Our world is changing at an accelerating rate, and in multiple dimensions. These emerging trends and forces are changing the context in which organizations function, and the requirements of their leaders. Leaders need to understand the change process and how to define and implement effective change management strategies.
The participant’s will recognize the importance of creating a climate for change by communicating the importance and urgency. Participants will recognize how to enable people to change through communication, coaching, encouragement and commitment.
Participants will receive tools and guidelines to help them successfully lead change. They will recognize Kotter’s 8-Step Change.
Participants learn how to recognize change and how to deal with radical change, incremental change, unplanned and planned change in an effective way by taking action to modify a situation by changing things, such as people, tasks, structure, or technology of the organization. Participants will recognize how to deal with resistance to change through education, communication, participation, facilitation and negotiation. They will recognize how strategies and culture are critical to gaining commitment and how to build a structure to support change initiatives, teamwork, cross-functional integration, and to use empowerment to overcome limitations.