types of Leadership in Business Power & Leadership in Business Organizations Choosing Organizational Structures Change Factors in Organizations Management Functions & Organizational Change Organizational Change Theories Strategies for Implementing Changes in Business Communicating Change in Business Organizational Change & Company Culture Corporate Vision, Mission & Change Issues in Leading Organizational Change Globalization & Organizational Change
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials