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.
Knowledge Exchange Blog
Changing the World of Work Through Learning: Northwestern MSLOC and Association Forum Announce Collaboration
Communities of practice, and the learning exchange they provide, are essential to moving organizations, industries, and sectors forward. Northwestern MS in Learning and Organizational Change (MSLOC) and Association Forum of Chicagoland are two such communities committed to supporting their members in learning, and applying that learning, to change the world’s workplaces.
MSLOC community members are busy writing, publishing, and contributing to books adding greatly to our work as learning and organizational change scholars and practitioners.
Northwestern MSLOC and ELOC community members—coaches, consultants, talent managers, and more—now have the benefit of immediate and ongoing access to Benchmarks 360 leadership assessment products at a preferential rate, courtesy of a new partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL).
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.
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.
Chances are your organizational strategy does not explicitly include knowledge management. But you are probably doing it, even without formal planning.
Northwestern MSLOC and ELOC recently gathered a panel of DEI leaders for a discussion of how to anticipate, assess, and address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) change resistance in organizations.
I had the pleasure to interview my colleague, Ahmmad Brown, PhD, about his recent experience as a reviewer for the Future Finder Challenge, a “$1 million U.S. Department of Education challenge to reimagine career navigation for adult learners.”
Northwestern University’s leadership coaching certificate for experienced professionals has been recognized by the non-profit Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE).
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.
What can we expect to see as we head into the future of learning and development (L&D)? How can we enable integration of hybrid and remote workforces, and bring an equitable lens to curriculum and experience design?
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.
Fellow managers: are we ready and skilled to have the conversations we need to have to support our colleagues and team members? And, in turn, are our managers ready and skilled to have those conversations with us?
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.
Northwestern University Executive Learning and Organizational Change (ELOC) is launching a series of four new Inclusive Leadership executive education courses starting in September 2022.
I have a card on my desk that reads, “We have a strategic plan. It’s called doing things.” It’s one way I remind myself how essential our bias toward meaningful action is to doing learning and change work.
Northwestern MSLOC Designated as STEM Optional Practical Training Program for International Students
In January 2022, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that 22 new fields of study, including industrial and organizational psychology, have been added to the STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) program.
When the iconic Chicago Shakespeare Theater wanted help creating a more inclusive and equitable workplace, they turned to leaders shaping the future: graduate students in Northwestern University’s Master’s in Learning and Organizational Change (MSLOC) program.
How can data analytics guide organizational change, and what opportunities and challenges do companies and nonprofits face in putting it to good use?
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.
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.
Foram Sheth (MS16) co-founded Ama La Vida, a Chicago-based career, leadership, life, and health coaching company, in 2016 while she was completing her MS in Learning and Organizational Change degree at Northwestern
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.
Determining the value of a graduate program—in general and in comparison to other program options—and addressing associated costs can prompt a lot of questions. Ifs. Whats. Whens. Hows.