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    Organization Development (Graduate Certificate)

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    Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Information Session Webinar
    Thursday, October 10, 12:00 PM

    Creative Writing Chapbook Reading and Information Session
    Wednesday, October 16, 5:30 PM

    Public and Urban Policy MS Information Session Webinar
    Thursday, October 17, 1:30 PM

    International Affairs MS/MA Information Session Webinar
    Friday, October 18, 12:30 PM

    Graduate Open House
    Monday, October 23, 6:00 PM

    Media Studies and Media Management Facebook Live
    Monday, October 25, 1:30 PM

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    Admission Contact
    Gabriela Garcia Juarez 
    79 Fifth Ave., 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10011  
    Phone: 212.229.5600 x1666 
    Fax: 212.627.2695

    Program Contact
    Suzanne Bostwick
    72 Fifth Ave., 6th Floor
    New York, NY 10011
    Phone: 212.229.5400 Ext. 1601

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  • Organization development (OD) practitioners recognize the humanistic role of managers and leaders and work to co-create and facilitate imaginative, systems-embedded organizational change. Our graduate certificate is designed for current internal and external practitioners to build on their professional knowledge and those wishing to enter the OD field.

    • Program Type Advanced Certificate
    • Credits 18
    • Format Full-time or part-time, on campus
    • Duration 1 year (full-time)
    • Start Term Fall

    Program Highlights

    • Inclusive Organizational Culture

      Demonstrate a commitment to building respectful, inclusive, sustainable organizations.

    • Social Innovation and Impact

      Develop innovative approaches to organization-wide change efforts in the for-profit, public, nonprofit and voluntary sectors.

    • Applied Learning

      Test your ideas and develop new capacities in action-oriented projects for organizations.

    • University-Wide Community

      Benefit from the resources, student networks, and faculty expertise of a university-wide management and entrepreneurship community.

    Integrated Coursework

    The curriculum addresses organizational effectiveness on three levels - individual, group, and system - providing you with an understanding of the complexity of organizational challenges in the for-profit, nonprofit, and public sectors. You return to your organization ready to engage in successful change initiatives or enter the field as an internal or external organization development consultant.

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    Career Paths

    Managers who complete the certificate program are prepared to take on enhanced roles in business consulting, management, leadership development, human resources, and strategic planning.

  • Students come to Milano for our unorthodox and generative approaches to the field of management and to nurture more inclusive, equitable, sustainable, and prosperous organizations.

    Latha Poonamallee, Chair of Milano Management Programs
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