Course Offerings

Below is a list of courses that are currently offered in this department.

Fall 2018 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Org Learning and Development Current Offerings

Summer 2018 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
COAC 619 - 01 Intro to Executive Coaching See Details * *

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See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

30351 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Deborah L. Herrera, Okokon O. Udo, Stacey L. Larsen

This introductory course focuses on developing a coaching approach to leadership, both personally and within organizations. Distinct from mentoring or management consulting, coaching approaches involve specific standards, practices and skills. Students actively learn models and techniques to develop their coaching competence, identify strengths and areas for improvement in the coaching practices within their organizations and understand their own coaching presence and style by practicing skills such as deeply listening to coaches/clients, asking powerful questions, building awareness, and giving direct feedback.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SCH 4201730-210025 Jun '18
SCH 4201730-210016 Jul '18
SCH 4201730-210019 Jul '18
SCH 4201730-210023 Jul '18
SCH 4201730-210026 Jul '18
SCH 4201730-210030 Jul '18
SCH 4201730-210006 Aug '18
-10 Aug '18
-11 Aug '18
HRDO 610 - 01 Managing Conflict M - W - - - - 1730 - 2100 MOH 403

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M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2100

Location:

MOH 403

Course Registration Number:

30350 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Marcella de la Torre

This course will focus on an introduction to conflict management, understanding the context and process of conflict, basic conflict management for interpersonal, and intra-group and inter-group situations. Students will learn basic elements of managing conflict and a framework to build understanding of the skills and process which will enhance student ability to facilitate and mediate successful resolutions. Students will also examine the basics of principled negotiation processes.

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ODOC 908 - 01 Strategic Organization Design See Details * *

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See Details

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Course Registration Number:

30382 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson, Robert C. Barnett

This course focuses on understanding organizations in a holistic and complete way – a necessary condition for those OD professionals who aim to help large and complex organizations change.

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MOH 3260830-210013 Jul '18
MOH 3260830-1800- - - - - S U
MOH 3260830-2100M T W R F - -
MOH 3260830-180021 Jul '18
ODOC 909 - 01 Whole Systems Change See Details * *

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See Details

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Location:

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Course Registration Number:

30383 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson, Robert C. Barnett

Organization change initiatives differ in scope, size, and complexity. Some are targeted to “whole systems” or organization-wide change (vs. a group, team or individual change). OD professionals have developed a large variety of approaches, techniques, and methods to assist organizations when they choose or are forced to undertake a significant transformation, and are the focus of this course. The readings, class activities, and assignments are designed to help students gain familiarity with these approaches, differentiate them from other types of change interventions, consider the skills needed by change practitioners for their successful implementation, and identify the organization and change contexts where they are most appropriate and useful.

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ODOC 930 - 01 New Dev&Emerging Trends in Org See Details * *

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See Details

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Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

30352 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

The purpose of this last course is to introduce students to newer developments in the field of Organization Development and Change, issues in the field; and to create dialogue about the future of organizations and their needs and challenges to which we will be responding as change agents.

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0000-0001- - - - - - -
MOH 3260830-210008 Jun '18
MOH 3260830-180009 Jun '18
MOH 3260830-180010 Jun '18
MOH 3220830-170011 Jun '18
ODOC 941 - 01 Practicum - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

30496 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

This practicum is intended to initiate or enhance a students’ field experience with OD and develop their skill levels, based on the current experience and interests of each student. It is intended to be customized, with advisors, for each student to provide useful learning, appropriate challenge, and good results for the client system. This practicum can be designed as an individual endeavor or small team experience.

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ODOC 957 - 01 Dissertation - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

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-

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Course Registration Number:

30501 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Robert C. Barnett

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ODOC 957 - 02 Dissertation - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

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Course Registration Number:

30724 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

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ODOC 958 - 01 Dissertation - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30502 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Robert C. Barnett

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ODOC 958 - 02 Dissertation - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

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Course Registration Number:

30725 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

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ODOC 960 - 01 Doctoral Enrollment - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

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-

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Course Registration Number:

30719 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

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Org Learning and Development Future Offerings

Fall 2018 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
COAC 501 - 01 Coaching Practicum I - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

41963 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

This course is the fieldwork component to COAC 620 for the Executive Coaching Certificate program. As students work with their clients, they receive individualized feedback and have regular opportunities to reflect upon their practice and participate in skill building activities through small group coaching circles and 1-1 sessions with their mentor coach.

