Open University

Open University

Managing Systemic Change (Inquiry, Action and Interaction) (TU812)

This course views change as inescapable in everyday managing in situations ranging from personal to workplace to society in general; rather than passively accepting change this course equips students with skills to shape the nature and direction of change; it develops abilities to manage change with others so as to avoid systemic failures and improve joined-up actions amongst stakeholders along supply chains, in projects or, even, social activism; it is about learning to use systems thinking and practice to help students engage with change and act accordingly to recognise the interconnected nature of organisations and environments.

Entry requirements

HNC or HND or degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent work experience. For students whose 1st language is not English then an IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in indvidual modules is required.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on tutor marked assignments and an end of module assessment.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 - 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 - 6 months

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Distance Learning

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