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ODC Consulting professionals
Graduate Certificate in
Organization Development and Change Consulting Skills


This program is designed as a stand-alone certificate, or it can serve as a step-up program into the Master of Professional Studies in Organization Development and Change. If you apply and are accepted into the master's degree program, the 12 credits you earn in the certificate may be applied toward the master's degree.

Course List — Graduate Certificate in Organization Development and Change Consulting Skills

Required Courses (12 credits)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
Foundations of Organization Development and Change WFED 572 Development of major concepts, skills, and techniques required by workplace learning professionals to support and facilitate organization change. 3 credits
Assessing Data: Organizational Diagnosis* WFED 582 This course familiarizes students with approaches to assessing and feeding back data in organization development (OD) and consulting services. 3 credits
Marketing Organization Development* WFED 881 This course familiarizes students with the unique issues in marketing organization development (OD) and OD consulting services. 3 credits
Appreciative Inquiry* WFED 884 This course provides a foundation in the theories, principles, and techniques of Appreciative Inquiry (AI). 3 credits

*Students may also choose WFED 865 in place of this course. This substitution can only be used once. 

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