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Change Management Essentials

A practical and interactive short course exploring the UOB approach, sharing key principles and tools for effective change management in a project context.

Course overview

2022/23 Semester 2 course: This half day (in-person workshop) will run in July and September.

This half day course highlights the value of effective change management and provides you with an understanding of the process of change management, best practise and how it can be applied in practice.

Course structure

  • This course is 1 x 4 hour session, and will be held in person, on Campus.
  • Course registration is from 9:00am.
  • There is required pre-work.
  • You must be able to commit to all elements.

Who should attend

  • Those with no formal change management training to date that are interested in understanding and learning more about the UoB Change Management Framework.
  • Those involved with managing live changes or are soon to be involved

Presenters: Led by members of the University of Bath Strategic Projects Office.


Review and complete pre-work for this course.

This course uses blended learning to make the most of your time, focusing the session on interaction, knowledge sharing and practice, and ensuring you have plenty of opportunities to apply learnings to working practise via a means of individual and group exercises. Please note that you will need to complete all accompanying work and come to the session prepared and ready to engage with your colleagues.

The pre-work for this course will take approximately between 60 to 120 minutes to complete.

The pre work information will be emailed directly to you, one week before the course.

Intended learning outcomes

Check whether this course meets your development needs.

Provide an understanding of change management essentials and promote awareness of the UoB approach to change management in a project context.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the process of change management.
  • Understand the UoB change management framework, best practise and how it can be applied in a project context.
  • Develop an understanding of key principles and tools in effective change management.

Related online learning and resources

Access online tools and support on-demand.

Access online resources relating to Change Management here

Book or cancel your place using ESS

Find out how to book or cancel your place, plus read guidance on required timescales and discussions with your managers.

Discussing your learning and development with your line manager

We assume that if you need permission or agreement to attend this course you will have arranged this before booking, and have also jointly discussed the following with your line manager to ensure that the training is suitable and your learning can be transferred back to the workplace:

  • how this training will help to deliver your individual/team goals
  • the expected outcomes (i.e. what is expected to change/improve as a result)
  • any support required post-course to enable you to transfer your learning back to the workplace

Your manager will receive an automated notification when you book or cancel a place on a course using ESS.

Book a place

You must book your place using Employee Self-Service (ESS). Places will be available to book on self-service up to 24 hours before the course, to allow for participants to complete the required pre-work. Download instructions on how to book your place using ESS.

Please note that we do not hold a waiting list for this course.

Cancel your place

You can cancel your place using Employee Self-Service (ESS). Download instructions on how to cancel your place using ESS.

Please cancel your place as early as possible, and at least 3 days in advance, to allow others to book instead.

Course dates

  • Tuesday 4 July 2023, 9:15am - 1pm (course registration from 9:00am)
  • Tuesday 19 September 2023, 9:15am - 1pm (course registration from (9:00am)

Booking details

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