Managing Change

This course is designed to demystify change-making and provide a structure for anyone planning on embarking on a process of change. It will provide you with knowledge and tools to design a change management plan, ensuring long-lasting impact within your organisation.

Available as

  • Online training
  • OR
  • In-person training


  • 2 x 90-min sessions online
  • OR
  • 1 x 3.5 hour session in-person


  • Maximum 20 participants
  • Ability to tailor for you

Want to learn more? Read on for detailed information about the course. Contact our team on or make an enquiry for further information and bookings.

Why train with Tonic? We are a leading EDI training provider, offering courses designed specifically for the arts and creative environments. But crucially, each time you book a course with Tonic you also help support our work driving change across the industry. Win, win.

“I found the trainer very engaging and it was great to have a course led by someone who understands our industry.”

participant, 2020

About the Course

This practical workshop session is for anyone interested in leading change within their organisation, department or team. We’ll examine principles that underpin processes of change and explore strategies for effectively managing change. There will be opportunities to apply tools and techniques from the world of Organisational Change, and consider how the science of change management developed in business can be applied to the arts and to your own workplace.

In this session we will look at unpacking change-management tools and models, and practice applying them to scenarios specific to the arts. You will be encouraged to reflect on your impact in your organisation and supported to identify what actions you can take to achieve enduring and impactful change.

This course is suitable for anyone working in an arts organisation who has been tasked with, or who is interested, in driving change internally.

workshop participants sitting in a circle
Managing Change workshop, 2018.

What we’ll cover

  • Principles of change and the factors that underpin successful, enduring change
  • The role of a change manager: what you will need to be aware of and the skills you will need to employ
  • How to identify the change you want to achieve
  • Models of change
  • Dealing with resistance to change
  • Creating a change management plan

You’ll come away with

  • Understanding of processes of change
  • Appreciation of the importance of strategising and planning for change
  • A range of tools, templates and models to refer to when instigating your own process of change
  • Understanding of why people can be resistant to change and pointers on how to deal constructively with resistance
  • Ability to identify the components of a change-management plan
  • Concrete practical steps that can be taken after the course

Course details

  • Available both online OR in-person
  • Delivered as 2 x 90-minute sessions online, OR 1 x 3.5 hour session in-person
  • Maximum 20 participants

Keen to learn more? Make an enquiry or contact our team at for further information.


Yes, please email to arrange a time to discuss your needs with a member of the team.

Yes, we would be happy to discuss bundling this course with others that we offer. We can also create bespoke sessions just for you. Find out more on our bespoke training page or email to discuss what we can do for you.

We deliver our online training through live Zoom sessions. We provide links and look after all the technical set-up. You and your colleagues simply need to log on. If you have any access queries in relation to our online training, please contact

Make an enquiry

All enquiries welcome! If you are interested in booking this course, or just need some more information, please complete the form below and one of our team will be in touch. Or email us direct at

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