June 20


09:30 am - 04:30 pm

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1 Crimea Road, Poole, BH9 1AP

Poole, England, GB, BH9 1AP

Planning for Change

Duration: 1 day

Suitable for

This course is suitable for anyone involved in the planning for change process. It will give you the  practical tools and techniques required to understand business transformation.

Course Objectives

  • Recognise your own journey through change and how you have adapted      to different situations

  • Demonstrate practical methods of delivering a change message

  • Prepare a message for teams using a standard process to engage and empathise with your staff

  • Explain a simple change model that will help you move people      through the various stages of change

  • Distinguish the 7 steps to influencing change.

Course Content

Change Journey – Depicting your journey through your professional life, starting with first job up to the present day. This element sets the scene and helps you begin to appreciate your own emotions through the change cycle.

Future You – Organisation and Team – Exploring the organisation’s key goals, challenges and potential changes, along with any blue sky thinking of how it might work. Looking at the day in the life of an employee within the team in this future state. Considering the feeling these changes may bring.

Barriers to Change and the Characters Involved – Understanding the elements that might get in the way of effective change programmes and using this information to help build real-life characters that will challenge the change message in a later activity.

Communicating Change – Reviewing the principles of communication during change focusing on the benefits good communication will have and creating a strategy based on this knowledge.

Planning Change Activity – Planning a message about the future organisational transformation to be delivered to the team with the aim of achieving buy-in. Delivering the message with a visual response from the audience as to its acceptance or not.

Change House – This model provides an opportunity to explore the stages of emotion we travel through during change. As we go through change house rooms our energy levels change and therefore our productivity declines. People often get stuck at different rooms of the house and managers need to be able to move people through it.

Influencing Change Establishing how trust and empathy will assist you in influencing change for those around you.

7 Steps to Influencing Change – Following the 7 steps allows us to better control discussions, keeping track of where we are and ensuring issues and concerns are addressed.

Creating a Communication Plan – This activity is structured to spend more time looking for solutions than identifying problems. It will look at what needs to be done to make sure the future change process works effectively.


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