Restructuring, reorganisation and redundancy

What is organisational restructuring? Why do organisations restructure? Understand the reorganisation, restructuring and redundancy process so you can support your organisation and ensure a fair and legal approach.

Introductory Programme

Access to the CIPD Learning Hub

15% discount for CIPD members

£450.00 exc. VAT

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Perfect for:

HR generalists
People Managers

You’ll learn how to:

  • plan the key steps in a fair and reasonable redundancy consultation
  • advise on relevant factors when deciding selection activities
  • ensure employees at risk of redundancy receive their statutory rights
  • appreciate the risks of getting a redundancy process wrong.

About this course

Course length: Four to six hours

Delivery: Online, self-directed

Suitable for: People professionals and those involved in reorganisation, restructuring and redundancy, such as line managers.

This course only applies to England and Wales.

Topics covered

  • structure changes
  • a fair process
  • consultation
  • selection
  • employee rights.

What to expect from this ‘restructuring, reorganisation and redundancy’ course

The course has been developed by Sue West, one of CIPD’s most experienced employment law associates. It introduces the key factors people professionals must consider during an organisational restructuring, reorganisation, and redundancy project.

You’ll develop the skills you need to confidently support and optimise an organisational restructuring, reorganisation, and redundancy project in your organisation.

What you’ll need to do on this course

This course includes a mixture of written, video, and interactive content and reflective questions. It will take between four and six hours to complete, and you can work through the content at your own pace. At the end, you can test your understanding with a brief knowledge check. This is not a formal assessment, and you can repeat it several times to help reinforce your learning.

What you’ll get on this course

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this ‘restructuring, reorganisation and redundancy’ course, you’ll be able to:

  • explain what organisational restructuring, reorganisation and redundancy are, and when they apply
  • support those leading the process, ask appropriate questions, and guide other people professionals involved
  • identify the potential challenges and opportunities that reorganisation, restructuring and redundancy create.

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

When your teams learn with the CIPD, they get direct access to the latest professional research and insights.

And through courses co-created with industry thought leaders and practitioners, they’ll build the skills and confidence they need to inspire action, influence change and drive business value.

We offer a wide range of Learning and Development solutions to suit employees at every level – whether in HR, L&D, OD or wider people management.