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Managing Change in Organisations
2-Day Programme

Programme Overview

In today’s fast-paced business world, managing change is crucial for organisational success. Rapid technological advancements, market volatility, and evolving customer expectations demand swift and efficient adaptation. This highlights the need for a strong change management strategy, supported by the right skills and tools to lead and implement change effectively. Our program focuses on knowledge sharing and experiential learning. Candidates engage in dynamic, real-life business scenarios, presenting best practice solutions and receiving feedback from expert change management practitioners.

This course is suitable for.....

Company Directors

Company Directors looking to obtain a comprehensive understanding strategic change management. The programme covers essential elements of successful change initiatives, including common pitfalls and ways of scientifically measuring the performance of change initiatives. Notwithstanding models of change, substantial focus on interpersonal skills are covered, equipping directors to foster a supportive culture, manage resistance, and lead with emotional intelligence.

This comprehensive understanding enables you to effectively navigate complex transformations.

Middle Managers

Middle Managers play a pivotal role in managing operationalising change.

This course equips you with essential tools and techniques. Covering change management fundamentals and deliverables, clarifying your role in initiatives. Emphasis is placed toward interpersonal skills like emotional resilience and conflict management, preparing you to support teams through transitions, manage resistance, and maintain change momentum. This practical knowledge ensures middle managers can efficiently execute change in organisations, and in doing so, contributing effectively to overall organisational success.

Senior Leaders

Senior Leaders will find this course invaluable, as it bridges strategic and practical aspects of change management. The course offers a robust framework for understanding principles and methodologies, essential for aligning change initiatives with organisational goals. Significant focus is placed on interpersonal skills, including managing relationships, conflict, and resistance. Leaders will learn negotiation and collaboration techniques, crucial for smooth transitions.

This holistic approach ensures senior leaders can drive successful change initiatives, fostering a culture of adaptability and continuous improvement within their organisations.

Change Practitioners

Change Practitioners will deepen their expertise with this comprehensive course.  The foundational knowledge covered across this programme is essential for designing and executing effective initiatives. The programme enhances a candidate's ability to manage emotional and relational dynamics, mastering negotiation, communication, and conflict resolution techniques.

Practitioners will gain confidence and effectiveness in leading change initiatives, ensuring successful outcomes and sustainable improvements within their organisations.

Day 1:  Strategic Change

The first session provides candidates with the opportunity to delve into the core principles of change management, starting with an exploration of what change management entails and why it is crucial for organisational success. The session covers the common reasons for the failure of change initiatives, equipping leaders with strategies to avoid these pitfalls.

Candidates will learn about various change approaches suitable for different organisational contexts and the specific activities and deliverables expected from change practitioners. Emphasis is placed on measuring the impact of change both quantitatively and qualitatively, applying these concepts to real business cases.

This foundational knowledge ensures leaders are well-prepared to understand and implement, track, and measure effective change strategies within their organisations.

Day 2:  Leading Change

The second session shifts focus to the interpersonal skills essential for managing change effectively. Leaders will explore the perceptions and emotional aspects of organisational change.  Facilitators will challenge conventional thinking and ways of viewing change.  The session involves learning to build emotional resilience and manage relationships, conflicts, and people alignment to change. Key topics include negotiation skills, effective collaboration, and the importance of reflexive practices. The day also covers advanced communication strategies, including scientific approaches to communication and emotional analysis of change contexts. Participants will learn how to handle change crises, measure business improvements, as well as recover from failures.

This session ensures leaders are equipped with the interpersonal skills necessary to lead their teams through complex change processes, fostering a supportive and adaptive organisational culture.

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