Change management course


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one-day course
Effectively manage organisational and cultural change.

A highly practical one-day change management training course, which can be tailored to your needs. The training focuses on developing the critical skills to effectively managing change in the workplace and covers how to motivate people through the change process.

Target Audience

This training course is designed for those who have a responsibility for leading and managing people through change at work.

Course Aim

The change management course will provide leaders and managers with clear insights on how to effectively motivate people through corporate culture or organisational change. It will also equip them with some effective skills and knowledge for managing and communicating change.

Course Objectives

By the end of this one-day training course for managing change, the participants will have:

  • An appreciation of the impact of organisational change on people
  • Identified ways they can positively lead and motivate people through cultural or organisational change
  • Developed skills for effectively communicating change
  • Identified ways they can help team members cope with change
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Course Overview

  • The case for managing change
    • Experiencing change
    • Recognising the impact change can have on standards
    • Facilitator presentation, The ‘Change Game’ exercise and group review
  • Our experience of change/change management principles
    • Drawing upon past experiences of change
    • Nine key principles of managing change
    • Small group exercise, facilitator review and presentation
  • Emotional responses to change
    • Business and personal impacts of failing to deal with people’s needs & concerns
    • Identifying our own response to change
    • DREC change curve
    • Practical activity in small groups with group learning review
  • Compelling reasons for change
    • Responding to resistance
    • Conveying compelling reasons for change
    • Video clip, small group review of case study, group discussion
  • Clear vision and objectives for change
    • Three steps to creating a clear vision
    • Imaging your vision
    • Facilitator presentation, imaging exercise in small groups, group presentations and feedback
  • Building momentum and managing resistance to change
    • Driving momentum
    • Recognising the reasons for resistance
    • Our reactions to resistance
    • Dealing with resistance with the right change management strategy
    • Brainstorming exercise, ‘Blankety Blank’ exercise, group discussion, ‘Wall of Resistance’ exercise and review
  • Applying the learning and next steps
    • Review of learning and action planning

The training will be supported with:

  • an optional participant pre-course questionnaire and/or pre-course reading
  • a colour printed workbook with  tips, techniques and space for personal notes

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Great use of exercises that really helped me to understand the points being made. Good pace.
Michelle Wood Head of HR, Broker Network*


I see the learning and how it relates to my business – I can see the transfer of learning to the workplace.
Felicity Morath, Learning & Development Manager, Broker Network*


Loved it! Will be using the time line and the ball game in my next team meeting.
Vicki Black, Head of Customer & Sales Support, Lombard Vehicle Management*


Excellent, best course I have been on this series of training.
Simon Jinks, Asset Risk Manager, Lombard Vehicle Management*


Course was very helpful and has given me some good guidance on how to manage change going forward.
Jean Tait, Service Delivery Manager, XChanging*


I genuinely didn’t want the session to end. Very informative, enjoyable course. Mel’s training style was very engaging.
Debbie Jones, Training Head, XChanging*


One of the most relevant courses I have been on, for a long while.
Tony Walker, Deputy Chief Adjuster, XChanging*


Very informative, well delivered.
James D, Supervisor, Viridor*

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Booking Information

The change management course is delivered as “in-house training” at the business premises of our client, anywhere in the UK, or at a venue of your choice.
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Training Dates

Flexible to suit client needs.

In-House Training Locations

We deliver in-house managing change training courses to companies across the UK, with local trainers covering the following areas:

  • London and the South East
  • The Thames Valley – including Reading, Slough, Maidenhead, Oxford and Swindon
  • Cambridge
  • Exeter
  • Norwich and East Anglia
  • Leeds and Bradford
  • Manchester and the North West
  • Southampton and Bournemouth
  • Birmingham and the Midlands
  • Nottingham
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff and South Wales
  • Devon, Cornwall and the South West
  • Newcastle
  • Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland

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