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THE LEARNING ORGANIZATION (BME-213704)

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Course Description:


Examine the learning organization, one of the most promising approaches to building effective, productive organizations that are places where employees at all levels feel valued and eager to develop, grow and contribute. Study related concepts of adult learning, knowledge management or knowledge sharing, change theories, innovation and futures prediction and development, as well as their application to different types of organizations and to human resource development and training. Explore the nature and diversity of adult learners and learning, particularly as they relate to the workplace; and factors that affect learning, such as learning styles and differences, motivation and barriers, use of effective strategies and learning technologies. Analyze case studies and develop a model for building and sustaining a learning organization. This study applies the principles of adult education in the workplace setting and relates them to the concepts of leadership and management in organizations.


This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer. Fall 1. Fall 2.

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