Single Master’s-Level Business Courses
At CalSouthern, students are permitted to enroll in a course at the master’s level without committing to a particular degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:
- Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a master’s degree
- Earn credits that can be applied toward a master’s degree at CalSouthern or another institution*
- Gain master’s-level knowledge and expertise in a topic of interest
Choose any master’s-level course offered by CalSouthern’s School of Business. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as finance, human resources, change management, international business and project management.
Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A bachelor’s degree is not required to take master’s-level courses. (However, if you wish to enroll in CalSouthern’s Master of Business Administration program, a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!
*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.
Graduate Business Courses
MGT 86535 Management of Change
This course provides a current 21st Century snapshot of the world of leadership development and organizational change. It discusses social systems that begin to reduce resistance to change and development through more employee and customer-centered programs. Organizations studied are widely recognized as among the best in organizational change and leadership development todayLearning Outcomes:
- Understand how theory, mental models, environmental factors, and diagnostic models tie into change management.
- Identify why there are limits on what the manager of change can achieve.
- Understand challenges and alternatives to change.
- Analyze the interaction between forces for stability and forces for change.
- Identify the signs of and the reasons for resistance to change.
- Analyze various approaches to change.
- Reflect on your own perceptions and approach to change.
- Synthesize connections and differences between vision and change.
- Understand effective communication strategies related to change.
- Analyze the sustainability of change.
- Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
- Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.