Course Description

The ability to change is key to survival. Change is in every new project, every new customer, and every improvement in products or services. This course teaches the skills that individuals need to navigate and lead others through times of change. Participants will take the Change Style Indicator assessment to learn their personal change readiness style. They will also learn reasons people resist change and explore the stages people go through when moving through change. Finally, participants will learn techniques to secure commitment for change when leading a project or a team. The full-day version of this course includes a business simulation that provides an opportunity to apply change management skills.

Objectives

  • Understand why people resist change
  • Explore the stages people typically go through to truly adopt a change
  • Gain insight into your own change style
  • Explore change style perceptions
  • Learn techniques to gain commitment for change when leading a project
  • Discuss tools useful in managing the people side of change

Benefits

  • Approach explores self-awareness regarding change readiness
  • Techniques address ways to handle resistance to change
  • Tools enable the successful management of the people side of change