Change often proves to be quite difficult both on the personal employee level and at the organizational level. Understanding and applying proven change management models and techniques can help your organization deliver on promises, reduce employee and managerial frustration, and decrease the chance of change initiative failure.
Women’s Leadership: Change Management
In today’s business environment, even young organizations are often faced with the need to change course quickly. Examine ways to structure and implement organizational change in order to improve firm performance and respond to strategic challenges. Topics covered include resistance to change, tools of cooperation and change, organizational transformation, successful change models, and ways to apply them.
In this program, you will:
- Use major change management theories in your own organization.
- Learn how to manage the human aspects and reduce employee resistance to change.
- Identify the steps in putting together an effective change management plan.
- Evaluate the likelihood that a particular change initiative will succeed, and make changes to the initiative to improve chances of success.
Eccles Executive Education is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRMSCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 11 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.
Scholarships for this program are being provided by Gail Miller in the pursuit of furthering women’s education.
7 – 8 December 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
13 – 14 December 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Bonita Austin has a background in securities analysis and is the Assistant Department Chair for Entrepreneurship and Strategy in the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. She has received many teaching awards, and her work is frequently cited in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week, Fortune, and Forbes.