Positive organization development course - details, entrance exam, fees and advantages

Positive organization development course – details, entrance exam, fees and advantages

I am a working professional and I have been hearing about the Positive Oragnization Development course that XLRI conducts. Can you tell me something about this course? Is there an entrance exam to take up this course? What is the fee structure for this course? What kind of certificate is provided after finishing this course and what are the advantages of pursuing this course?

A Master of Science in Positive Organization Development and Change was brought to India by XLRI (Xavier School of Management) in collaboration with the Weatherhead School of Management of the US. The course is available at XLRI in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.

It is a 15 month course which is carried out under the faculty of science. It is configured for working executives. The program focuses on appreciative injury and emotional intelligence. The course is spread over six modules, of which the first four modules are taught at XLRI, Jamshedpur or in any other Xavier institute. The last two modules are held back to back for two weeks and are taught in the US. The candidates are also be assigned with practical projects.

The course is flexible as it enables the students to attend on-campus classroom sessions. It would not affect their work schedule.

The selection is not based on any written entrance test. The educational background of the candidate is taken into consideration. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of the quality of their work experience.

The fee for this program is $35,000 plus service tax as applicable. The fee includes tuition fee, program material and campus accommodation. The State Bank of India gives loans to those who have enrolled for this course.

The students are awarded with the following certificates after the completion of the course:

* Weatherhead's Master of Science (MS) degree in Positive Organization Development and Change

* XLRI's and Weatherhead's postgraduate certificates in:

1. Appreciative Inquiry for Business and Societal Benefit
2. Developing Leadership through Emotional Intelligence

Pursuing this course increases your organizational strengths, helps you become an outstanding leader and teaches you to interact at strategic levels.
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