Accelerating Change Readiness & Agility

Overcome resistance to change and develop a more agile and productive workforce.

Program Duration

3 weeks

Time Commitment

15 hours
(5 hours/week)


UC Berkeley Certificate of Completion

About the Program

Leaders must drive increasingly frequent and significant changes to keep pace with shifting customer needs and competitive threats. However, leaders increasingly struggle to overcome organizational barriers to change and growing “change fatigue” among employees.

Accelerating Change Readiness & Agility, a 3-week leadership development program, provides executives with the tools and frameworks necessary to lead change effectively within their organization.

Program Overview

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Who Should Attend

  • Senior Leaders
  • Mid-level & Team Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Directors

Program Structure

  • 3 week duration, 15 hours to complete requirements
  • 6 hours of on-demand, HD lectures
  • Professor interactions, group learning, and optional coaching sessions
  • Facilitated intra-company team meetings
  • Final project, which integrates weekly activities

Key Takeaways

  • Develop and apply 5 key adaptive competencies: robustness, resilience, hedging, agility and versatility
  • Understand how culture impacts change management and develop strategies to navigate and shape it
  • Align your department’s culture with your strategic objectives
  • Develop your personal agility, build your team’s capabilities and shape your organizational environment

Upcoming Program Dates

  • July 8 – July 28
  • Sept 2 – Sept 22
  • Oct 21 – Nov 10

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Experienced Faculty

  • Jennifer Chatman

    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

    Jennifer Chatman is the Paul J. Cortese Distinguished Professor of Management and a faculty member in the Management of Organizations (MORS) Group at Berkeley Haas. In her research, teaching, and consulting work, she focuses on how organizations can leverage culture for strategic success and how div…

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  • Homa Bahrami

    Senior Lecturer, Management of Organizations Group, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

    Homa Bahrami is an international educator, advisor, board member, and author, specializing in organizational flexibility, team alignment, and dynamic leadership in global, knowledge-based industries. She is a senior lecturer at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, a facul…

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  • Jo-Ellen Pozner

    Assistant Professor, Management, Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business

    Assistant Professor Jo-Ellen Pozner is a former UC Berkeley faculty member who joined Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business in the fall of 2016. Before that, she was on faculty at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.

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Additional Information

  • How many hours per week am I expected to devote to the program?

    Our programs are designed for busy professionals. Participants are expected to spend 4-5 hours each week watching video lectures and completing assignments. There are also live online sessions most weeks, which last 1-1.5 hours each.

  • How long does the program last?

    Our leadership development programs last 3 weeks. Additionally, you will complete a short orientation prior to the official start of the program.

  • Will I receive a grade or university credit?

    Upon successfully completing the program, you will receive a certificate of completion from the sponsoring business school. ExecOnline provides non-degree programs for which no grades or university credits are provided.

  • Who takes ExecOnline programs?

    Our programs are designed for busy leaders—managers, directors, VPs, and C-suite—with the drive and desire to solve their organization’s critical business challenges. Our short, focused programs allow you to develop solutions for both near- and long-term challenges—without disrupting your day-to-day responsibilities.

  • Will I apply my learnings to real-world work objectives?

    Yes. You will develop a project of your choosing that addresses your organization’s critical business challenges. At the completion of the program, you will have produced an implementation-ready project, designed to make a fiscal and business impact.

  • Do you have an alumni program?

    Yes. You can stay connected to ExecOnline through our alumni group, which allows you to interact with peers to generate support and networking opportunities.

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