Successful participants will be awarded a Professional Diploma in Organisational Change and Transformation. This qualification is accredited and awarded by University College Dublin and valued at 30 credits. It is positioned at Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications. This diploma forms part of the MSc in Business (Leadership and Management Practice) Pathway.
The pressure for change in organisations increases daily. In the private sector, competitive challenges, technological change, enhanced customer expectations and financial pressures combine to put a premium on firms' abilities to learn and adapt. In the public sector, similar challenges coupled with ambiguous performance criteria place enormous pressure on organisations to react appropriately.
Designed to equip managers with the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to lead organisational change, this diploma is highly participative to ensure that the collective experience of the entire class group is harnessed.
Who is it for?
•Managers seeking to enhance their change management skills;
•Organisational Development practitioners wanting to acquire deeper insight into underlying development models and frameworks;
•Individuals involved in strategy development looking to augment their analytical skills with behavioural insight to assist in implementing strategy;
•HR professionals wishing to extend and develop their contribution beyond their functional role.
Upon completion of this programme, participants will be equipped with the skills to analyse change situations, identify the range of interventions available and the skills to implement these interventions.
Specifically participants will gain:
•An understanding of the psychology behind change and the challenges of managing cultural change;
•An understanding of the frameworks surrounding organisational renewal and transformation with a view to exploiting change opportunities within their organisations;
•Strategic insight into the characteristics of designing and implementing effective change in their organisation;
•Deeper insight into interventions to enhance leadership and managerial impact.