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2018 - 2020 Program Schedule

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MS in Organization Development

The two-year program consists of six face-to-face sessions − three in international locations (France, China, and Costa Rica) and three in California − plus online blended learning courses associated with the residential intensives and practicums.

Session Date Location
Intensive 1: Individual Development and Change October 25 - November 2, 2018 Monterey, California
Intensive 2: Assessing and Experiencing Small Groups January 31 - February 8, 2019 Monterey, California
Intensive 3: Organizational Culture and Consulting Skills April 24 - May 2, 2019 Washington D.C.
Practicum 1: OD Practitioner as Global Citizen and Strategist September 10 - September 20, 2019 Lyon, France
Practicum 2: International OD and Complex, Large-Scale Systems Change January 21 - January 31, 2020 Latin America
Practicum 3: Trans-organizational Systems and Future Forms of Organization May 10 - 19, 2020 China
Graduation August 8, 2020 Malibu, CA

Online Learning Courses

Each online course corresponds with one of the intensives and practicums listed above and takes place in between face-to-face sessions.

Foundations and Orientation to Organization Development
Associated with Intensive 1; Individual Development and Change in Organizations

Foundations of Organization Theory and Group Dynamics
Associated with Intensive 2: Small Systems Assessment and Change

Foundations of Culture and Globalization
Associated with Practicum 1: OD Practitioner as Global Citizen

Foundations of Large Systems
Associated with Practicum 2: International OD and Large Scale Change

Foundations of Collaboration
Associated with Practicum 3: Transorganization Systems and Strategies