Managing people change is a critical skill in todays world of rapid and continuous change. This programme provides both the critical skills and a framework for the successful management of people change.
What skills will the delegate gain?
This course will enable delegates to:
- Recognise the important role that people play in making business transformation successful.
- Discuss the fundamental challenges in getting people to change and for that change to be sustained.
- Understand and be able to apply the key steps required to successfully manage people change.
- Apply their knowledge to a project or programme to effectively manage the change of peoples behaviour.
Who will the course benefit?
Business and IT executives, managers, project managers and team managers who will be involved in managing the transformation of people.
Introduction to Change
How do people react to change?
Why does change fail?
Explore the impact and consequences of change.
What is Cultural Change?
Understand how you can characterise a culture using a Cultural Web.
Explore how changing the cultural paradigm can impact a change programme.
How do national cultures differ?
Understand how cultural diversity can shape corporate cultures.
Preparing for Change
Developing a Case for Change.
Who are the stakeholders?
Assessing Stakeholder concerns and potential resistance to change.
Assessing the readiness for change.
Establishing an appropriate governance structure.
People Change Management Plan
Defining the principles on which the change will be managed.
Developing a Change Management Plan.
Developing a Communication strategy and plan.
Aligning with the project or programme plan.
Creating a reinforcing change process.
Initiating and Sustaining Change
Managing the challenges that arise in initiating change.
Aligning the organisation.
Managing the challenges that arise in sustaining a change.