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Managing Organizational Change


Module description

The module focuses primarily on the practical implementation challenges of managing change. It aims to:

  • develop a critical understanding of change management theory and practice
  • explore a variety of analytical approaches to managing change
  • examine how change process in organisations can be effectively managed
  • introduce some of the consulting tools and techniques used in successfully managing change
  • review case studies of change management in private and public sector organisations
  • examine the behavioural issues of how people make sense of, cope with or resist change in organisations.

Learning objectives

By the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • apply and critically evaluate some of the key concepts and ideas of change management
  • understand how change impacts on organisations
  • diagnose and help facilitate change through the use of appropriate consulting tools and techniques.