Date and Time
This is a 2 Day Course:
Day 1: Wednesday 19 June 9:30am - 4:30pm
Day 2: Thursday 20 June 9:30am - 4:30pm
About the Course
This intensive and highly interactive training programme focuses on the core knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be a successful change agent. Participants will explore and apply best practice tools and change management techniques in order to gain greater understanding, confidence and competence in leading and managing change.
The programme covers every stage of change planning and implementation using John Kotter’s eight step change model. It also focuses on stakeholder engagement during change and how resistance to change can be managed positively.
At the end of the programme, participants will have built knowledge and skills and behaviours to better lead and manage organisational change.
The programme learning objectives are as follows:
- understand the environment and forces for change in your organisation
- learn how to use Kotter’s eight step model to plan and implement successful change
- apply a range of change management techniques to change in your organisation, with a focus on stakeholder engagement
- understand what causes resistance to change and how to address it
- help you to develop motivation and resilience during change.
The course will be of great benefit from a practical and professional development perspective for HR Managers, Employee Relations Managers, OD Managers and change agents. It will also be of benefit for managers who are responsible for planning and implementing change in their organisations
This course is endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). Attendees will receive an ILM continuing professional development (CPD) certificate on successful completion of the course, including a single assignment to be completed after the taught aspect of the course has ended.
Sile O’Donnell is a HR and Training Consultant and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in organisational behaviour and HRM in Trinity College Dublin. She has over 25 years’ experience of designing and implementing best practice HRM, change management and training strategies, initiatives and policies in the public sector. She was Director of HR in the Eastern Regional Health Authority for five years and an Assistant National Director of HR (head of OD) in the HSE for five years. She provides a range of HR services (including training, employee relations advice, investigations/representation services, review/development of HR and ER policies, organisational reviews, change planning and management consultancy) to many organisations in the public sector.
All of our open programmes can also be run on an in-house basis. For more information, see our page on In-House Training.