Leading Change Initiatives

This training session prepares participants to accelerate change initiatives not just successfully, but also sustainably. By building sustainability into the change design and implementation plan, leaders can better help their team adapt to changes in the workplace.

You will learn to:

  • Apply change leadership techniques successfully and efficiently.
  • Build sustainability into the change design and implementation process.
  • Help people adapt to changes in their work environment without compromising their productivity.
  • Communicate with impact.

Key take away: Accelerate change initiatives by building a clear and sustainable change design and implementation plan.

Pre-Session Assignments

  • Assignment 1 – What Is Organizational Change and Why Is It Needed?
  • Assignment 2 – Understanding Opportunities and Obstacles Related to Organizational Change
  • Assignment 3 – Organizational Change Models
  • Assignment 4 – The Personal Side of Change
  • Assignment 5 – Contracting for Coaching/Prepping for the Program

Estimated Time Commitment: 1 hours

Session Outline

Module 1: Perpetual Change: The New Norm

  • What's Driving Change?
  • The Challenge to Organizations: Change or Wither

Module 2: Overview: Models for Change

  • GE Change Acceleration
  • Kotter's 8 Steps
  • Bridges' Transitions
  • Duhigg — The Power of Habit

Module 3: Deep Dive: Organizational Change

  • GE Change Acceleration
  • Kotter's 8 Steps

Module 4: Understanding Personal Change

  • The Change Curve
  • Changing Habits and Behaviors

Module 5: Leading Change

  • The Role of the Leader During Change
  • The Power of Communication
  • Sustaining Change

Post-Session Assignments

  • Meet with manager to review what was learned in the session and your action plan
  • Group Coaching Forum #2

Estimated Time Commitment: 2 hours