Exploration of the nature and importance of change. Comprehend the main factors within an organisation which face change both internally & externally. Role of organisation culture in the change process. How to plan and implement a broad strategy for introducing change. Application of management change techniques to a variety of organisations.
The Management of Change Process. The nature and importance of change (both minor and paradigm changes), factors forcing change, resistance to change, planned change interventions, models of organisational change to include Lewin and more recent approaches. Key issues associated with successful change programmes. The role of organisational culture in the management of change process.
The course is divided into three topics:
The underlying theories and concepts will be mainly covered in pre course guided reading and the workshops will focus upon the practical techniques of analysing the need for change, potential resistance to change, and developing a strategic plan for managing the change process.
The course is assessed with an Essay which is worth 100%. The aim of the assignment is designed to challenge the trainee to select an area in their managerial role where they wish to plan and implement a change, using theory and techniques covered within this course.
This individual based task should help develop the trainee's skills (both analytical and descriptive) in the following areas:
Type of training
This online course is a comination of e-learning, computer-based learning, videos and self-study.
Objectives and outcomes
Trainees will be able to:
Participants would require their own laptop and a stable high-speed internet connection to take part in this course.
This course is designed for Front-line Managers, Middle Managers and Senior Executives wishing to up-skill or refresh their current skill set.
Maeve is a senior consulting/corporate finance professional with over 25 years’ experience in business and management consultancy, Maeve has developed her skills in designing, selling and delivering services to clients in both the public and private sectors in developed and transitional economies (UK, Russia & CIS, Balkans, USA, Ireland, France, Japan and Finland).
Maeve is fluent in English,French and she has elementary Spanish and Russian.
Maeve is currently an Adjunct Lecturer in the Kemmy Business School,University of Limerick, lecturing on the Degree and Executive Education Programmes in the areas of Cross-Cultural Management, Management and Leadership, Strategic Management and Management of Change.
This course will be held online.
A maximum of 25 participants will be able to attend this course.
On successful completion of the assignment(s) the trainee will be awarded a Certificate of Study. If they do not submit the assignment(s) they will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance.
This course is worth 6 ECTS credits.