Leading Transformational Change

Leadership
Leading Transformational Change

Leading a major change initiative, whether cutting costs, managing through a crisis, or making good great, can be the defining point of a career. But according to McKinsey, only 30% of change initiatives succeed, equating to high risk for the individuals and organizations involved. 

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Apr

    17

    to
    Apr

    19

    Tuesday - Thursday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Leading Transformational Change included an excellent variety of instructors, facilitation styles, and topics. The leaders engaged the participants in sharing real world examples and I had many opportunities to discuss my company's own issues. I loved the class.

    CEO
    Parsons Electric

ABOUT THE COURSE

COURSE OVERVIEW

COURSE OVERVIEW

In this course, you will learn a new change mindset, adopt a conscious approach, and discover tools fit for the challenge—to flip the probability of success for a current or upcoming major initiative.

Day 1 - Setting the Stage

  • Why change is difficult and why it often fails
  • Through a simulation, step into the role of change sponsor
  • Review best practices to accelerate the change process

Day 2 - The Mindset for Change

  • Hone decision making and judgement, root out bias
  • Hear from change agents of major corporate initiatives
  • Learn tools and techniques to influence and motivate resisters to adopt rather than reject change
  • Get a glimpse into the neuroscience of change, (e.g., how parts of the brain are activated when one arrives at conclusions consistent with prior beliefs)

Day 3 - Leadership Behaviors for Change

  • Learn to foster organizational culture that embraces change
  • Internalize leadership behaviors paramount for change sponsors
  • Experience a transformational change case study, impacting organizational strategy, mission, structure, and leadership
  • Develop an action plan to drive transformational change within your own organization

AUDIENCE

AUDIENCE

Leaders across all functional areas (e.g., marketing, finance, information systems, operations, HR), with P & L or significant project/functional responsibility.

OUTCOMES

OUTCOMES

Senior leaders will increase their ability to:

  • Successfully plan, execute, and sustain significant change initiatives
  • Avoid common change-related pitfalls and missteps
  • Establish leadership credibility in times of transition
  • Remain visible and actively drive change throughout the change initiative
  • Cultivate an organization that embraces change

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