Course Description

In the 21st century, organizations and workplaces experience constant change. Changes in leadership, organizational structure, operational systems and business culture impact business outcomes and the individuals involved. In this introduction to change theory, the underlying human behaviour elements and organizational processes will be integral as the focus is on the people impacted by change and those leading and managing it. Learn organizational change strategies through different lenses and frameworks, and examine interventions and tools to plan and manage the change process. Learn technique and tactics to facilitate change within an organization, through engaged processes.

Note: Formerly BMC 324 Change Management. Students who completed BMC 324 are exempt from taking BMC 358 Change Management Theory and Application.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize theories and types of change 
  • Evaluate alignment of an organization’s change plan to its business strategy
  • Identify roles and responsibilities of individuals and teams, and organization’s approach to change management
  • Implement a project management approach to change management process
  • Discuss your organizations’ approach to change and produce an outline plan for your identified change project.


It is strongly recommended that students registered in the Change Management Certificate complete BMC 358 Change Management Theory and Application prior to enrolling in other Change Management Certificate program courses, e.g. BMC 359 Change Strategy and Planning, BMC 360 Managing Change Implementation, and BMC 361 Evaluating and Sustaining Change. For non-certificate students, some previous workplace experience is recommended.

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Jan 14, 2020 to Mar 02, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $445.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required
Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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