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PUAD-645 Global Diversity and Cultural Capacity (3)

Course Level: Graduate

This course takes a scholar-practitioner approach to diversity and systematic cross-cultural dynamics. Through lectures, research, assessments, experiences, teamwork, and field activities, the course supports students learning how/why differences mater, and building cultural capacity to become effective global organization development (OD) scholar-practitioners. The course starts with a pre-residency module in Washington, DC after which students travel to an international host site. Together PUAD-645 and PUAD-647 form the MSOD International Residency. Grading: A-F only. Restriction: MS in Organization Development (MSOD).