Archived/No Longer Available: The New Science of Change - Connecting Leadership Development and Neuroscience

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Date Developed: 6/08/10. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Presenter(s): David Rock. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.


Enhance your understanding of the "neuroscience of change," the research supporting it, how it serves as a stimulus for innovation, and its impact on a leader's ability to engage in the change process to yield a positive impact on others. This program is geared for professionals who are engaged in teaching and learning and who seek to positively influence others through effecting change in systems, behaviors and/or attitudes.

Learning Objectives

• Explain that change is hard and the reasons for it.

• Identify ways individuals and organizations can move from descriptive to active models of change.

• Describe a three-part model used to facilitate change.

• Describe the wider context of change as it relates to public health.

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.