Melbourne Business School Short Courses Thriving Through Change (online)

Thriving Through Change (online)

Equip yourself with the ability to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing world.

24 November - 18 December 2020
Gain the practical tools, skills and experiences you need to expand your capacity to change during times of disruption.

Gain the practical tools, skills and experiences you need to expand your capacity to change during times of disruption.

We live in an ever-changing world, yet many of us struggle with the demands of change. We can feel uncertain about the future, worried about change initiatives in our organisations, and uncomfortable about being asked to do things differently from how we’ve always done them. This program helps you to approach change with a mindset that will allow you to develop, learn and thrive as our world evolves.

The program consists of four modules. Each module contains 30 minutes of pre-work, two live labs and up to an hour of self-paced learning per week. For more detail on the course structure, please download our brochure.

Who Should Attend?

Managers and professionals

  • In any industry and at any organisational level who want to equip themselves to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing world

Key Takeaways

Answers to the Question: Why is change difficult?

  • Understand your own resistance and emotional response to change

Responding to change

  • Readiness to engage positively in organisational change
  • Skills for working towards sustained behavioural transformation

Thriving through change

  • Tools for resilience and well-being during times of disruption
  • Become who you want to be as you learn, develop and grow through change

Topics Covered

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Increasing self-awareness

Understand your personal responses to change and how your emotions affect your ability to cope with adversity
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Understanding human responses to change

Learn how people process emotions during change and identify thinking patterns that get in the way of accepting change
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Reinterpreting change

Develop healthy appraisals of disruption and adversity to allow for a resilient response
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Capacity Building

Build the inner strength and skills necessary to approach change with a new action plan to grow, transform and thrive


Jen Overbeck

Jennifer Overbeck


Internationally recognised for her expertise in power and influence, Jen’s focus on change includes exploring how bolstering our sense of control can make change more comfortable.

Jill Klein

Jill Klein


Jill is a social psychologist with expertise in resilience and well-being. She teaches strategies for coping and thriving during times of uncertainty and change.

Aviva Berzon

Aviva Berzon


A workplace relations lawyer by background with expertise in leadership development and organisational change, Aviva consults to a wide variety of corporate and public sector clients to drive performance and growth.

This is an online program. The program fee covers tuition.

Applications typically close two weeks prior to commencement, however, to secure your place we encourage you to apply early. Applications received less than two weeks prior to commencement will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 will be required to confirm your booking.

Read our full terms and conditions and other frequently asked questions for more information.

Upcoming Sessions

24 Nov - 18 Dec Online
4 weeks
$1,950 AUD

Program Enquiry

To find out more about this program call us on +61 3 9349 8788 or email programs@mbs.eduRead our Privacy Policy.