The MPOD-India program curriculum comprises of 36 credit hours over five one-week residencies on the Xavier School of Management campus or in select major cities in India, and one two-week residency on the Case Western Reserve University campus in Cleveland, Ohio. This program can be completed in just 16 months.

Residency Curriculum Summary*

  1. January 19 (eve.) – January 25, 2017 [Xavier School of Management Campus — Jamshedpur]
    • Foundations of Positive Organization Development and Change
    • Experiential Learning for Individuals, Teams and Organizations – I
    • Leadership and Executive Assessment and Development – I
  2. March 26 (eve.) – April 1, 2017 [Xavier School of Management Campus — Jamshedpur]
    • Experiential Learning for Individuals, Teams and Organizations – II
    • Practicum in Positive Organization Development and Change
    • Leadership and Executive Assessment and Development – II
  3. May 21 (eve.) – May 27 [India Site]
    • Foundations of Strategic Thinking
    • Interpersonal Skills Laboratory – I
    • Strategic Human Resource Management – I
  4. July 15 (eve.) – July 27 [CWRU Campus — Cleveland, Ohio, USA]
    • Effective Consulting Skills
    • Sustainability for Strategic Advantage
    • Individual Field Projects – I
    • Leading Change from a Complexity Perspective
  5. October 22 (eve.) – October 27 [India Site]
    • Individual Field Projects – II
    • Strategic Human Resource Management – II
    • Interpersonal Skills Laboratory – II
  6. January 22 (eve.) – January 27, 2018 [Xavier School of Management Campus — Jamshedpur]
    • Individual Field Projects – III
    • Inclusive Leadership in the Global Context
    • Program assessment/review & closing luncheon
  7. March, 2018 – XLRI Commencement, Jamshedpur, India
  8. May, 2018 – CWRU Commencement, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Notes:

  1. Education between residencies conducted via Internet-mediated learning, individual reading, writing, and virtual conferencing
  2. All residencies begin at 6 p.m. on the start date with Family Group meetings and overview to the coming residency agenda
  3. All residencies end at 5 p.m. on end date
  4. India sites will be in a major India city or at Xavier School of Management Campus in Jamshedpur
  5. Students eligible for graduation can attend commencement at Case Western Reserve University (May)

* Dates subject to change if required class size not attained by November 21, 2016. Please contact Ron Fry, PhD, Professor of organizational behavior at Case Western Reserve, for more information.

Required Courses

Residency 1

  • IPOD 413 – Foundations of Positive Organization Development and Change
  • IPOD 416A – Leadership, Executive Assessment and Development
  • IPOD 431A – Experiential Learning for Individuals, Teams, and Organizations

Residency 2

  • IPOD 416B – Leadership, Executive Assessment and Development
  • IPOD 435 – Practicum in Appreciative Inquiry and Positive OD
  • IPOD 431B – Experiential Learning for Individuals, Teams, and Organizations

Residency 3

Residency 4

  • IPOD 470A – Leading Change from a Complexity Perspective
  • IPOD 480 – Dynamics of Effective Consulting and Implementation
  • IPOD 432B – Interpersonal Skills Laboratory II
  • IPOD 418 – Sustainability for Strategic Advantage
  • IPOD 439A – Individual Field Projects: Introduction

Residency 5

Residency 6

For additional information review the general bulletin.