Social Change


This course reviews classical and contemporary theories of social change—why and how organizations and societies change over time.


  1. Learn how different thinkers have explained the phenomenon of social change over time
  2. Understand the assumptions that each explanation requires
  3. Reflect on one’s own explanation(s) of social change
  4. Be able to explain social change using the different theories reviewed
  5. Apply the appropriate explanations to historical and contemporary social change
  6. Create alternative scenarios for contemporary social changes using different explanations and their associated assumptions


40 hours

Targeted Audience

Government and Private Sector Employees and Management


Foresight Certificate