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Change Management

Cost: Contact us for quote.   Duration: 1 day

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A training methodology that works.

As well as the standard learning principles of applied adult learning and effective reinforcement through workshop based activity, Drake Training incorporates its own methodology which has been derived from over 23 years of professional development and executive training. The STAR methodology is applied to every Drake Training course; it commences with the identification of existing knowledge, moves on to building skills and techniques and is completed by relating learning to the workplace and committing to behavioural change.

Course Overview

Organisations move through a number of identifiable stages as they grow and develop. In some cases these changes are planned, in others they are unplanned. Sometimes the forces for change come from within the organisation and at other times they will be caused by external forces or influences. The need for organisations to meet and to cope with changing conditions requires innovation, creativity and flexibility.
This course will help develop the skills and knowledge required to promote the use and implementation of innovative work practices to effect change and manage changes so there is minimal work place disruption.

Learning Outcomes

Upon course completion, participants will be able to:
• Understand the role of change in organisational success.
• Develop the skills needed to support innovation and improvement.
• Develop the planning skills needed to introduce and implement positive change.
• Use consultative processes to reduce the barriers to change.
• Analyse and evaluate problems associated with change.
• Manage the stress associated with change.
• Monitor the outcomes of change.

Diagnostic clinic
Assess existing understanding of the processes and impacts of change.

Creating new opportunities
The relationship between change, improvement and innovation
Cultures that support change
Continuous improvement
Risk management

Innovative work practice
Developing innovative ideas
Supporting innovation

Change leadership
Initiating and leading change
Pre-empting change
New ideas as a result of current practice

Facilitating commitment
Recognising resistance
The need for communication
Overcoming barriers
Managing stress

Monitoring and evaluating changes
Implementing change
Analysing and assessing impact.
Monitoring success

Planning into action