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What you will learn

  • Develop an understanding of the fundamentals of leading change in communities and organizations.

  • Apply project management techniques to help stakeholders define their own needs and assets to foster efficient stakeholder engagement.

  • Apply methods for understanding community and organization needs using a systems-based approach to problem solving.

Skills you will gain

Needs AssessmentAsset MappingSystems Thinking
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Sustainability and Resilience

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 71 min)
11 videos
Sustainability and Resilience1m
Defining Sustainability5m
Defining Sustainability: Part 24m
4 Principles of Sustainability: A Systems Perspective5m
Sustainable Practices9m
Resilience: Introduction6m
Applying a Resilience Lense12m
Distinguishing Resilience from Sustainability3m
Systems Thinking for Sustainability and Resilience: Practice10m
Resilience Assessment10m
2 practice exercises
Review Applying a Resilience Lens10m
End of Sustainability and Resilience Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Needs Assessment and Asset Thinking

2 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 87 min)
16 videos
Letting the Community Decide7m
Getting People Involved11m
Needs Assessment: What Is It?6m
Needs Assessment: Before You Begin3m
Needs Assessment: Understanding the Current State3m
Needs Assessment: Gather and Analyze Information7m
Needs Assessment: Possible Questions2m
Needs Assessment: Identify Needs and Make Decisions5m
Needs Assessment: Barriers5m
Asset Mapping: Introduction5m
Asset Mapping: What is an Asset?5m
Asset Mapping: Set Up and Planning4m
Asset Mapping: Identify Assets5m
Asset Mapping: Data Collection5m
Asset Mapping: Map and Report6m
2 practice exercises
Reviewing Needs Assessments15m
End of Needs Assessment and Asset Mapping20m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Systems Thinking for Change

5 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 137 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
14 videos
Systems Thinking and the Triple Bottom Line11m
Systems Thinking For Change12m
Being a Changemaker3m
Changemaker Archetypes3m
Keys to Making Change6m
Perspectives on Systems Thinking and Inclusive Leadership47m
Benefits of Co-Creation4m
Systems Thinking and Project Management4m
Applying Systems Thinking to Your Projects7m
Final Thoughts7m
Developing a Community Vision10m
Moving Beyond a Gas Station Stop9m
Transforming Communities: Final Project3m
2 readings
Transforming Communities Case Studies20m
Further Reading15m
2 practice exercises
Reviewing Inclusive Leadership10m
End of Systems Thinking for Change30m

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