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COAC 501 - 02 Coaching Practicum I - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

41964 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

This course is the fieldwork component to COAC 620 for the Executive Coaching Certificate program. As students work with their clients, they receive individualized feedback and have regular opportunities to reflect upon their practice and participate in skill building activities through small group coaching circles and 1-1 sessions with their mentor coach.

Schedule Details

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COAC 501 - 03 Coaching Practicum I - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

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-

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Course Registration Number:

41965 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

This course is the fieldwork component to COAC 620 for the Executive Coaching Certificate program. As students work with their clients, they receive individualized feedback and have regular opportunities to reflect upon their practice and participate in skill building activities through small group coaching circles and 1-1 sessions with their mentor coach.

Schedule Details

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COAC 501 - 04 Coaching Practicum I - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

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Location:

Course Registration Number:

43411 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1

Instructor:

Staff

This course is the fieldwork component to COAC 620 for the Executive Coaching Certificate program. As students work with their clients, they receive individualized feedback and have regular opportunities to reflect upon their practice and participate in skill building activities through small group coaching circles and 1-1 sessions with their mentor coach.

Schedule Details

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COAC 620 - 01 Coach Found: Proc/Theor/Skills See Details * *

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See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

41962 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Jeffrey W. Staggs, Okokon O. Udo

This course expands on the coaching theory and practice introduced in prerequisite course, HRDO 616: Coaching Leaders. Students will learn theoretical and psychological assumptions that will guide their coaching practice as they compare and contrast the philosophies, practices, and methods of four major coaching perspectives, or approaches. They will actively practice and refine core coaching skills through both in and out of class coaching including establishing trust in a coaching relationship, listening at a deep level, making powerful observations about the client, giving impactful feedback and asking effective questions to expand client insight and awareness, and designing actions with clients. In addition, students will examine various ethical dilemmas that can arise in coaching practice such as confidentiality and negotiating potential goal conflicts among others. Students will complete required hours of outside coaching practice and receive feedback from a mentor coach and peer coaching circles. They will take on the role of scholar practitioners as they strive to deepen their skills. Prerequisite: HRDO 616 or COAC 619

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SCH 4201730-210007 Sep '18
SCH 4200800-160008 Sep '18
SCH 4201730-210005 Oct '18
SCH 4200800-160006 Oct '18
SCH 4201730-210002 Nov '18
SCH 4200800-160003 Nov '18
SCH 4201730-210030 Nov '18
SCH 4200800-160001 Dec '18
HRDO 561 - 01 Adult Lrng & Dev in Workplace See Details * *

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See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

42756 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Carole A. Bagley

This course provides a foundation in workplace learning & development. Multiple approaches to learning & development in the workplace will be covered. Course topics include adult learning & development (learning theories, motivation, multiple intelligences, brain development), learning strategies (transformational learning, experiential learning, action learning, project-based learning, self- directed learning), team learning & development (team dynamics, participatory & democratic learning environments), strategic learning & development (aligning initiatives, measuring results), instructional design (ADDIE, HIL, HPT), and the technological tools (LMS, social media, synchronous and asynchronous learning solutions) to facilitate workplace learning.

Schedule Details

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MOH 3261730-203011 Sep '18
-18 Sep '18
-25 Sep '18
-02 Oct '18
MOH 3261730-203009 Oct '18
-16 Oct '18
-23 Oct '18
-13 Nov '18
MOH 3261730-203020 Nov '18
-27 Nov '18
-04 Dec '18
MOH 3261730-203011 Dec '18
HRDO 590 - 01 Leadership, Change & Dev See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

41961 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Thomas J. Dybsky

HR professionals and change leaders are increasingly involved in leading, partnering with other leaders, developing leaders for future organizational needs and leading change. This course provides an overview of leadership theories for use in leading change, developing other leaders and leading HR and Change teams, departments and initiatives. The course will cover philosophies, models and methods for developing leaders and the leadership requirements and skills needed in planning and executing change.

Schedule Details

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MOH 3441730-203013 Sep '18
MOH 3440900-160015 Sep '18
MOH 3441730-203027 Sep '18
MOH 3440900-160029 Sep '18
MOH 3441730-203004 Oct '18
MOH 3440900-160006 Oct '18
MOH 3441730-203018 Oct '18
MOH 3440900-160020 Oct '18
MOH 3441730-203001 Nov '18
MOH 3440900-160003 Nov '18
MOH 3441730-203015 Nov '18
MOH 3440900-160017 Nov '18
MOH 3441730-203013 Dec '18
HRDO 622 - 01 Hum Sys Issues-Global/Div Org - - W - - - - 1730 - 2030 MOH 346

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- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2030

Location:

MOH 346

Course Registration Number:

42757 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Rama K. Hart

Culture is one of the key influences on all interactions of individuals and organizations in our globalizing world. Ability to analyze culture and understand cultural influences (whether it be culture of an organization or culture of another country) has become an important part of HR practitioners' toolkit. This course is intended to help you acquire knowledge and skills that will increase your intercultural competence, which is immensely important for HR practitioners and change leaders who deal with diverse population and different organizational cultures.

