Riding the Waves of Change

Learn how to harness the energy created by the need for change. While people may fear change and resist it, they will gain confidence in your ability to develop change strategies. Participants will practice uncovering people's natural responses to change, designing change plans, and experiencing their impact through exercises, simulations, and self-assessment tools.

Course Benefits:

Program participants will gain:

  • Insight into how and why individuals deal with change as they do
  • Methods for diagnosing individual and organization readiness for change
  • Skills developing strategies and plans for system-wide change
  • Skills in developing and executing transition plans
  • Skills in casting a vision building confidence and coaching for improvement

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Better understand the dynamics of change and its impact on individuals
  • Determine the impact on the organization -- good or bad
  • Recognize the technical and social aspects of change
  • Distinguish among strategies for implementing change
  • Construct a plan successfully introducing change on the job

Course Content:

  • The three phases in the process of individual decision to change
  • Force field analysis as a strategic planning tool
  • Assessment of three strategies for initiating corporate change
  • Development of a comprehensive system-wide change plan
  • Transition leadership practices for launching and managing change
  • Transformational leadership skills for driving change, visioning, building confidence and coaching for skills

Who Should Attend:

  • General managers, supervisors, mid-level managers