Professional Diploma in Change Management

  • Event: Professional Diploma in Change Management
  • Date: 20/02/2024 - 19/03/2024
  • Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Venue: Online, Online, Online,
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The Professional Diploma in Change Management will teach participants how to move forward with confidence when external shocks disrupt established patterns. Students will learn how to create environments where change is seen as a positive outcome for all, by supporting teams with empathy and optimism. Attendees will learn about tried and tested change models and how to apply them using the psychology of change and how it plays out in groups and individuals.

As organisations adapt to new ways of working, strong leaders with change management skills are in high demand as they as they respond to current requirements while planning for continuity and recovery.


Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Know and understand the various change models and their practical application
  • Know and understand how to plan for change
  • Understand the change curve, the various stages of change and the emotions & reactions that present during each stage of change
  • Know and understand the leadership traits that drive change
  • Know and identify potential barriers to change and practical strategies to overcome them
  • Know and understand how to successfully embed change within an organisation


Course Breakdown

Unit 1: Leading Change: Theory & Practice

  • Understanding the change curve
  • The process of transition
  • Lewin’s Change Model
  • Kotter’s 8 step theory

Unit 2: Leading Myself

  • Leader and manager
  • Practical steps for self-development
  • The Joharl Window
  • Effective communication
  • Strategies to Improve and build resilience

 Unit 3: Leading Others 

  • Your role as a people manager
  • ‘Kitchen table discussions’
  • The five forces of high performance
  • Identifying and engaging stakeholders
  • The power of perspective

Unit 4: Common Barriers to Change

  • Resistance and barriers to change
  • Change models
  • Overcoming resistance and barriers
  • Planning change using ADKAR
  • Reframing

Unit 5: Embedding Change

  • Success factors
  • Managing the transition
  • Tips for effective change
  • Common pitfalls
  • McKinsey’s Influence model

How will I be assessed?

Students will be assessed through a written case-study or project, which must be completed and submitted in the two weeks following the course.

Please book online Price:

Member –  €550

Non Member – €600

  • Live online lectures with an industry expert
  • 5 weeks: One 3 hour lecture per week
  • Tuesdays, 6.30pm – 9.30pm

For more information please contact Alan Kelly at

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