Leading and Managing People-Centred Change

Contents:

  1. Who this course is suitable for?
  2. What you’ll achieve
  3. Who developed this course
  4. Apply for this course

Learn how to bring people with you as you lead or manage organisational change and navigate challenges to keep them on-board.

Summary

Ensure people-centred change in your organisation stays on track

Many leaders and managers struggle when it comes to managing change, especially if it affects people. This course looks at how we can manage people-centred change effectively. You will learn the importance of bringing people with you through change, and consider the moments where change can go wrong and how to avoid them.

Change does not need to be overwhelming, if it is managed well – find out what those of us with leadership or management responsibilities can do to keep things on track with this course.

Who this course is suitable for?

The course is designed for anyone who either leads or manages people or will shortly be in such a position. In particular, it will be useful to people new to leadership roles and practitioners in human resources, organisational development and internal communications.

What you’ll achieve

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:

  • Describe the role of leadership in organisational change
  • Explain ways to gain commitment from people during change
  • Identify ways to sustain change through people
  • Describe an approach that will enable change to be sustained

Who developed this course

Durham University
Durham University is a collegiate university with long traditions and modern values, proud to be an international scholarly community which reflects the ambitions of cultures from around the world.

Durham University Business School
Durham University Business School connects students and alumni with global companies, linking businesses with incisive and innovative thinking.

Apply for this course

  • If you are working within an English local authority and would like to apply for a funded position on this course, please complete the form below.

    Who is eligible to apply
    • Applications are open to local authority staff in England only.
    • Applicants may only submit an application for 1 certified course at a time (upon completion of that course, an application for further training can be submitted).
    • Applicants are expected to begin the course within one month of their application being accepted.

    Please allow 7 days for us to process your application.

  • We are interested in tracking how your knowledge increases as a result of completing this course, so please provide an indication of your current knowledge of the course topic.

Course provider

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