Change Proofing Training Course

Taking an holistic approach to strengthening the organisation ahead of change can pay dividends later. This course looks at the five elements of change proofing and how to apply them to your organisation.

By the end of the course participants should:

  • Have identified which of the five elements of change proofing work well for their organisation and which don’t.
  • Understand how the elements of the planning cycle support effective governance
  • Be able to produce a risk management strategy
  • Understand the elements of building relationships with important stakeholders
  • Be able to undertake an ICT infrastructure assessment for their organisation
  • Know how to build the skills and knowledge of the team, both staff and volunteers
  • Have produced an action plan to take back to their organisation

There is approximately an hour’s preparation to do prior to coming on the course. The programme is as follows:

Day 1

09.45 Coffee
10.00 Introductions, what do we want to get out of the day and domestic announcements
10.15 Session 1: An over-view of change proofing
11.15 Session 2: The change proofing checklist – identifying the gaps
12.45 Lunch & networking
13.30 Session 3: Effective governance – how do you know when it is working?
14.30 Session 4: Stakeholder analysis and managing relationships, networking and influencing skills, good communications
15.30 Session 5: Communications infrastructure – the hard stuff
16.00 (approx) Close

Day 2

09.45 Coffee
10.00 Session 6: Risk management and business contingency planning
11.15 Session 7A: Building and keeping the skills and knowledge you need within the team; training, succession-planning & developing internal relationships
12.45 Lunch & networking
13.30 Session 7B: As above
14.30 Session 8: Making an action list for your organisation – what are the important questions to ask?
15.30 Next steps; summary and feedback
16.00 (approx) Close

The next time this course is running is 15th & 16th May  2013. The venue is the Business Technology Centre, Bessemer Drive, Stevenage, Herts SG1 2DX which is about 20 minutes out of Kings Cross and close to Junction 7 of the A1M. Please see here for details. To book a place on this course, please complete the online booking form here. Note; both of these links will take you to other websites and you will have to click the back arrow to continue to browse this site.

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