NAVIGATING CHANGE WITH PURPOSE

Leading Change

This training course provides you with the tools needed to build a plan to support the changes impacting your organization.

What Is Leading Change?

Everywhere we look, things are changing. And our places of work are no different. Increasingly, change in the workplace produces anxiety, frustration, and fear for those immediately impacted by change and for those trying to determine the best way forward. Understanding these reactions and bringing an intentional approach and process is critical to navigating change well.

This program will provide a baseline understanding of effective change management starting with an understanding of emotional and psychological responses to change and the impact of organizational culture on change. Special focus will be given to identifying stakeholders and following a specific process for creating and managing, a change plan. Participants will leave with a plan developed for a change initiative they are currently working on as well as a template they can use for future changes, whether large or small.

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Who is it for?

This program is intended for anyone who is involved with leading, planning or executing a change initiative within their organization. Participants will be asked to complete pre-work which will include reading an article and identifying a change initiative they will focus on throughout the day. This program will benefit individuals, teams, project managers, and leaders alike.

What You Will Learn

In-Person Cost: $495

Virtual Cost: $495

This program consists of 3-hour sessions that take place virtually over 3 weeks or in person for 7-hours in one day. In these sessions you will cover:

  • Articulating a business case: Be able to articulate a business case for managing change intentionally and efficiently within your organization.
  • Understanding the psychological and emotional responses to change: In this training, participants will take a deeper dive into the emotional and psychological responses to change, and how we can be aware and manage those.
  • Exploring the relationship between change and organization culture: Participants will explore the relationship between change and organization culture and how they benefit each other for organizational success.
  • Learning key steps to manage change effectively: Each participant will be equipped with a roadmap of key steps to manage change successfully and efficiently within your organization.
  • Develop a proactive plan: In this training, participants will develop a plan to proactively initiate change they are currently facing within their organization.
  • Planning next steps: We will discuss how to plan next steps successfully to ensure an intentional change management approach is leveraged going forward.

Benefits of Leading Change

There are many benefits to bringing Leading Change into your workplace, such as:

Creating a Change Plan for a “Real-Life” Change: This course is designed as a workshop focused on a current change initiative you and your organization are going through.  The application of core principles will be immediate.

Developing Strategies to Help Employees Navigate Change: Employees respond to change in many ways.  Sometimes those responses are related to their hard-wiring and sometimes they are related to other things happening in the organization.  This course will help you navigate these responses.

Building a Business Case for your Change: One of the building blocks for effective change management is the buy-in of stakeholders.  Most organizational leaders will want to understand why a change is needed, but so will everyone impacted.  This course gives you the opportunity articulate your case for a variety audiences.

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Our Leading Change training course can help you navigate change with purpose and build a plan that supports your people. Sign up for a session today.

HRCI

This training offers 9 credits

SHRM

This training offers 9 credits

In Person Training

Virtual Training

In Person Training Program Details

In person training takes place at the Frontline Training Solutions training center in Grand Rapids, MI. Class sizes are limited to 20 participants so that interaction and learning are maximized.

This training includes:

  • 7 hours of training and activities
  • Training workbook, templates, and tools
  • Continental breakfast, boxed lunch, snacks, and drinks are provided

Format: One 7 hour session delivered in person.

Location: 1760 44th Street SW, Suite 10, Grand Rapids, MI 49519

If you have any questions, need help registering, or would like to be invoiced for this event, please contact: Alec McGuire, Training & Event Coordinator at (616) 608-9684 or Alec.McGuire@ExpressPros.com.

2022 Sessions

  • October 19 | Wednesday | 9:00am – 4:30pm (EST)

2023 Sessions

  • May 1 | Monday | 10:00am – 5:00pm (EST)
  • August 16 | Wednesday | 10:00am – 5:00pm (EST)

Customized Training

We offer customized training, both in person and virtual, for teams across the country. If you’d like a customized training on Leading Change for your team, contact us today.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Someone once said, “If you don’t manage the change in your organization, the change will manage you.” Many organizations are very particular in planning projects and initiatives but fail to consider the human impact of those changes which some studies indicate results in a nearly 2/3 failure rate. Increasing a focus on the impact of change will increase the likelihood that projects are successful.

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