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Graduate Certificate in
Organization Development and Change Operational Excellence


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 Operational Excellence 

Required Courses (12 credits)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
Foundations in 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
Facilitating Groups and Teams WFED 880 This course provides students with necessary skills to facilitate small groups and teams. 3 credits
Lean-Sigma for Professionals WFED 451 The course focuses on essential lean- and six-sigma concepts to improve processes in any industry. 3 credits
Project Management for Professionals WFED 405 Covers the essential concepts and skills needed to make effective contributions on projects, on time and within budget. This course has been reviewed and approved by the ​PMI® Authorized Training Partner Program. 3 credits


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