Course Details

Course Code(s):
Course Start Date:
Spring 2025
4 Weeks
University Certificate of Study
Faculty: Kemmy Business School
Course Type: Professional/Flexible
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.


Name: Breda Ahern
Address: Programme Administrator – Management Pathway
Email: Telephone: +353 86 0661706

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Brief Description

Next Intake: Spring 2025

Please ensure you enter the Module Code below when applying for this MicroCred. Applications without this cannot be processed. You may apply for more than one MicroCred under the same application.

Description Code NFQ Level Start Date Cost
Managing Change and Conflict 


6 (6 ECTS) TBC €750

This micro-credential represents a single module within a larger further award (eg. Certificate, Diploma, Masters). By taking this micro-credential you may be eligible to apply for a credit exemption should you progress to study for a further award. The programmes associated with this MicroCred are: 


This module is designed to:

  • Develop the knowledge and skills of front-line managers so that they can successfully manage change within their organisations.
  • Explore the nature of organisational change and the internal and external sources of change
  • Develop an understanding of the key steps involved in successful change management including the management of human and social factors.
  • Recognise the role of organisation culture and climate in the change process.
  • Develop an understanding of how to plan and implement a change management plan

Learning outcomes:

On the successful completion of this module, participants will be able to:

Cognitive (Knowledge, Understanding, Application, Analysis, Evaluation, Synthesis)

  1. Identify opportunities for change using SWOT analysis.
  2. Apply STEEP analysis to examine changes in the external environment.
  3. Apply Force Field Analysis in assessing support for change.
  4. Compare the central individual and organisational sources of resistance to change.
  5. Comprehend the difference between organisational culture and climate.
  6. Develop an understanding of the main triggers/sources of change.

Affective (Attitudes and Values)

  1. Demonstrate the capacity to value and acknowledge the context of change management at individual, team and organisational levels.


There is no final exam for this module.

You will be assessed through 1-2 continuous skill-based assignments, provided by your lecturer.

The programme is open to managers and supervisors from a variety of disciplines or those aspiring to a managerial role with three to five years organisational experience in a relevant field. 

Entry requirements are established to ensure the learner can engage with the course material and assessments, at a level suitable to their needs, and the academic requirements of the module. By applying to this micro-credential, you are confirming that you have reviewed and understand any such requirements, and that you meet the eligibility criteria for admission.

Successful completion of this module does not automatically qualify you for entry into a further award. All programme applicants must meet the entry requirements listed if applying for a further award.


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