Course Description

To what extent does business success depend on an organization's capacity to learn? What makes organizational learning relevant in today's economy? How does it differ from quality improvement, restructuring, and other attempts to build organizational effectiveness? This course will help you: enable learning in your workplace, assess the organization's learning capacity, and recommend ways to create a strategic learning culture.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of the Organizational Learning course you will be able to:

  • Define the Learning Organization.
  • Defend the Learning Organization against some of its most common critiques.
  • Identify realistic processes that will help move an organization in the direction of becoming a Learning Organization.
  • Develop strategies for implementing promising Learning Organization processes.
  • Identify the characteristics of a Learning Organization participant.
  • Develop strategies for personally adopting the characteristics of a Learning Organization participant.


Students should expect to spend five to seven hours on coursework each week. 


BMC 352 Learning Online
(or BMC 152 Learning Online or Learning Online Waiver)


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Feb 04, 2020 to Mar 30, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $525.00
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Reading List / Textbook

Title: The Fifth Discipline: The art and practice of the learning organization
Edition: REV edition (March 2006)
Authors: Senge
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 9780385517256

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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