Course provided by Open Learning

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free


Change is everywhere in health and social care work and can evoke a variety of emotions, from excitement and eager anticipation, to fear and outright hostility. In this free course, How to manage change in health and social care, you will explore the role of managers in the change process and the skills required for managing and leading change in health and social care work.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • appreciate the role of emotion and uncertainty in managing and leading change
  • demonstrate an awareness of how the approach to change can influence the way a manager might lead change
  • understand why change is considered so important in health and social care systems, yet is often so hard to successfully implement
  • outline a personal change management strategy and apply suitable tools to ensure successful implementation.