Change-Ready

This workshop is aimed at first line managers and change champions and can form part of a wider change programme. Successful change efforts require engagement so understanding how people react when things are uncertain is critical. This module explores the dynamics and the human response to change, equipping participants to be 'change-ready' in the future.

Change-Ready

With change now business-as-usual, employees need to master their own response to change to be able to continually adapt and grow in line with demands of change and disruption. This takes resilience, curiosity and and understanding of the process and motivation for change.



Course Content

Complete the Change-readiness questionnaire and reflect on the insights

Explore the impact of change on self and others

Understanding human responses and reactions (Rogers' Law of Diffusion)

Examine and apply the change journey using the Change Curve (Kuebler & Ross) in the context of a workplace scenario

Understand the 5 core concerns in action and how to address them

Create an action plan, using the toolkit provided

Skills

  • Resilience
  • Courage
  • Mastering Change
  • Systems Awareness

Attributes

  • Agility
  • Purposeful & Visionary

Outcomes

  • Understand what convinces people to change and why people often resist change in the first place
  • Gain an understanding of the emotional, physical and mental impact of change on themselves and others
  • Learn to use a toolkit and create an action plan to help them to be able to respond positively to change

How We Do It

Investing in employee development has proven to not only improve performance, but also to improve retention as employees expect and seek out employers who will provide personal and professional development.

Future Skills workshops are designed to stretch and grow skills AND attributes, recognising that everyone is on their own individual development journey. We use a range of approaches to respond to the various adult development stages that people operate at. The content and activities are rooted in experiential learning which has been proven over 30 years of working with organisations to unlock the self-awareness needed.

Our approach incorporates multiple dimensions which results in longer lasting impact - continuous growth far beyond any programme we deliver.

INNER DEVELOPMENT

Increasing self-awareness to self-lead and build better collaborative working relationships by unlocking authentic and best self.

CRITICAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT

Developing critical skills improves performance: communication, problem-solving, strategic and critical thinking, decision-making and leading high performing teams.

ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Developing systems awareness and strategic thinking to be able to drive growth in line with the organisation's purpose and future vision.

EXTERNAL CONTEXT DEVELOPMENT

Developing an awareness of external factors which impact on organisational performance and how to build teams and cultures to thrive in complexity.

A multi-dimensional approach to continuous growth




Future Skills Portfolio

Getting future fit means building the mindset to be agile, to be able to operate in complexity, to have the resilience and mental fitness to be able to self-lead and be open to explore, empathise, innovate, navigate and to act. Drawing on industry leading thinking and word-class tools we use in the development of leaders and teams, we categorise future skills into 3 key areas. These inform the design of all of our programmes.

To understand more about the skill gaps in your organisation we will design and implement a bespoke Development Needs Assessment, ensuring your L & D investment is targeted to ensure your employees are future fit and equipped with the desired skills and attributes for sustainable and continuous growth, contributing to future growth. Find out more about how you can get future fit as an organisation.

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