From elected officials to the CEO of Apple, leaders are now urging people in the workplace and community to participate in community and social change to help improve communities and society.  Discover how social change happens, and doesn’t, and how you can influence change. Then explore working within an established organization versus creating your own group for change. Finally, learn different change strategies and techniques to highlight issues and improve your community and society for all.

CEUs/ILUs: 1.6
Length (in hours): 16
Price in USD $195.00
Price in CAD $265.00

One Month Course


Unit 1

How Social Change Happens

  • The bottom-up dynamic
  • Five social change leaders and examples
  • Influence versus Power
  • Selecting a social change goal

Unit 2

Working Within Established Organizations

  • Approaching organizational leaders
  • To join, or not to join?
  • Crafting a statement
  • Developing a leadership strategy

Unit 3

Creating a Group for Change

  • What you do as the leader
  • Recruiting others to join
  • Leading your group’s meeting
  • Effective activities for social change

Unit 4

Social Change Strategies and Techniques

  • Behind the scenes strategies
  • Creating a public relations strategy
  • Staging a public event
  • Maintaining staying power

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Next start date

Nov 2 – 27