Learn strategies to lead others through the change transition process and create understanding, acceptance and buy-in.
Adapting to Change: Managing the Transition 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.
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
Tom Cooper is an associate professor in the Faculty of Business Administration, Memorial University. Prior to taking his position at Memorial University, Tom was a Senior Manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting practice in London, United Kingdom for 7 years.
As a consultant, Tom works primarily with boards and senior management in the area of strategy, performance improvement and risk management. He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and has worked with clients in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada and throughout the world. As a researcher and lecturer, he studies and writes on strategic issues, risk management, and conducting business in remote areas. As a lecturer, he has won many awards for his teaching. As a researcher, he has published over 30 academic papers on management issues; presenting at local, national and international conferences on his research.
Tom graduated from Memorial University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-Op) and a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy). He holds a Ph.D. in Business from the Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.
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