Embracing Change and Navigating Through Uncertain Territory

WMCP1016 - Embracing Change and Navigating Through Uncertain Territory

No Credit or CE | Estimated 1-Hour Workload

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  • feature icon No Credit or CE
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Description

Change is a natural part of life, but it is sometimes stressful to cope with uncertainties or unexpected situations or events. By understanding the change process, we can more effectively respond to changing conditions or events in our personal and professional lives. In this micro-course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to become more confident, agile, and resilient, allowing you to embrace change when navigating through challenging times. You will also learn about personal and organizational change, including models, blocks, and barriers, as well as approaches and strategies for effectively addressing uncertainty when encountering unexpected or stressful situations. Armed with this knowledge and these skills, you will gain confidence and become more resilient and persistent when coping with change in order to face current and future challenges.

What You Will Learn

Upon successful completion of this micro-course, you will be able to:

  • Reflect upon personal ways of approaching and dealing with unexpected events, uncertainty, and change.
  • Analyze potentially stressful situations and ways to cope.
  • Identify key aspects or characteristics of the change process (as well as blocks or barriers) and change models.
  • Recognize the connection between stress and resilience in coping with change.
  • Analyze situations/scenarios and evaluate various approaches and strategies.
  • Apply approaches and strategies to cope with change and develop resilience.

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 or older

Refund Policy

You will have 24 hours, or until you receive your completion certificate, to request a full refund after purchase, whichever comes first. No hidden fees. All books and materials are included with purchase.

Faculty Bio

Curriculum

  • Dealing With the Unexpected, Uncertainty, and Stress

    Reflect upon personal ways of approaching and dealing with unexpected events, uncertainty, and change. Recognize and analyze potentially stressful situations and possible ways to cope.

  • Coping With Uncertainty and Stress: Moving Toward Resilience

    Learn about the impact of stress in America as well as some additional coping strategies. Begin to focus on what it takes to develop resilience.

  • Personal and Organizational Change Models and Resistance

    Examine how to manage personal and organizational change. Through hands-on exercises, you will encounter various change models. This practice will help you identify possible blocks or barriers to personal and organizational change.

  • Coping With Change: Facing Challenges and Developing Resilience

    Explore four stages of reacting or responding to change, including change strategy categories (escape and control) and associated challenges. Consider how you can become more aware of your own ways of facing challenges and build your skills to develop resilience.

  • Real-Life Examples of Dealing With Adversity and Developing Resilience

    View videos of two people who experienced major challenges in their lives and how they dealt with the adversity. Create an action plan to cope with personal or professional changes in your life. Include approaches and strategies as well as resources you plan to utilize in the future.

Features

Flexible Learning

Flexible Learning

Easily fit learning into your busy life through short, tightly focused courses.

Practical Skills

Practical Skills

Build a set of practical skills for dealing with change that can be applied in both personal and professional contexts.

Action Plan

Action Plan

Find ideas and resources that can be used for setting and achieving goals.

Awards

Micro-Course Badge

Micro-Course Badge for Embracing Change and Navigating Through Uncharted Territory

  • feature icon Professional Development
  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon No Credit or CE
  • feature icon Estimated 1-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days

How to enroll?

  • 1Add course to cart
  • 2Create your account
  • 3Register for course
  • 4Make payment and submit application
  • 5Start learning
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email lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance

Who is this for

  • Individuals interested in learning specific strategies and approaches for coping with change in their personal and/or professional lives
  • Individuals who want to learn how to become more resilient in dealing with change