MPOD India Curriculum

The MPOD-India program curriculum comprises of 40 credit hours over six week-long residencies on the Xavier School of Management campus or 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.

“This program follows a unique learning model which provides experiential opportunities for students to become more self aware, to practice and experiment new skills and build new capabilities in strategic level change management for creating value for customers and communities.”
— Abhinav Gera, Head - Talent Management Organization, Hero Motocorp Ltd.

Residency Curriculum Summary*

  1. November 2013 [Xavier School of Management Campus — Jamshedpur]
    • Foundations of Positive Organization Development and Change
    • Leadership & Executive Assessment and Coaching I
    • Experiential Learning for Individuals, Teams and Organizations I
  2. February 2014 [Xavier School of Management Campus — Jamshedpur]
    • Practicum in Positive OD and Change
    • Leadership & Executive Assessment and Coaching II
    • Experiential Learning for Individuals, Teams and Organizations II
  3. April 2014 [India Site]
    • Foundations of Strategic Thinking
    • Strategic Human Resource Management I
    • Interpersonal Skills Laboratory I
  4. July 2014 [CWRU Campus — Cleveland, USA]
    • Leading Change from a Complexity Perspective I
    • Effective Consulting Skills
    • Sustainability for Strategic Advantage
    • Interpersonal Skills Laboratory II
    • Individual Field Projects I
    • Local site visits
  5. October 2014 [India Site]
    • Organization Design in a Knowledge World
    • Leading Change from a Complexity Perspective II
    • Strategic Human Resource Management II
    • Individual Field Projects II
  6. January 2015 [Xavier School of Management Campus — Jamshedpur]
    • Governance in a Multi-cultural and Diverse World
    • Individual Field Projects III

Notes:

  1. All residencies begin at 6 p.m. on the start date with Family Group meetings and overview to the coming residency agenda
  2. All residencies end at 5 p.m. on end date
  3. India sites will be in a major India city or at Xavier School of Management Campus in Jamshedpur
  4. Students eligible for graduation can attend commencement at the Xavier School of Management campus (March 2015) and at Case Western Reserve University (May 2015)

*Exact residency dates in the months indicated vary from year to year; 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

  • IPOD 479 – Foundations of Strategic Thinking
  • IPOD 432A – Interpersonal Skills Laboratory I
  • IPOD 475A – Strategic Human Resource Management I

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

  • IPOD 470B – Leading Change from a Complexity Perspective
  • IPOD 439B – Individual Field Project
  • IPOD 414 – Organization Design in a Knowledge World
  • IPOD 475B – Strategic Human Resource Management II

Residency 6

  • IPOD 440 – Inclusive Leadership in the Global Context
  • IPOD 439C – Individual Field Project

For additional information review the general bulletin.



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