SEM027 - Taking Advantage of Change

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Subject Title
Taking Advantage of Change

Subject Description
The pace of change today can be overwhelming, in both our career and personal life. Your ability to deal with change can result either in disillusionment and burnout or optimism and success. This seminar explains the concepts of change and how you can identify the opportunities change presents to create the future you want. Particpants will gain awareness of their own perceptions, learn how to break through barriers and take action for a positive change.

Credit Status
Non-Credit success seminar.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Developed new understandings of a changing world and gained new perspectives.
2. Developed insight for spotting opportunities in the chaos of change.
3. Gained awareness of their personal power and ability to take action.
4. Learned practical how-to ways to focus and align their personal values, strengths, influence and goals to achieve personal and organizational change objectives.

Academic Integrity
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)

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