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ILM Level 3 Award Unit – Understanding Innovation & Change in the Workplace

Course Code: EC114

Validated by: ILM

UK Price: £165

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Who is the course for?

The aim of this unit is to develop a greater understanding change in an organisation and the effects that change may have on people and finance within the workplace.

The ILM (Institute of Leadership & Management) recognises that all organisations are different; their qualifications are designed with the in-built flexibility to adapt to meet employers’ diverse staff development needs.  The unique unit-based qualifications structure gives employers the freedom to select from an array of optional units, to build programmes that deliver the specific skills and knowledge required from their colleagues.   

How will the course be delivered?

As classroom based sessions alongside other members of the group. 

What Will I Study?

What will I study?

Topics included on the day will be:

  • The benefits of change and the consequences of not changing
  • The role of change in the survival and prosperity of organisations
  • Concepts of creativity and innovation and their significance for organisational success and change management
  • The role of communication in successful implementation of change
  • Barriers to change and innovation – how to identify them and other difficulties in implementing change
  • Means of overcoming barriers and difficulties including unfreezing and freezing techniques
  • Methods to monitor and control progress of change against plan, including use of Gantt charts, network planning
  • Change fatigue and its adverse effects
  • Ways to organise and co-ordinate resources and activities to achieve planned change
  • Differentiate between fixed and variable costs
  • Direct and  indirect aspects of change – human and financial effects upon other people, departments and organisations

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but candidates will normally be either practising or aspiring first line managers with the opportunity to meet the assessment requirements.  An informal discussion with the Programme Leader is recommended to ensure that the qualification meets individual needs.



Qualification Achieved

ILM Level 3 Award Unit – Understanding Innovation & Change in the Workplace  

Other Information

How much does it cost?

The course fee is only £165.00 per delegate including 6 months trial membership of the ILM.   (see for more details regarding the benefits of membership), Tuition, Registration, Assessment and Certification fees.    

Course Dates

2 x Evenings:
6.00pm – 9.00pm
Wednesdays 24th September & 1st October 2014


9.30am – 4.00pm
Thursday 2nd October 2014 



Accreditation:                  Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) Level 3
ILM Code:                           M3.02
Credits:                                 2
Assessment:                      Written piece of work to be submitted within 1 week

To find out more…

Email The Training People at Blackburn College or call us on 01254 292500.

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