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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

UPI Study, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business 213: Leading Organizational Change

Course Category: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply leadership principles effectively in organizational change, differentiating between management and leadership roles; identify key qualities of effective leaders and utilize leadership theories to address real-world organizational change challenges; evaluate and adapt diverse leadership styles to various organizational contexts, understanding the dynamics of power and its impact on change; analyze factors driving organizational change, including internal and external influences, and manage stakeholder relationships effectively during change processes; and develop and implement comprehensive change strategies, enhancing communication skills, and understanding the influence of organizational culture on change outcomes.


The course is self-paced. Instruction is delivered through online video and text lessons. Students are assessed through quizzes, assignments and a proctored final exam. Major topics include understanding Leadership's Impact on Organizational Change; Exploring Leadership Theories and their Connection to Organizational Change; Diverse Leadership Styles in Business; Power and Its Influence on Leadership in Business Organizations; Strategic Decision-Making in Organizational Structures; Analyzing the Factors Driving Organizational Change; Management Functions in the Context of Organizational Change; Theories Underlying Organizational Change; Strategies for Effectively Implementing Changes in Business; Effective Communication Strategies in Business Change; Organizational Change and Its Impact on Company Culture; Crafting Corporate Vision, Mission, and Change; Addressing Challenges in Leading Organizational Change; and Navigating Globalization's Impact on Organizational Change.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Organization Behavior, Business Administration, or Management (1/24).