Course Description

Strategically applying/utilizing the various disciplines in order to cause organizational change and add value is often referred to as "change management." Managers and aspiring leaders in the workplace are increasingly being asked to develop the personal skills and attitudes for implementing change as well as a technical understanding of how to apply the tools for change. Learn how to successfully plan, implement, communicate, create employee involvement and commitment, and add value during change.

About Your Instructor

With over 15 years’ experience in training, coaching and organizational consulting, Sally Schmall, MSW, SPHR is a national presenter on applying Lean Six Sigma and Change Management Strategies to HR in a variety of industries. She has been on the faculty of the University of Michigan since 2000 and is President of Academy Coaching, specializing in career coaching and customized training. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).


Course Outline

Unit 1
Overview of Change Management Principles and Applications
-Change management principles and applications
-Skills and aptitudes for change management
-Successfully initiating and implementing change

Unit 2
Change Management Tools for Human Resources
- Various models of change management
-Applying specific models to successful change management

Unit 3
Building the Case For Change
-Developing a convincing and data driven case for change within your organization
-Building support for effective change management
-Receiving feedback from peers and instructor

Unit 4
Applying Change Management Tools Within Your Organization
- Identifying a specific project within your organization
-Successfully mapping out the process based on change management
-Strategically creating a change management coalition
-Planning to prepare to take the next step


Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course you will:

  • Be able to strategically asses the need for change and communicate effectively the business case for change

  • Know how to plan and implement an effective change management process to achieve desired outcomes

  • Create and guide teams that are resilient in the face of change.






Course Objectives:
-To provide an introduction to the principles and methods of Change Management
-To provide particular expertise relating Change Management to Human Resource functions and people development
-To identify the steps of Change Management so participants can assess their own department or organizational readiness for change initiatives
-To deliver effective business cases for change management within one’s organization

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Section Title
Online/Internet Based
Sep 08, 2020 to Oct 02, 2020
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $195.00
Section Notes

For further information on this course, please contact Darby Lanpher at 847.925.6363.

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