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Change Management

Explore the importance of change, the different models of managing change and best practices for successful change management.

  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    8 hours

Why is change important?

In this course, you’ll learn the key principles of change management. You will explore the procedure of preparing for change, the change management process and the different change management models.

You’ll also explore the role and importance of communication during change management, together with some of the best practices for making it a success.

What topics will you cover?

  • Preparing for change
  • Change management process models
  • The role of communications during change
  • The role of the leader
  • Tips for successful change
  • Potential pitfalls

Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

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

  • Explain the concept of change management and why change is important in an organisation
  • Assess the different forms of change within an organisation
  • Discuss the process of change management
  • Investigate the reasons why some changes succeed or fail

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for ambitious and experienced professionals seeking to develop an understanding of how a modern enterprise succeeds through leadership, culture, decision-making and change management.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Kasim Randeree is Curriculum Lead and Associate Professor in Leadership and was formerly Director of MBA Programmes and Principal Lecturer in Business Management at Coventry University.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

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Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps to help you keep track of your learning
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control

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