Leading Change in Organizations

This course uses the lens of sustainability thinking to pursue traditional management topics including: organizational change management, interpersonal and group relations, negotiation and conflict resolution, and business strategy. The conceptual framing will provide micro (interpersonal), meso (firm), and macro (global society) perspectives on management practice in 21st century companies.

After completing the course, students will be better able to:
  • Understand managers as organizationally, socially, and politically embedded actors, and of management as action in context
  • Recognize and understand a range of leadership theories, styles, and practice
  • Master practical skills including stakeholder mapping; story-telling; negotiation, conflict management, and other persuasion & influence skills; and criteria for strategic decision-making in competitive environments

Current Course Descriptions

  • Principles of Sustainable Management (POSM)
  • Economics for Decision-making
  • Personal Leadership Development
  • Accounting and the Integrated Bottom Line
  • NYCLab
  • Globalization and Emerging Markets
  • Operations and Supply Chains
  • Finance for Sustainability
  • Customers and Marketing
  • Data, Analytics, and Decisions
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leading Change in Organizations
  • Strategy for Sustainability
  • Employees and Organizations
  • Circular Value Chain Management
  • Sustaining a Mission-Driven Organization
  • ImpactLab: Defining the Future of Finance
  • Business and Sustainable Development
  • Capstone