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Advanced Change Management

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Dublin
2 Days
Purpose: 

All organisations face the challenge of change. This course demonstrates how to plan, lead and see change through to full implementation.

Attendees will be provided with vital tools to enable them to structure and manage change in a measured and focused way that is essential for survival in today’s business environment. If you are a business leader that must be both innovative and flexible, this course is for you.

 

 

Suitable for: 

Leaders and managers who are responsible for leading and implementing change in organisations.

What’s good about the course? : 

Attendees will be made familiar with the key issues facing change management and will be empowered with tools and methodology to help ensure that the change process is managed as efficiently as possible.

Follow-on coaching and consultancy is available if required.

 

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of vision & strategy in the change process
  • Realise the importance of early and careful communication
  • Learn how to create buy-in and engage staff in the change process.
  • Manage and plan change by dealing with resistance and conflict
  • Understand critical risk management principles ensuring the change process develops positive benefits for your organisation.

Objectives:

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of vision & strategy in the change process
  • Realise the importance of early and careful communication
  • Learn how to create buy-in and engage staff in the change process.
  • Manage and plan change by dealing with resistance and conflict
  • Understand critical risk management principles ensuring the change process develops positive benefits for your organisation.

Benefits:

A variety of training methods are used on the course, including trainer presentations, group discussions, exercises and role play.

This training is delivered in an informal manner with the use of audience participation in discussion and practical sessions. These will assist participants to learn and understand the leadership principles, tools and techniques discussed during the course, and to help them start to put these into practise in the safety of the training environment.

In attending this course, participants will:

  • Be more confident about leading change projects
  • Appreciate the psychology of change
  • Know how to deal with resistance to change
  • Be better at communicating change in a positive manner
  • Be aware of the different phases in planning a change management plan

Detailed Content:

Understanding Change

  • Lots of small changes better than big change
  • Discussion on need for change
  • Types of change
  • Conditions needed for change
  • Classic stages of change

Resistance to Change

  • Barriers to change
  • Overcoming resistance

Dealing with Change

  • Adapting to change
  • Strategies for dealing with change
  • Impact on systems, structures and policies
  • Removing obstacles
  • Rewards to support change

Implementing Change

  • Need for clear vision & strategy
  • Communicating change & creating buy-in
  • Requirements for change project plan
  • Having some flexibility

Success criteria for change

  • Creating urgency & motivating others
  • Identifying risks and handling risks
  • Empowering people to do their jobs
  • Tracking and managing change
  • Facilitating effective meetings
  • Embedding change successfully