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Strategic Change Management for HR Professionals

Leadership, culture and people engagement



Strategically managing organisational change is a key challenge for HR professionals.  With organisations constantly facing rapid change from a number of drivers including customer needs, evolving markets and new technology, it is essential to understand and manage change, while controlling the impact on your personnel.

This course has been designed to provide human resources professionals with the skills to drive change effectively and to focus on key strategic issues to bring about transformational change.

Delegates will develop the tools to implement a change in organisational culture, lead through the change process and ensure employee engagement, which will deliver ongoing measurable success.

Who should attend

This course is designed for HR professionals, and Senior HR Specialist who are responsible or are directly involved in leading strategic change and managing the process through the HR department


Change management analysis

  • Appreciating the current organisational environment and the drivers for change
  • Developing change strategies with management and stakeholders
  • Assessing organisational readiness for change
  • Completing Force Field Analysis and making decisions for change

Changing organisational culture

  • Defining and diagnosing organisational culture
  • Human resources strategies for organisation transformation and change
  • Leading the change congruently
  • Applying nudge theory principles to change employee behaviours
  • Creating a culture of diversity and inclusion

Employee engagement: translating strategy into action

  • Designing employee engagement strategies
  • Assessing and measuring employee feedback
  • Pulse check vs employee engagement surveys
  • Benefits of empowerment and creating space for employee voice
  • Conducting stay interviews to assess motivation

Leading change

  • Implementing organisational development plans
  • Using change management models: Kotter’s 8 Step Model for Change, ADKAR
  • Creating change advocates/champions
  • Effective change communication strategies

Evaluation Metrics, Value and Impact

  • The role of HR analytics: benchmarking and performance indicators
  • Techniques for monitoring, auditing and evaluating the implementation of change
  • Maximising value gained from organisation resources and capabilities
  • Dealing with the resistance to change
  • Measuring ‘return on investment’ (ROI)

At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the need for change within the organisations current context
  • Develop a change vision
  • Align your strategy and culture to change
  • Ensure employee engagement to translate change into action
  • Effectively communicate change through the organisation
  • Lead change effectively
  • Evaluate the success of your change strategy

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