Schedule Details

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HRDO 640 - 01 Tpcs: Organiz & Exec Coaching M - - - - - - 1730 - 2030 MOH 321

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M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2030

Location:

MOH 321

Course Registration Number:

43409 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Joseph M. Volker

Schedule Details

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ODOC 916 - 01 OD&C: Global & Diverse Context See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

41968 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Rama K. Hart

Organization development occurs in contexts that are local and global, multicultural, and diverse. OD practitioners and scholars must understand the inclusive, exclusive and cross-cultural experience or working in these varied contexts, and how to address issues and challenges through organization, group, and individual organization development and change initiatives. If addressed systematically and effectively supported, workforce diversity and cross-cultural collaboration can provide significant positive results impacting human and organizational outcomes. In this course, students will have up-to-date knowledge about the new realities of the global and international workforce, understand interdisciplinary theories of cross-cultural differences in workplaces, and develop skills in designing interventions that contribute to inclusive and multicultural workplaces and effective global organization development.

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ODOC 941 - 01 Practicum - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42758 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

This practicum is intended to initiate or enhance a students’ field experience with OD and develop their skill levels, based on the current experience and interests of each student. It is intended to be customized, with advisors, for each student to provide useful learning, appropriate challenge, and good results for the client system. This practicum can be designed as an individual endeavor or small team experience.

Schedule Details

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ODOC 942 - 01 Global Team Practicum - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

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Course Registration Number:

41775 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

The Global Team Practicum serves similar purposes as the other practica with the addition of being conducted in another country and culture and in a team structure. This course will run for whole cohort. This is an opportunity to continue developing your practice skills, working collaboratively with others in service to the client and project, and learning to be effective and adaptable in a different culture than your own. The Global Team Practicum will be supervised by the two faculty who organize and participate with you. They will serve as your practicum advisors jointly with being the course faculty. A deeper understanding of cultural implications for OD requires critical exploration, both individually and in your teams. During the course you will use transformative learning pedagogy and explore the various aspects of both the work and the lived-experience. Discussions and debriefs will include what’s happening in the project(s), what individuals are experiencing, how OD practices are working and how they need to be adapted, and synthesizing learnings. This course will include critical classroom or online instruction and dialogue leading up to and following the visit as well as numerous periods of reflection and discussion during time at the client sight and within the other country. At the close of this course, students will examine their professional experience through the lens of Transformative Learning Theory, which returns full circle to the way OD professionals reflect upon their assumptions in order to develop a global practice that is increasingly flexible, critically-reflective, and culturally empathic.

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ODOC 943 - 01 Individual Practicum - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

41515 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

This doctoral practicum is the third of three field experiences required in the University of St. Thomas Doctoral Program in Organization Development (OD). In this practicum, students – in consultation with their faculty advisors – will work individually with a client organization on an OD project. After the initial entry into the organization, the student will follow the OD process by writing a contract which details the nature of the work, conducting the project, providing feedback to the client, and identifying key learnings from the work experience.

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ODOC 945 - 01 Tpcs: Theories of Change See Details * *

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See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

43148 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

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0800-1800- - - - F S -
0800-170009 Sep '18
ODOC 950 - 01 Dissertation Design Lab - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42759 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

The course focuses on the design of a research project that will lead to their dissertation proposal. Participants will continue to explore the elements of positivistic and interpretive research approaches in social sciences. In this course, the participants will learn how to identify research problems/questions and make choices about the most appropriate methodology and methods, either interpretive/qualitative or functional/quantitative. The participants will be able to apply the learning in crafting a statement of a problem/research question, its importance, the methodology that might be employed in carrying out-in accordance with the students’ understanding of their own paradigm, as well as the application or usefulness of the research. By the end of the course, students will complete a draft of their dissertation proposal with dissertation advisor’s input.

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ODOC 955 - 01 Dissertation - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42198 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

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ODOC 956 - 01 Dissertation - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41516 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

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ODOC 957 - 01 Dissertation - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

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Location:

Course Registration Number:

41776 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

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ODOC 958 - 01 Dissertation - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42760 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

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ODOC 960 - 01 Doctoral Enrollment - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40864 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David Jamieson

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