Leading Others Through Change | Recorded Seminar

Leading Others Through Change

Running Time | 3h 02m

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The ability to lead others through change is an important skill. Change is constant, and it’s most likely present in every aspect of your life. With today’s rapidly changing business landscape, it has become the norm in all organizations. The frequency and pace at which leaders must ask employees to change course or adapt to new systems and initiatives continues to accelerate.

Change can be antagonistic, undesirable, and perilous – or it can be pleasant, welcomed, and exciting. It is a leader’s job to identify the positive prospects and communicate the opportunity that change imposes upon the organization.

Leading others through change successfully requires thoughtful planning and innovative options. This 3-hour instructor-led online seminar will provide you with a clearer understanding of what happens to people when an organizational change initiative occurs. It will introduce the tools and techniques you can use to more effectively lead change efforts in your organization, ultimately allowing you to feel better prepared to address the myriad of changes that come your way. This three hour-program offers workplace tips, self-assessment exercises, real-life scenarios, practice activities, and more.

Key topics

  • The three phases of the ACT model that help to guide specific steps in leading the change effort.
  • Tactics for communicating the vision and goals of your organization’s change initiative.
  • How to assess your organization’s environment to determine its readiness for change.
  • Increasing employee commitment and motivation for the change by establishing good communication skills.
  • Identifying common reasons for resistance and how to manage them at all levels.
  • Organizing the change effort by designing the implementation and completing a RACI chart.
  • Making the change a lasting part of the culture.
  • How to evaluate the impact and process of the current initiative to plan for the success of future change efforts.
     

Participants will learn

  • To understand why change initiatives fail and how to ensure their success.
  • How to implement a framework to actively lead change efforts.
  • To plan for the success of future change through close evaluation of the current initiative.
  • To identify, acknowledge, and manage resistance to ensure an efficient transition.
  • How to apply techniques for increasing and gaining commitment to the change.

Instructor

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Juliann Wiese has over 30 years of corporate experience in a variety of capacities including; organization development, talent management, leadership and executive development.

She has worked across a wide variety of industries and sectors including health care, hospitality, manufacturing, retail and service industries, and call center environments. Juliann has provided coaching, training and consulting around the world in over a dozen countries.

In 2013, Juliann started her own consulting and executive coaching business and has worked with many different companies including; Cargill, Bloomberg, Blue Cross Blue Shield, RE/MAX LLC, TIAA-CREF, Discover Financial Services, Travel Leaders Corporate, Choice Hotels, Warner Pacific, Kroger, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, and New York Life Insurance.

Juliann holds a BA in Adult Education from the University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada) along with many training and facilitation certifications from various professional institutions. Her areas of expertise include: sales effectiveness and enablement, employee development, talent management, leadership development, executive development, and executive coaching.

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