Groups as Living Systems

This course introduces principles and applications of working with groups as living systems. The course utilizes emerging new insights in intercultural communication, neuroscience, group dynamics, and leadership to support the development of healthy, high functioning groups, while integrating the needs of the individual. Students learn by experientially and analytically engaging the three stages of group life and three stages of organizational development. Students develop a number of key applied tools for generating and maintaining creative and functional groups that are applicable in any organization or community setting. Required for MA Resilient Leadership: Sustainable Systems track. Open to graduate students in other programs with instructor permission.
Course Number: ENV618
Units: 3.0