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Northwestern MSLOC Announces New One-Year Degree Path

February 16, 2024

Starting in September 2024, Northwestern MSLOC will offer admitted students the option to earn the degree within 12 months. This path is designed to meet the learning and professional needs of students seeking an immersive, accelerated graduate experience with all the lifelong benefits of joining MSLOC’s learning community.

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Book Chat with Ryan Smerek: Speaking Up at Work

September 5, 2023

MSLOC community members are busy writing, publishing, and contributing to books adding greatly to our work as learning and organizational change scholars and practitioners. This chat with my colleague Ryan Smerek is the first in a series of interviews with the authors we will be sharing here.

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Application Advice from MSLOC Admissions Committee Members

June 23, 2023

At Northwestern MSLOC, we seek candidates who are ready to embark on a transformative educational journey. Here are a few useful tips from members of our applications committee on how to make your application stand out.

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Exec Ed Coaching Certificate Earns Distinction

January 3, 2023

Northwestern University’s leadership coaching certificate for experienced professionals has been recognized by the non-profit Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE).

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Welcoming New Team Member, James Ward

October 31, 2022

We are thrilled to announce the addition of a new member to our talented Northwestern MSLOC and ELOC department teams in September 2022: James Ward.

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Workplace Wellness: Look Within and Around You

August 31, 2022

Wellness in the workplace starts at the top… and the bottom. Management and others in positions of power and influence can leverage their ability to promote an employer culture that encourages authentic, individual wellness.

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Scott to Lead Innovation and Program Development

July 29, 2022

Northwestern University’s Kimberly Scott was named associate dean for innovation and program development at the School of Education and Social Policy (SESP), interim Dean Dan McAdams announced.

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MSLOC Faculty to Discuss Revolutionizing Industrial-Organizational Psychology Curriculum

April 13, 2022

This year’s annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference (April 27-30, Seattle) will feature Northwestern’s Master of Science in Learning & Organizational Change (MSLOC) faculty members Dr. Kimberly Scott, executive director of MSLOC/ELOC and assistant professor at Northwestern’s School of Education and Social Policy, and Selena Wilson (MS12), chief executive officer of East Oakland Youth Development Center and head of learning & transformation for Decolonize Design.

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Celebrating New Team Members Vasundhara Jain and Ahmmad Brown

March 29, 2022

We are thrilled to welcome two new members to our talented Northwestern MSLOC and ELOC department teams in early 2022: Vasundhara Jain and Ahmmad Brown. Please read more about them below, and join us in extending to them a very warm welcome to our community.

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How Can Theater Improv Skills Impact Organizational Change?

March 15, 2022

Comedic and theatrical improvisation skills are important tools for learning and organizational change, according to a virtual panel of alumni from Northwestern University’s Master’s of Learning and Organization Change (MSLOC) program, who spoke to about 80 students and fellow alumni as part of a MSLOC 20th anniversary celebration.