Change Leadership Applied in London, UK and in Paris, France | Webster University

London and Cambridge, England and Normandy, Caen, & Paris, France

Summer 2019- Change Leadership Applied: D-Day and Battle of Britain (MNGT 3100 & 9950)

American Cemetery - Normandy


Program Description 
During this course, students will learn the most up to date organization development, change research, and best practices in these areas. Students will:

  1. Develop a systematized approach to strategy and change strategy development.
  2. Develop and implement a systematized approach to innovation.
  3. Implement effective communication strategies during times of change.
  4. Identify and apply effective anticipatory leadership concepts.
  5. Learn Effective Leadership principles to apply to varying skill and enthusiasm diagnoses.
  6. Students will gain a deeper appreciation for the world they currently live in by have a deeper understanding of freedom from a world of potential tyranny.

During this course, students will craft a personal leadership philosophy, complete change management case studies, and write reflective journals to apply their new knowledge to the 21st Century workplace.

Program Highlights

  • Study the leadership and effective change management strategies leveraged by Allied Leaders during the Battle of Britain and the D-Day invasion.
  • Experience the history of World War II on both sides of the English Channel.
  • Visit key sites in England and France including Churchill's Cabinet War Rooms and the Imperial War Museum in London, viewing the Magna Carta at Salisbury Cathedral and the American Military Cemetery and Memorial at Utah and Omaha beaches. 
  • Spend 10 days overall in England and France with locations that include London, Cambridge, Normandy, Caen, and Paris.

Course Dates: June 3 - July 26, 2019
Travel Dates: July 12 - July 21, 2019 

Change Leadership Applied (MNGT 3100 & 9950) - 3 credit hours

Faculty Leader: Scott Pitts 
Change happens often and suddenly, many times without warning. Learning how to anticipate and implement change effectively is crucial in today's competitive marketplace. Change Leaders observe the world around them, analyze that data, and make predictions of future change initiatives. Leaders in the past have successfully lead both people and change initiatives that we can learn and apply. In this course, students will study both leadership and effective change management strategies leveraged by Allied Leaders during one of the most trying times in western civilization: The Battle of Britain and the D-Day Invasion. Students will then apply these concepts into actionable steps for today's competitive marketplace.  

There are no specific prerequisites for the course.

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Change Leadership Applied: D-Day and the Battle of Britain  

Program Cost  
Program Fee: $3,850
What's included: All transportation between locations during the program dates, double Accommodation, cultural and education activities, breakfast, a welcome dinner, and a farewell dinner. 
What's not included: Tuition, application deposit, study abroad fee, roundtrip airfare, lunches and most dinners, and personal spending money

Study Abroad Fee: $175 (covers international insurance & ISIC card)

Itinerary Program Itinerary
Tentative Program Itinerary for Change Leadership Applied: D-Day and the Battle of Britain  

Students may be eligible for Webster study abroad scholarships. Please reference the Study Abroad website for more information.
Summer Break scholarship deadline-  March 15th

Application Process
Application Deadline: March 15th, 2019

To apply, follow these steps:
1) Ensure you meet the study abroad eligibility requirements
2) Start an application via the Webster online application system
3) The application will ask you to fill out a number of forms, pay the $100 study abroad deposit*, write a brief statement of purpose, submit a passport copy and a passport sized photos.

*The $100 application deposit is refundable to if ALL of the following conditions are met: 1) Student attends the program
2) Student completes the pre and post-study abroad surveys 3) Student does not have any outstanding program charges.

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