Managing Organizational Change

    EXMGT 5439 is offered this spring:

A well-man­aged change helps move an orga­ni­za­tion into the new way” quick­ly, with wide-accep­tance by peo­ple and min­i­mal dis­rup­tion. Exam­ine the change process and tools and tech­niques to man­age orga­ni­za­tion­al change. Through reflec­tion on past expe­ri­ence, you will exam­ine key con­cepts of change and how to uti­lize a struc­tured method to approach, plan and sus­tain a change program.

Course at a glance
  • This course is ACMP QEP (Qualified Educational Provider)™ certified and corresponds to 21 PDU hours.
What you will learn

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

  • Describe the importance of a strategic change management approach.
  • Recognize the concepts of organizational change management.
  • Identify key elements required for enabling organizational acceptance and commitment.
  • Describe the stages of organizational change and their role in the change process.
  • Define the dimensions of a change and explain the need for change management.
  • Identify the required components of a change management program strategy and plan.
  • Describe an approach to assess and reinforce change.


May 6, 2024May 27, 2024
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

David Yuk

Your Instructor

David YukID: david-yuk

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.

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.

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EXMGT 5439 is offered this spring: