Change Leadership

    EX 1111 is offered this winter and spring:

Know­ing how to ini­ti­ate, lead, and man­age suc­cess­ful change ini­tia­tives is valu­able for lead­ers at all lev­els. Top­ics may include: change the­o­ries and mod­els; change man­age­ment strate­gies; ini­ti­at­ing and imple­ment­ing change; and orga­ni­za­tion­al and indi­vid­ual learn­ing asso­ci­at­ed with change experiences.

Course at a glance
  • Fully online course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • This is a certified ACMP QEP (Qualified Educational Provider) course.
  • Aimed at emerging leaders, supervisors, and mid-level managers who seek to move up within their organization by improving their leadership skills.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the concepts within various change models.
  • Apply Kotter’s Accelerate 8-Step Model to a case study and assess reasons for change failure.
  • Describe the difference between leading and managing change.
  • Evaluate the different elements of change from a leadership perspective.
  • Consider what change capability means to an organization.
  • Explain and analyze the Change Framework: Evaluate – Strategize – Plan – Execute – Sustain.
  • Construct the elements of a high functioning leadership team.
  • Apply systems thinking to identify solutions and implement change.

Offered:

Take note:
  • All course resources and learning materials will be available through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • This is a graded course; assessment includes post-course work to be completed via eClass.
Jan 25, 2023Jan 27, 2023
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Thursdays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Fridays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

In-per­son (face-to-face) learning, downtown Edmonton

21 hours of instruction

In-person courses are taken entirely in-class. for­mat details

Classes take place on the second floor of Enterprise Square, 10230–Jasper Avenue, downtown Edmonton.

Your Instructor

Nolan CrouseID: nolan-crouse

The former mayor of St. Albert (Alberta), Nolan Crouse spent 30 years in management and executive roles in companies such as Procter and Gamble, West Fraser Timber, and Alberta Energy Company (EnCana). He is a past recipient of the prestigious Pulp and Paper John Bates Award, received the Rotary Paul Harris Award, and was a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Silver Medallion. Nolan has a history of serving his community and industry in many aspects, including the United Way, Canada Winter Games, and as general manager of AJHL hockey franchises in both Brooks and Fort Saskatchewan.

Class info
Take note:
  • All course resources and learning materials will be available through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • This is a graded course; assessment includes post-course work to be completed via eClass.
Mar 22, 2023Apr 12, 2023
Asyn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

21 hours of instruction

In asynchronous online courses, students are expected to move through the course material at the same pace as their peers, but there are no real-time virtual classroom sessions to attend. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Your Instructor

Nolan CrouseID: nolan-crouse

The former mayor of St. Albert (Alberta), Nolan Crouse spent 30 years in management and executive roles in companies such as Procter and Gamble, West Fraser Timber, and Alberta Energy Company (EnCana). He is a past recipient of the prestigious Pulp and Paper John Bates Award, received the Rotary Paul Harris Award, and was a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Silver Medallion. Nolan has a history of serving his community and industry in many aspects, including the United Way, Canada Winter Games, and as general manager of AJHL hockey franchises in both Brooks and Fort Saskatchewan.

Textbook

Required

Class info
Take note:
  • All course resources and learning materials will be available through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • This is a graded course; assessment includes post-course work to be completed via eClass.
May 10, 2023May 31, 2023
Asyn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

21 hours of instruction

In asynchronous online courses, students are expected to move through the course material at the same pace as their peers, but there are no real-time virtual classroom sessions to attend. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Your Instructor

Nolan CrouseID: nolan-crouse

The former mayor of St. Albert (Alberta), Nolan Crouse spent 30 years in management and executive roles in companies such as Procter and Gamble, West Fraser Timber, and Alberta Energy Company (EnCana). He is a past recipient of the prestigious Pulp and Paper John Bates Award, received the Rotary Paul Harris Award, and was a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Silver Medallion. Nolan has a history of serving his community and industry in many aspects, including the United Way, Canada Winter Games, and as general manager of AJHL hockey franchises in both Brooks and Fort Saskatchewan.

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • All course resources and learning materials will be available through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • This is a graded course; assessment includes post-course work to be completed via eClass.
Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

Looking for
different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

EX 1111 is offered this winter and spring: