Transformational Strategy

Gain the skills to successfully steer an organisation through change to improve performance and help transform a business.

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Cranfield School of ManagementCranfield School of Management

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Learn how to lead transformational change

Transformational change involves radical changes in how employees perceive, think, and behave at work. This type of change can be challenging but is also crucial in improving an organisation’s performance. 

Whether you want to become a transformational leader or you’re looking to develop in your leadership role, this Bronze Award microcredential from Cranfield University will help you gain the essential knowledge to implement a transformational strategy.

Using a series of case studies, you’ll explore key transformational strategy frameworks and develop the practical skills to apply these at organisational and sectoral level.

Master the fundamentals of strategic transformation 

You’ll start by discovering the principles of strategic transformation to understand its significance.

Next, you’ll learn how to align your organisation’s objectives with transformational initiatives to drive growth and innovation. 

Understand how to overcome the challenges of transformational change

Transformational change can come with many challenges. You’ll learn how to navigate these obstacles with strategies to ensure a successful transformation.

This knowledge will help you become a transformational leader who implements change. 

Learn flexibly online with the experts at Cranfield University

This fully online microcredential gives you the flexibility to learn anywhere and at your own pace. 

You’ll be guided by the experts from Cranfield University to ensure you finish the microcredential with the insights and practical skills needed to lead transformational change effectively. 

How will the skills I learn help in my career? 

The content on this microcredential is designed to help you gain workplace-ready skills.

You’ll learn how to adapt to industry shifts and create a culture of innovation within your organisation. These skills are transferable across various roles and industries, making you a valuable asset to any organisation seeking transformational leadership. 

How does a stackable microcredential work?

This microcredential is designed to provide you with the flexibility to choose the depth of knowledge you want to learn. 

This is a ‘Bronze’ level award, which typically involves 4 hours of online learning, although we recommend dedicating 8 hours to fully engage with the content. 

Once you have completed the ‘Bronze’ level, you can choose to ‘stack’ this microcredential with other levels to further your studies with Cranfield Online.  

What will I receive when I finish the microcredential?

Upon successful completion of the microcredential, you’ll receive Cranfield Bronze Digital Learning Badge as a recognition of your skills in transformational strategy.

What you will achieve

By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...

  • Critically evaluate different frameworks for guiding the implementation of transformational strategy.
  • Critically evaluate different frameworks for guiding the implementation of transformational strategy.
  • Critically evaluate different frameworks for guiding the implementation of transformational strategy.

Are you eligible for this microcredential?

You can choose to study past our Bronze Award with a Silver and Gold Award from the Cranfield Online series. You can then stack these credentials for a Postgraduate Award.

Please note, the minimum criteria for the Postgraduate Award is an English language speaking IELTS score of 6.5.

Is this microcredential right for you?

This microcredential is designed for leaders and middle managers who wish to understand or implement transformational change within their organisations and manage the challenges that come with it.


What happens before, during, and after your microcredential

  • Before learning

    Once signed up to a microcredential, you will receive access to the content within 24 hrs.

  • After learning

    You will retain full access to the learning material for 1 year from the date you signed up. After successfully completing your submission you will be invited to progress to the next level.

World-class learning with Cranfield School of Management

Cranfield has been a world leader in management education and research for over 50 years, helping individuals and organisations learn and succeed by transforming knowledge into action.

    World-class learning with Cranfield University

    As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally.



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