Learn strategies to lead others through the change transition process and create understanding, acceptance and buy-in.
Leading Organizational Change teaches strategies to successfully implement change without sacrificing morale, major losses in productivity and performance. Supervisors and managers will learn the tools they need to optimize communication efforts, guide employees through the emotional reactions to change, and deal effectively with high levels of uncertainty. The seminar teaches the fundamentals of organization change, common pitfalls, and effective communication strategies. Participants will understand how to interpret employee reactions to change and how to take control, communicate, and manage the transition.
This is a core module in the Public Sector Leadership and Management Development Program.
Supervisors and managers responsible for implementing change in their organization.
Learn how to successfully navigate your team during times of organizational changes through professional development in:
Continuing Education Contact Hours: 7
Dr. Tom Cooper is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business Administration, Memorial University.
As a facilitator and consultant, Tom has worked extensively with most of the major private sector employers in Newfoundland and Labrador including mining, technology, forestry, fisheries as well as oil and gas. He has also done extensive work with small and emerging businesses throughout the province and Atlantic Canada. Tom was recognized for his efforts with small and emerging businesses by being a two-time national finalist for mentor of the year through BDC/Futurpreneur. Tom has also worked with all levels of government in the province and sits on a number of private sector and not-for-profit boards.
Prior to taking his position at Memorial, Tom was a Senior Manager in PwCs consulting practice in London, United Kingdom for seven years. At PwC he worked with major international companies in the area of process improvement, governance, and risk. Tom holds a Ph.D. in Business from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom and undergraduate degrees from Memorial University. He is also a Certified Management Consultant.
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