Secrets of Change Management: A Three-Day Primer

In today’s world, change is inevitable and often difficult to deal with. During this workshop, you will learn how to implement, manage, and cope with change.

Change can be awkward at first, but like being propelled into a steep turn on a rollercoaster, it can also be exhilarating. It can motivate you to do your absolute best. During change, time can be very slow for the reluctant, and a whirlwind for anyone who is ready for it.

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Find different ways of looking at change
  • Create a change implementation strategy
  • Make change easier for yourself and others
  • Develop techniques to cope with change, including resiliency and stress management
  • Know how to maintain a sense of control during a change

Course Outline:

Day 1

  1. What is change?
  2. The Bridges change model
  3. The Conner change model
  4. The Janssen change model
  5. Six reactions to change
  6. Identifying the need for change

Day 2

  1. Identifying the cost and benefit
  2. Setting the vision and goal
  3. Responding to change
  4. Creating and implementing a strategy
  5. Planning for change
  6. Communication skills
  7. Empowering employees

Day 3

  1. Building resiliency
  2. Acknowledging reactions
  3. Dealing with emotions
  4. Managing negative stress
  5. Exploring your options
  6. Examining the reality
  7. Your behavior is your choice