WELCOME TO ZIMBABWE OPEN UNIVERDITY FACULTY OF COMMERCE AND LAW

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

 

MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSE (MOOC) – MANAGING CHANGE AND INNOVATION.

Introduction:

The main objective of the course is to prepare change champions to manage change.  This course investigates the main theories and underpinning principles and relates the current changes in the environment.  It is essential to possess the practical techniques for managing change and innovation inorder to remain competitive.

Benefits of the course

This course prepares employees and employers for the only constant and inevitable thing we have in the world which is change.

 

The courses will help you to:

·      Have a smooth transition from the old to the new while maintaining morale, productivity, and company image.

·      Anticipate challenges associated with change and respond to these efficiently.

·      Reduce the risk associated with change.

 

Duration of the Programme

The minimum duration for the programme shall be 6 weeks.

 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

No formal Qualification is required

 

Programme Structure

 

The curriculum for the Course –Managing Change and Innovation comprises of 6 examinable units.

 

-The programme shall be divided into six weeks.

 

 

 

 

WEEK

 

1

Introduction to Managing Change and Innovation

2

Major Approaches & Models Of Change Management

3

Change Resistance

4

Change Agent

5

Leading Change

6

Innovation

 

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

 

The course will be conducted through distance education methods within the framework of open learning. The course will be delivered through MOOCS platform; the six units will be uploaded on the platform.  The expert teacher will upload resources and activities that must be completed in order to complete the course.

 

Our Facilitators

Our change management facilitators have vast experience in managing change. They have proven track record in change management.

We also tailor make the course to meet your specifications. Depending on your needs, you can have the course online or we can conduct a workshop at your organisation or at our organisation.

 

Hope you will enjoy the course. Best wishes