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Organizational Transformation

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Course Description
Organizational Transformation involves the management of complex change within an organization, including the integration of its strategy, business processes, IT infrastructure, risk management, project management approach, training and culture. Using a systems approach, the course will provide a general framework for implementing large organizational transformation. This course will provide participants with the knowledge to properly plan and lead a transformation project.

Prerequisites — Classes or Knowledge Required for this Course
It is recommended that students take Introduction to Business Process Optimization and Linking Strategy to Business Process Optimization prior to taking this class, however this class may be taken at any time.

Course Objectives
At the end of this course, students will have the knowledge to:
  • Describe the elements that make up a holistic approach to business transformation
  • Create and deploy a general framework that serves to integrate these elements in a way that reinforces, rather than detracts from transformation efforts.
  • Identify and manage risks associated with major organizational change.
  • Design, resource and deploy a Project Management Office to manage the transformation.
  • Monitor, analyze and adapt to uncertainties that arise during the transformation journey.
  • Role model the mindsets and behaviors needed to embed and sustain the desired change.
Course Text or Online Resources
Required Text for this course is:
  • Business Transformation Management Methodology, edited by Axel Uhl and Lars Gollenia, 2013, Gower Publishing.
  • Harvard Business Review GE Case Study (provided as part of this class)
All other course materials will be provided in the class.

Optional Text:
  • Business Process Change by Paul Harmon (Third Edition).
Online Resources:
The Lessons, Exercises, Group Discussions and Final Exam are available in the online course shell.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Online 24/7


Joe Kausek 



Please read:  Registered participants will receive a welcome email with their User ID and password on or prior to the start date of the class. Schedule Each week ends on Sunday at midnight pacific time. Assignments and forum discussions will be due as indicated in the syllabus. The instructor may elect to open lessons early as a convenience to the students in which case students can complete assignments early without penalty.

Course Fee: 


Registration Closes On
Monday, April 27, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/6/2020 - 5/17/2020 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Joe Kausek