Culture Change Foundations: Improving Workplace Climate


Thursday, March 24, 2022


10:00am - 11:00am



This foundational course will guide learners through the first step in embarking on a culture change journey. First, the course establishes a shared language for understanding and talking about what culture is, what climate is, and how the two are interrelated. Next, the course explores methods to affect climate and wraps up with a model for culture change. The model will help learners to consider principles and steps to create culture change that sticks. 

You will learn to:

  • Define culture, climate and how they are interrelated
  • Describe some methods to affect climate   

You will benefit by:

  • Applying principles and steps to create culture change that sticks
  • Gaining a better understanding of culture and climate to improve relationships with others in your workplace


Any U-M faculty or staff member who would like to learn more about how culture change can improve relationships in the workplace

This session is being delivered in an online webinar format. The webinar link will be delivered in the registration confirmation email.

Topic Area

  • Culture Change
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Self Development

Domain and Expectation

  • Mission
    • Lead innovation and change
  • Self
    • Adapt
  • Execution
    • Build positive culture


  • Member of a Team
  • Leading a Team
  • Leading Multiple Teams
  • Leading the Organization


  • Level 1: Awareness