The course uses a variety of vehicles – readings, case studies, and experiences -- to engage you in timely, real business scenarios; and to provide you with the latest research, relevant models, and practical ideas for effective change management. Special emphasis is placed on the human impacts of change, including the roles of organization culture and symbolic communication.
Over the course of the day, you will generate new insights and learning that will help you:
Current and emerging leaders in business, non-profit, and government who are looking to or are currently transitioning into new leadership roles, especially in large organizations.
Instructor: Doranne Hudson
Doranne Hudson is an Executive-in- Residence at The Bloch School. Hudson has worked for 23 years in marketing and general management at The Gillette Company and Hallmark Cards, where she was Senior Vice President. She served on the corporate executive council, the North America management team, and the Hallmark UK Board of Directors. Hudson received a B.A. in Psychology from Duke University, summa cum laude, and an M.B.A. from Harvard University. She currently serves on the executive committee of the UMKC Board of Trustees and on the board of directors for the Central Exchange, Kansas City Public Television, and Midwest Research Institute.