Change Management

In a relentlessly changing business environment, successful companies develop carefully thought out plans to embrace VUCA. These conceptual plans only take root when their rationale are accepted by the workforce. These visions only bear fruit when their implementations are supported by the rank and file.

Change Management Competencies- the ability to:

  • Take any change that affects a company, and to establish a sense of calm and order, out of what many may perceive as a chaotic situation
  • Keep the implementation of transition on its tracks, and to help employees adjust as quickly as possible
  • Analyse the situation, set up public relations with those it affects, and to motivate the workforce towards acceptance of this change

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the concept and impact of VUCA
  • Appreciate the importance of the shortening business cycle
  • Link corporate strategy, mission, vision and values to environmental forces
  • Adopt a change management model to translate plan into implementation

Workshop Outline:

  • VUCA
  • The shortening business cycle
  • Organisational structure change-Bolman and Deal:

–  Structural

–  Political

–  Symbolic

–  HR

  • Strategic Change- Complex Problem Solving
  • Strategic Action Planning with the BSC
  • Mission, Vision and Values
  • Change management and communication
  • Theory and practice of change management
  • Phases of change
  • Change management success factors
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Models of Change Management:

–  Kotter

–  Lewin

–  McKinsey Four Action Change Model

  • Influencing Change
  • Common mistakes in leading transformational change

Target Audience:

This programme is designed for managers and decision-makers who are involved in communicating and implementing corporate strategy in business units.

Training Methodology:

The workshop will be activity-based and interactive with experiential and accelerated learning. Participants will be fully engaged for optimal learning and maximum results.

Recommended materials

  • Open Leadership by Charlene Li (May 2010). A timely tome for progressive leaders on embracing social technology and media. (Click for book review.)
  • Leading Change by John P. Kotter (Jan 1996)
  • Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t by Jim Collins ( Oct 2001)
  • Making Sense of Change Management: A Complete Guide to the Models, Tools & Techniques of Organizational Change by Esther Cameron and Mike Green (April 2004)
  • Stop improvising change management! By: Jørgensen, Hans Henrik; Owen, Lawrence; Neus, Andreas. Strategy & Leadership, 2009, Vol. 37 Issue 3
  • Resisting change from within and without the organization. By: Cutcher, Leanne. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3

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