Leading and Managing Change - Agilis

Leading and Managing Change


Recession, globalisation, cheaper technology and crises in financial markets are just a few of the causes of enormous change in the business world. A business which stands still will fail and so it becomes imperative to be able to recognise what drives change in our businesses, and how to lead and manage the change which must inevitably occur. This highly interactive and practical programme is designed to help anyone with responsibility for change.


Day 1: Foundations of Change

  • Business Strategy and Change
  • Defining Strategy
  • Strategic Drift
  • Drivers of Change
  • Competitive Strength and Competitive Advantage

Day 2: Preparing for Change

  • Causal Model of Change
  • The Balanced Scorecard
  • Perspecitves of Change
  • Change Readiness
  • Organisational Fitness
  • Change in Teams
  • Force Field Analysis

Day 3: People and Change

  • Managing Reactions to Change
  • Personal Effects of Change
  • The Emotional Loop
  • Motivation to Change
  • Stakeholder Mapping, Management and Value

Day 4: Leading and Managing Change

  • Leading and Managing Change
  • Essential Qualities of a Change Leader
  • Communicating Change
  • Communicating Change
  • Winning Hearts and Minds
  • Delegation, Empowerment and Trust

Day 5: Culture and Change

  • Cultural Dimensions of Change
  • Corporate Culture
  • Systems Thinking
  • Detailed Action Planning Session
  • Individual Action Planning
  • Paired Challenge, Coaching and Discussion

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this in depth course, participants will feel more confident and attain a detailed degree of knowledge and skills in:
  • Recognising the need to change
  • Understanding resistance to change, taking into account organisational culture
  • Developing clear guidelines and milestones along the path to change
  • Communication and empathy as the tools to implement change
  • Keeping stakeholders in mind at all stages of change
  • Various tools will be introduced, which have all been proven in practical experiences

Participants and Requirements

The course is designed for anyone in a managerial, supervisory or leadership position who must manage change within a team, a department or even at the level of the broader organisation.


Certificate of attendance

Course Duration

1 day