Change is a fact of organisational life and is something everyone has to deal with. Yet deciding what changes to make, winning support for new initiatives and delivering on expectations are still major managerial challenges. In a world where the NHS and health and care organisations face uncertain futures, how can you positively impact the future of your own organisation?
Change doesn’t have to be a negative experience.
Managing change and transformation helps you to understand how to build a change-ready culture that can make smart decisions and successfully implement innovative ideas. You'll consider your personal reaction to change, evaluate your organisation's attitude to innovation and learning, identify barriers to transforming the organisation and explore approaches to overcome them.
Many people make the mistake of thinking that leadership is something that only very senior people have to consider. In fact, leadership is a skill that every professional manager needs to master.
Now updated to include information on transformational leadership and goal translation, this course will help you to develop your leadership skills and use them to provide direction for your team. The course also includes how to manage cross-functional teams and write effective mission statements.
Innovation is all about generating and implementing new ideas and breaking the mould to deliver success. This course shows you why innovation is important, how to create and select great ideas and how to realise them in your own organisation.
You will appreciate how creativity can grow from crisis, consider alternative business models and try out some practical tools for idea generation and risk management. The innovation e-learning course will teach you how to contribute effective new ideas to a range of situations within your organisation.
Professionals in all walks of life sometimes struggle to get their issues heard at the strategic level. This e-learning course has been designed for professionals who want to develop their strategic thinking skills and influence the strategic direction of their organisation
Illustrated throughout with real life activities and scenarios, this course will show you why strategy is important to all professionals, and offer tips to help you to think strategically within your organisation.
Projects facilitate change. At this time of great change in the health service, effective project management skills are essential. This course focuses on the principles of good project management and how they can be applied in every role. It traces the step by step journey of a project from inception to review. The course highlights the benefits of good project management without the confusing technical detail that so often surrounds the subject.