“I urge any leaders who want to understand the culture of their organisation, to better drive change to take a look at The Change Canvas. It lets your organisation reflect, celebrate the good and build a plan for the future. It is a much needed, very useful, hugely flexible tool for everyone!”

Kevin Johnson, Expert Lead, Innovation at ING

“The Change Canvas has transformed the way we work. We have been using it for a couple of years & wouldn’t go back to life without it! It enables us to focus our team on the most valuable initiatives, galvanises our effort around common goals, and maintain alignment whilst adapting to changing business priorities. It provides an accessible space in which to track progress, maintain actions, highlight achievements, and capture new ideas.”

Richard Hillman, Head of Compliance Services, SWIFT

“The Change Canvas is a great tool for getting teams to focus on their vision, and the actions and steps they need to take to get there.”

Laura Stebbing, CEO accelerateHER

“We used The Change Canvas to bring together leading voices from the Virtual Reality industry to create our vision for Women in VR. I’d recommend other organisations committed to increasing diversity, inclusion and equality use it to open up conversations, set goals and unite people to take action”

Catherine Allen, Founder & CEO, Limina Immersive

“The Change Canvas was an absolutely invaluable tool in opening conversations about diversity in the workplace.”

Tessa Ratuszynska, Content Scout, Limina Immersive

“The Change Canvas really helped our departmental Diversity and Inclusion group get off the ground. It enabled us to take disparate ideas, visions and goals and translate them into tangible steps that we could take to improve D&I in our department. We still have a long way to go but the Change Canvas is helping us to stay on track to achieve our goals.”

Rachel Blainey, Content and Partnerships Manager, Oxford University Press

“We've found The Change Canvas to be a brilliant tool for people to break down their thinking and quickly come to a point of how they can drive change. It's a great way to engage people in an open discussion which feels positive and transformative.”

Ben Shorrock, Managing Director, TechSPARK

“Change begins with the act of sight. What do we see and what do we want to see? Making change visible through The Change Canvas means that everyone can see together.”

Caroline Williams, Founder, The Do Good Only Company (Ex Microsoft Program Manager)

“The Change Canvas can be useful for so many different levels of change, from personal career development plans to large-scale organisational improvement. The simplicity of the framework makes change achievable, and the handbook brings it to life. ”

Aimee Skinner, Innovation Manager, Future Space

What is The Change Canvas?

The Change Canvas is a simple but powerful framework for mapping out a desired change initiative. It helps you reflect on where you are today, define your vision for the future and take steps to make it happen; celebrating results along the way. It inspires an iterative, action-oriented approach that bonds people and gets results.

Why does it matter?

Whether it is personal change, organisational change or development of new products and services, change can be difficult. You can increase your chances of success using the Change Canvas to provide focus, direction and alignment to create a shared, successful change journey for everyone involved. 

Who is The Change Canvas for?

The Change Canvas can be used by anyone who wants a simple tool to help manage change. For example:

  • A leader who wants to create transparency and focus, to inspire and unite people to work together to achieve a shared vision.

  • A workshop facilitator who wants a simple but effective format to use to structure an interactive session on a topic of change.

  • A diversity and inclusion or HR practitioner who wants a simple guide to support their change initiatives.

  • A Project Manager who wants a lightweight but powerful tool to keep people aligned and working together to achieve their shared goals.

  • An event organiser who wants to engage their audience by collecting feedback and encouraging collaboration and interaction at their event.

  • A mentor or mentee who wants to ensure they are getting the most out of their mentoring conversations.

  • An individual who wants to develop their career using a framework to help them structure their thoughts and actions so they have a clear way forward.

Course Reviews

5 star rating

Valuable tool

Bettina Frankham

This course gives a clear, easy to follow introduction to a great tool for change making. Really good examples that give you a solid understanding of how to apply the method.

This course gives a clear, easy to follow introduction to a great tool for change making. Really good examples that give you a solid understanding of how to apply the method.

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5 star rating

Change Canvas - 101

El Wong

This was an excellent description on the uses of the Change Canvas. A tool that we need to adopt to remind ourselves and confront the upcoming disruption in many of our businesses.

This was an excellent description on the uses of the Change Canvas. A tool that we need to adopt to remind ourselves and confront the upcoming disruption in many of our businesses.

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5 star rating

Good course!

Janna Jorgensen

The Change Canvas @ SIBOS

The Change Canvas joined eight thousand people at Sibos, the premier financial services event of the year, to create an engaging summary of an insightful panel discussion on the future of work. Take this short course to see some other great examples of how it is being used and download the free Change Canvas template.

Change Missions

Using The Change Canvas inspires businesses and individuals to be the best they can be through continuous improvement.

  • Diversity & Inclusion

    Unite people to take collective action to improve workplace diversity and inclusion to increase business performance, boost innovation and create happier, more productive teams.

  • Strategy & Business Planning

    Embrace business change and navigate it successfully by focusing on what matters, sparking ideas & powering forward as a united team.

  • Events

    Create a focal point to engage audiences, encourage collaboration & feedback and tell a story about change.

  • Mentoring & Personal Development

    Provide focus and direction to mentoring relationships, development programmes or self reflection.

The Change Canvas is a powerful, flexible, yet simple, visual tool.

It combines reflection, vision and action, into an iterative and results focused framework.

  • Drive action orientated, results focused, continuous improvement

  • Encourage collaboration, create alignment and open up conversations

  • Unite people on a shared mission with focus and direction

Introducing The Change Canvas Course

What is included?

  • 1

    Introducing The Change Canvas

    • Thanks

    • Course Overview

    • Welcome

    • Who is The Change Canvas For?

    • Introduction to The Change Canvas

    • Benefits and Challenges

    • Your Challenges

    • Uses & Settings

    • The Change Canvas - Example Templates

    • Your Change Initiative

    • Workshops & Events

    • Example Events

    • The Change Canvas Boards

    • Guiding Principles

    • Usage Considerations

    • Learn More

    • Follow Up

    • Suggestions

    • Summary

  • 2

    The Change Canvas Templates

    • Download The Change Canvas PDF template and start using it for free, straight away

    • Download The Change Canvas jpg image

    • Download The Change Canvas Powerpoint template

  • 3


    • Please share some feedback