Gaining Buy-in and Making Meaningful Change Stick
Date and Time
University Centre, room 442
Learn how to gain the buy-in of your people to critical organizational and systems changes. Communicate in a way that builds acceptance of changes while minimizing resistance. Learn to remove obstacles to implementing change while managing the concerns that people raise in response to the announcement of changes. Learn how to apply a step-by-step methodology for enabling the people impacted by change to successfully transition from the current to the future work situation or processes.
You will learn how to:
- Communicate the urgency and rationale for change
- Assess the impact of change on people, systems and processes
- Launch a network of change advocates and champions
- Quickly resolve the concerns of people being impacted
- Ensure that people are ready and able to implement the change
Please bring a current change initiative with you to the workshop and receive in-classroom tips and suggestions from the Presenter/Change Coach.
This session will be facilitated by Bruce Craig, Change Partner and Coach, Participative Designs Inc. Bruce has advised, coached and provided on-site support to help executives, stakeholders and project managers to implement and sustain organizational, process and technology changes for the past 25 years. Taking a structured approach to managing the people side of change, he has assessed stakeholders’ readiness needs and issues and implemented strategies to ensure the maximum level of change acceptance and adoption. As a hands-on Organizational Change Management Lead and Coach, he has accelerated the speed and acceptance of change initiatives, assessed needs, built change plans and supported the implementation of organization-wide, large-scale change initiatives.
Audience: Deans, Directors, Managers, HR Advisors, Project Managers, and Leaders