Change is occurring in every type of organization, but since all organizations are composed of people, it is the people who have to change for the organization to change. We'll explore this relationship throughout the course, and give you the tools to become a change leader. The only thing that is constant is change. Beginning with this premise, this class explores the exciting and opportunity-filled world of change and transition. This course will explore the basic change theories and concepts and skills required for effective and ethical change leadership. Students will examine the notion of transformational change, the various stages of individual and organizational change, essential relationships between leadership and management, and assorted organizational models for leading change. The concept of an adaptive organization for producing extraordinary results will be discussed.