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 Essentials
|Foundations in Organization Development and Change||WF ED 572||Development of major concepts, skills and techniques required by workplace learning professionals to support and facilitate organization change.||3 credits|
|Process Consultation in Organization Development*||WF ED 578||This course provides a foundation in process consultation. Process refers to how groups interact and how people get along.||3 credits|
|Facilitating Groups and Teams*||WF ED 880||This course provides students with necessary skills to facilitate small groups and teams.||3 credits|
|Appreciative Inquiry*||WF ED 884||This course provides a foundation in the theories, principles, and techniques of Appreciative Inquiry (AI).||3 credits|
*Students may also choose TRDEV 565 in place of this course. This substitution can only be used once.
See course start and end periods and semesters offered on the Penn State World Campus student resources website.