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Change Management Microcredential from the University of Glasgow

FutureLearn · University of Glasgow
University Credits

Entry requirements

Are you eligible for this microcredential?

Participants should normally be educated to degree level and have an IELTS equivalent of 6.5.

Current and future roles of a learner on this microcredential may include business owners, HR managers, operations managers, and senior team leaders involved in leading and managing change in their organisations. It is also suitable for business coaches involved in executive coaching.

Is this microcredential right for you?

This course is designed for business professionals or graduate students who want to develop the management and leadership skills necessary to succeed in a more senior managerial role.

Being able to personally and managerially lead and manage change, often on a national or global basis, is a key and in-demand skill for 21st-century professionals.

This microcredential can be used as a pathway course into one of the many industries where effective change management is necessary, including engineering, healthcare management, tourism, design, and media and urban studies.

Months of entry


Course content

Learn how to advise on and implement an effective change management process

On this ten-week stackable fully online Change Management Microcredential from the University of Glasgow, you can learn the skills required to effectively manage and lead change in your organisation, transforming your team – and your career.

Learn how to lead change

A significant number of change projects fail to meet all of their objectives. This microcredential will provide you with change management methods and ideas for addressing many of the challenges associated with change projects

Using change management and leadership theory alongside real-life case studies, you’ll learn professional strategies to solve the challenges of leading change and learn how to provide a semi-systems based framework for managing the process.

Unlock your earnings potential and access management roles

Alongside change management academics and professionals within the private and public sector, you’ll learn how to build the mindset of a conscious change leader and examine and critique diverse change management perspectives.

You’ll study the ways internal processes and relationships interact with external environmental conditions to influence company change and learn how to implement a successful change management strategy.

Use change management processes to boost your business

Through challenge-based learning and leading professional input, you’ll develop practice-orientated ways of managing change that leads individuals and teams to positive futures.

This microcredential meets the standards set by the Common Microcredential Framework.

What skills will you learn

  • Coaching

  • Leadership

  • Change management

  • Change mapping

  • Intervention strategy

  • Business reengineering

What you will achieve

By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to…

  • Evaluate the diversity of change management perspectives and discuss the value assumptions and orientations which lie behind them

  • Synthesise and contextualise internal processes and relationships, and external environmental conditions that influence an organisation to change

  • Evaluate changes in the external and internal environments of an organisation and recommend the most appropriate change management implementation strategy

Join by 22 Apr 2022 at 23:59

Information for international students

This course is taught fully online so is suitable to be studied anywhere in the world.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • University Credits
    3 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

You will receive 10 UK credits at Postgraduate level from The University of Glasgow and a HEAR (Higher Education Achievement Record) from the University of Glasgow.


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100

Course contact details

FutureLearn Community Team