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What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge for your job now.

Organisational change relies on effective leadership to succeed.

This course is ideal for leaders and professionals from any sector who are seeking the research-backed skills and strategies needed to support organisation-wide change.

Evaluate models of change and leadership

Critically evaluate core models that inform contemporary understandings of how to lead organisational change, such as Lewin’s three-step model and Kotter’s eight-step model. Examine their implications for planning and implementing effective change processes, and the role leaders should play.

Analyse organisational capacity for change

Learn how to analyse organisational systems and capabilities to generate interventions that support change and transformation.

Understand how to support people through change

Explore critical aspects of the change process, including how to effectively communicate with employees and consult with internal and external stakeholders. Learn to draw on foundational theories, such as transformational leadership, to foster a supportive climate of change.

Address challenges and sustain change

Harness strategies that can help overcome barriers to internal organisational change, including disruptive events and crises. Support individuals and teams to embed behaviours that align with anticipated change outcomes, and sustain successful change within your organisation.

Who you will learn from

Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.

Dr Belinda Allen

Teaching Specialist – Department of Management & Marketing

Having started her professional life as a psychologist, Belinda has been passionate about understanding what makes people tick. She is particularly interested in understanding the working lives of individuals and collaborating with individuals to make work a more satisfying and productive experience. Belinda has also earned degrees in human resource management and organisational behaviour. Belinda’s expertise covers leadership, stress management, teams, and high-performance work practices.

More from this series

Take multiple courses to deepen your knowledge or stack towards a full degree.

The Adaptive Leadership series

This series gives leaders and aspiring leaders the core knowledge, skills and tools to navigate leadership opportunities and challenges in the context of digital transformation and dynamic competitive environments.

It's been developed in consultation with leading professional services organisations, major business stakeholder organisations, and human resource management and organisational development practitioners.

The series also provides a pathway into the proposed Master of Professional Management. See course details for more information.

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For individuals

To take Leading Change as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.

$1350.00 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.

For teams

If you have three or more team members who are keen to upskill with Leading Change, get in touch to discuss pricing. For large groups, we can also deliver and contextualise this course exclusively for your organisation.

Pricing on request


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