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Change Management - Guiding Principles and Practices

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Change Management - Guiding Principles and Practices
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  • Change Management – Guiding Principles and Practices is a course that will introduce you to the principles of change management while also providing you with examples of change management in practice. Even though change management is a relatively new field it possesses a significant body of theory. You will learn the key terms and phrases used within the field and study how the discipline has evolved over the past decades. You will then be presented with a range of scenarios that include how the culture of an organization can affect the implementation of change and various approaches to implementing organizational change. Next you will study a range of factors common to successful change management.

    Even though change management is a complex process, some common factors for implementing successful change exist. By studying the principles and practices of change management you will develop an ability to have a positive input into any change process, regardless of the industry. You will gain a greater understanding of how to successfully implement organizational change, while also developing your own change management skills.

    This course will be of great interest to professionals working in an industry that is currently experiencing, or will soon be experiencing, change. The course will also be of interest to small business owners who wish to learn more about ensuring that their businesses can successfully transition through periods of change.

  • Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Define the various types of change that exist within change management theory; - Discuss the history of change management over the twentieth century; - Describe the role that culture plays in the change management process; - Define various approaches to implementing change; - Develop their own change management skills; - Discuss the factors common to successful change management.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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