This course explores theories of organizational change with an emphasis on leading and transforming complex systems. A number of leadership strategies and models for identifying and positively affecting the core of the organization will be discussed and analyzed. Because transformation and systemic change are dependent on effective leadership this course will also explore the unique relationship between leadership transformation and organizational transformation. Specifically, this course will examine how leaders work to transform themselves in order to be successful in transforming their organizations. Students are required to develop a personal theory of leadership and the topic of this course. Prerequisite: DLS 701.