The course examines how organizational leaders build learning organizations that transform individuals within the organization so that they can understand, accept, and become motivated to implement and facilitate innovation and change. Organizational development is a planned organizational intervention designed and implemented for the purpose of increasing organizational effectiveness. Organization development (OD) is the process of planning and implementing interventions to create interpersonal, group, intergroup, or organization-wide change. This course presents the theoretical foundations of organization development as an applied behavioral science. Students are required to write new cases and case analyses by discussing the role of organizational leadership and organizational development to actual leadership situations. Prerequisite: core courses.