Estimated Length: 2 seat hours
Change is a springboard for creativity because it requires us to come up with new and exciting solutions. Practically speaking, change can be hard to deal with. As a leader, it is essential that you understand how to manage change as well as effectively lead others through the change process. The purpose of this course is to give you the practical know-how to manage change effectively as well as promote change for greater creativity and productivity. This online course includes a Learner Workbook, which contains thought provoking exercises that are an integral part of successfully completing the course. The workbook is available as an online PDF document. It supplements the online course by engaging students with exercises that are both personal and relevant, and can be utilized immediately to guide the student in the quest to improve their ability to change.
To nurture communication of ideas and opinions across teams, an optional group discussion guide is provided.
The estimated completion time for this course is two hours. The maximum allotted time is four months from enrollment.
- Be better able to not just manage but actually promote change
- receive an industry-recognized NCTI certificate of graduation
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
- Explain why change is important to all leaders
- Appreciate the change process and its powerful effects
- Work out the aspects of promoting personal change
- Describe ways you can advance change by helping others manage change well
Resistance to change, four primary issues, control, communication, announcement of change, personality, and your reaction to change, identifying change personalities, customizing your actions, leadership and struggles with changes
The Issue of Managing Change
The change hinge, healthy change management, the phases of change, identifying benefits, understanding change, process of change hinge, phase one—loss, phase two—uncertainty, the critical hinge choice, phase three—anticipation and phase four—integration
Promoting Personal Change
List of challenges in change, identifying wanted personal changes, write goals using the smart method, integrate your goals, make your goals positive, identifying effective goal statements, make your goal visual, make your goals challenging, share, repeat and make goals flexible