Certificate of Achievement

Robert Mwesige

has completed the following course:

Leading and Managing People-Centred Change

Durham University

This online course covered key leadership practices that underpin successful change and how to identify and communicate with key stakeholders throughout the process. We looked at understanding employee needs and the emotions of change, and building trust through the adoption of ethical practices. In addition, communication styles, building an effective dialogue and ensuring a successful ongoing implementation of change, were also explored.

3 weeks, 3 hours per week

Dr Julie Hodges

Associate Professor (Teaching) in Management

Durham University


Learning outcomes

  • 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


Week 1: Preparing for change

  • Six key leadership practices to underpin successful change
  • Identifying people-focussed benefits
  • Appreciating different perspectives of change
  • Identifying, analysing and communicating to key people (stakeholders) affected by the change

Week 2: During change

  • Recognising the emotions of, and responses to, change
  • Communication styles
  • Creating an effective dialogue
  • Involving people in the change process

Week 3: Sustaining change

  • Monitoring the implementation of change
  • Protecting the change from risks and threats
  • Sharing practical examples to address issues

Issued on 4th January 2022

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Free online course:

Leading and Managing People-Centred Change

Durham University