Optimizing Change in Organizations

Facilitator: Beth Page

We don’t actually manage change per se. At best, we manage to manage ourselves and a few of the variables that swirl around us. We can, however, facilitate change. That is, influence its speed, direction, and impact by our thoughtful actions and optimize opportunities that arise. Specifically for leaders in organizations to lead through change, this course will provide a few core models and some practical skills for working effectively in the midst of ongoing, accelerating flux and change.

Topics Covered:

  • Looking Inward – managing personal transitions
    • Models of the transition process
    • Managing resistance to change
    • Supporting and guiding team members during transition
  • Looking Outward – managing organization changes
    • Planning and managing your own fundamental change effort
    • Developing resiliency, inspirational vision, and planning small, simple steps
    • Exploring models that will support developing an action plan for change

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the key differences between the change process and the transition process
  • Identify and explore the steps for planning a change initiative
  • Coach and support individual team members who are stuck or struggling
  • Facilitate group process in a way that encourages innovation and risk-taking, while maintaining focus on the purpose and goals of the group

This course can be taken on its own or as part of the Management & Leadership Skills Certificate- ONLINE.

Course Dates: Optimizing Change in Organizations

Start Date:Feb 03, 2020
End Date:Mar 01, 2020
Delivery:4 weeks, Online
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):asynchronous
Price:$499.00 + GST
Instructor:Beth Page
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