Corporate / Institutional Training


L/MWS (2) Leading Through Change


As you know, change can be challenging and often turbulent.  Are you aware of your own skills in leading through change?  How do you increase an organization'ís capacity to prosper during times of change? How important is resiliency in the change process?

John Kotter (Harvard Business School) identified actions leaders need to take when leading through change.  The latter can prove critical in identifying your own reactions to change and your ability to lead others in order to maintain a resilient workplace.

Key Content and Learning Outcomes

    . communicate a compelling change message in order to gain greater commitment
    . unlock resistance and remove obstacles to change
    . assess personal and organizational readiness to take on the challenges of change
    . overcome your own immunity responses to change
    . identify potential reactions of employees to change and examine underlying causes
    . understand the dynamics of change and its impact on employees
    . examine the three levels of transition - intellectual, emotional, and volitional
    . develop effective communication strategies for managing change, building employee morale,
and demonstrating strong leadership
    . gain insight on helpful emotional intelligence techniques to support people'ís concerns and feelings
    . learn how change leadership, conflict management, and employee communication impact results
    . strategize best practices for fostering employee resiliency and engagement

This workshop will revolve around change theories, discussion, activities, assessments, simulations, and practice to embed learning and ensure skill development.  
It will include discussion of several change theorists, including Kurt Lewin'ís 3-stage theory and John Kotter'ís 8-step change model.

Instructional Material will be provided.