Introduction to Change Leadership
Friday – April 24, 2020, 1 PM to 5 PM
This session will focus on the basics of change leadership, the history of change management and how it influences today’s thinking in organizations. We will begin a deep dive into change management models, and look at both historical and current perspectives. Our goal will be to understand the benefits and drawbacks of various approaches, as well as which models to apply in which situation.
Leading Change and Learning from Organizational Change Efforts
Saturday – April 25, 2020, 9 AM to 5 PM
In this full day session, we will discuss various organizational change initiatives and identify what we can learn from their successes or challenges using the models and tools we have studied in previous weeks. We will use an in-depth case study to examine and apply change models to real situations.
Your Change Leadership Style
Friday – May 1, 2020, 1 PM to 5 PM
This session will include an assessment of your own orientation to change, and how you can use this self-awareness to master your skills as an organizational change agent.
The Psychology of Change and Planning Your Own Change Strategy
Saturday – May 2, 2020, 9 AM to 5 PM
Even positive changes generate resistance! We will study the psychology of change, and how to guide oneself and others through resistance successfully. We will discuss common changes one might make in an organization and how to navigate this effectively, then explore how to engage stakeholders in your change efforts. We will then turn our focus to identifying and influencing those whose involvement is needed, and strategies for making a change stick, wrapping up with participants identifying a change they would like to make in their own organization or team, and working through the steps of creating a plan for doing so.