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ARCHIVED 2020-21 Graduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2020-21 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECC 710 - Systems as Organizations (3)

This course will lay a foundation for understanding organizations as complex systems and as systems that can be transformed with new areas of capacity through resource identification, allocation, and evaluation. This course will include the application of systems thinking, matrix thinking, and other models for conceptualizing the complex nature of human organizations and the interaction of the organization framework with the resources identified. Students will develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions for leading the work of building capacity within an organization through continuous learning and continuous improvement. Students also will explore the concept and strategies of distributed leadership at all levels throughout the school/organization and community.