Course: People and Change Principles
This module introduces a basic framework for thinking about the impact of change on people using individual, team, and organisation as a structure.
It presents a set of useful models and theories that help understanding of change and shows how change can be managed effectively in an organisation. You would not be expected to have any background in change theory.
Some tools for managing the impact of change on people are explored.
Who is the qualification for?
Someone who has some management experience or has been involved in managing a change situation.
Anyone whose job includes:
- a line manager involved in organisational change
- change manager
- project manager, programme manager
- programme or project executive
- programme/project office staff
After this course you will be able to:
- Analyse a change situation using the two structural models for change.
- Evaluate a relevant change theory or concept and justify its use in planning and managing change.
- Identify and evaluate tools for use in the management of change.
Assessment for C4CM modules is vocational. This means you are assessed on evidence showing how you applied the concepts, skills and tools you’ve learnt to your own working environment.
- Analyse a change situation in terms of the models used in the course and identify some tools that have been used.
- Based on your analysis you will then identify some appropriate concepts and tools and show how they could be used to improve the effectiveness of a change.
Topics covered by the Course Material
- Individuals and change; especially individual differences and communication needs.
- Teams undergoing change and using teams to deliver change.
- Models and approaches to planning organisational change.