Effective Change Management
Apply skills that enable you to initiate, execute and manage change effectively.
If you need to take charge of change, you need the skills that will enable you to do so successfully. You will need to understand how to set up change programmes effectively that take into account the potential for unease and resistance by those affected.
You will need to learn strategies and techniques that will maximise your chances of successfully implementing change and on this course you will also learn skills that will enable you to manage the change process effectively.
Benefits of this course
Develop a clear understanding of how to successfully take charge of change:
• Develop emotionally intelligent methods to manage change that take into account people’s different attitudes and feelings.
• Understand resistance to change and how to deal with that effectively.
• Learn a range of strategies and tactics to manage change effectively.
• Identify strengths, resources and skills that result in successful change.

Who should attend?
Anyone responsible for managing or executing significant change in their organisation.
Course content
Two day programme where the content can be tailored to specific requirements
• What is change? - Analyse of different types of change: crisis, reactionary, anticipatory and their different dynamics.
• Introduction to the components of successful change - identify what change entails.
• Defining outcomes - describe your end goals with the  what, why and how.
• Change is personal - manage your personal experience of change and how you are managed through change; sharing good practice of what worked and what did not.
• Having and developing a positive attitude - develop a positive attitude to the benefits of change and the demonstrable advantages that it will bring to the organisation.
• Different responses and attitudes to change - examine different peoples' attitudes towards change – from early adopters to hard-core resistors.
• Strategies to manage change - create change strategies that factor in the different, non-linear dynamics of a change process over time.
• Identifying valuable strengths and resources - maximise the help and resource around you.
• Guiding and motivating staff through change - motivate others to see change as a positive through applied techniques.
• Useful models for change, NLP and a cognitive behavioural approach - Support successful change by managing stress, thinking and emotions.
• Planning for successful change - consider all the possible pitfalls and hurdles that need to be overcome to integrate change into the organisation.
• Developing the skills required to manage change successfully - lead change effectively using frameworks and tools.
• Building and maintaining momentum - apply skills to create and sustain a positive momentum for change, build broad networks of support and to develop change champions.
• Communicating effectively - advance your communication skills, both verbal and non verbal, to avoid misunderstanding and to ensure that everyone understands their role in the change processes.