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Leading Organizational Change

Prepare yourself to lead through organizational change. Model change behaviors and learn to develop a culture of teamwork and collaboration that supports transformation.

Program Details

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18 Contact Hours | 1.8 Continuing Education Units (CEU) 

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In Person: Minneapolis, MN
$5,000

About the Program

Staying competitive in an ever-changing business environment requires a sophisticated understanding of organizational change management. You not only have to appropriately respond to changing markets but lead others through the transition as well. Leaders who excel in this role draw on their expertise in multiple business and leadership areas.

Experience & Results

This course prepares you to lead through organizational change as you: 

  • Learn the elements of a clear and compelling organizational vision and how this drives major change initiatives
  • Model change behaviors and learn to develop a culture of teamwork and collaboration that supports transformation
  • Learn fundamental elements of strategic management and how a firm’s strategy and strategic changes can enable organizational change
  • Acquire tools and techniques for effectively leading and motivating organizational change
  • Understand why transformation initiatives often face resistance and address the root causes
  • Learn how to design and reshape organizational structures and systems to support organizational change and transformation

 

Please note that "Leading Organizational Change" was previously called "Leading Transformational Change."

 

Learn how you can customize this program for your organization.
 

Program Contact
Contact Carol Roecklein

Who Should Take This Course & Why

  • Leaders involved with developing or implementing change initiatives, in any functional area 
  • Leaders with P&L or significant project/functional responsibility
  • C-Suite
  • Identify organizational change readiness 
  • Successfully plan, execute, and sustain significant change initiatives
  • Avoid common change-related pitfalls and missteps
  • Cultivate an organization that embraces change
  • Establish leadership credibility in times of transition
Executive Education Participants

Participant Perspective

Participants of the Leading Organizational Change program share how this course provided them with helpful tools and techniques for effectively leading and motivating organizational change.

This course allowed me to focus on strategy and learn from experts about current practices and research about transformational change. The information covered was excellent and applicable to my role and I will use this information to enact change and build our organizational strength.

Leading Organizational Change Program Participant

Schedule

DAY 1

Session Overview

  • Understand the Need for Change: Learn how strategic changes can enable organizational change.
  • Planning for Change: Learn how to support organizational change and transformation.
  • Executing Change: Discover how various organizational functions and leadership roles support change.
  • Change Simulation: Practice implementing an organization-wide change.
DAY 2

Session Overview

  • Strategy and Change: Learn the fundamental elements of strategic management.
  • Strategic Decision-Making and Judgment: Understand how to successfully navigate decision making.
DAY 3

Session Overview

  • Leading Change from the Top: Acquire tools and techniques for effectively leading and motivating organizational change.
  • Leadership Visibility as a Critical Success Factor to Change Success: Learn to lead visibly through change situations.
  • The Human Element of Change: Reshape organizational structures and systems to support organizational change.
DAY 1

Session Overview

  • Understand the Need for Change: Learn how strategic changes can enable organizational change.
  • Planning for Change: Learn how to support organizational change and transformation.
  • Executing Change: Discover how various organizational functions and leadership roles support change.
  • Change Simulation: Practice implementing an organization-wide change.
DAY 2

Session Overview

  • Strategy and Change: Learn the fundamental elements of strategic management.
  • Strategic Decision-Making and Judgment: Understand how to successfully navigate decision making.
DAY 3

Session Overview

  • Leading Change from the Top: Acquire tools and techniques for effectively leading and motivating organizational change.
  • Leadership Visibility as a Critical Success Factor to Change Success: Learn to lead visibly through change situations.
  • The Human Element of Change: Reshape organizational structures and systems to support organizational change.

Faculty

Mary Benner
Department Chair, John and Nancy Lindahl Professor For Excellence In Business Education, Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship Academic Director
Jeffrey Kaufmann
Senior Lecturer

Jeffrey Kaufmann is a Senior Lecturer in the Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship group at the Carlson School of Management where he teaches courses on Strategy, Managing the Strategic Process, Ethics, Leadership, and Competitive Economics. His interests focus on systemati

Nathan Kuncel
Marvin D. Dunnette Distinguished Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, McKnight Presidential Fellow
Alison Smith
Carlson Executive Educators Network
Mary Zellmer-Bruhn
Associate Dean of MBA and MS Programs, Professor

Register Today!

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18 Contact Hours | 1.8 Continuing Education Units (CEU) 

Register by Credit Card Register by Invoice
$5,000
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18 Contact Hours | 1.8 Continuing Education Units (CEU) 

Register by Credit Card Register by Invoice