Change Management: A Competitive Advantage
Change is occurring today faster than ever! During these complimentary sessions, you will learn how to assess, lead, transition and sustain change so your organization can adapt faster with greater results.
Fox Valley Technical College has the tools to develop the talent of your workforce. Join us, the morning of February 6, 2014, and explore more.
Select up to two 60-minute overviews:
These sample offerings are brief complimentary sessions which
provide a sampling of strategies and offerings.
Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments provided.
Event Details | Agenda | Training Topics | Register
Thursday, February 6, 2014
7:30 - 10:30 AM
Tools for Talent Development
|7:30 AM - 7:45 AM
||Networking & Registration
|7:45 AM - 8:15 AM||Team Building Exercise|
|8:20 AM - 9:20 AM||Training Session 1|
|9:20 AM - 9:30 AM||Break|
|9:30 AM - 10:30 AM||Training Session 2|
Assessing for Change Management Skills
Presented By: Linda Fitz & Marie Hechimovich
Leading Change Overview
Implementing change within your organization will take the right candidate to make it happen. The Assessment for Business Department at FVTC has the tools to measure the skills and abilities of your Change Manager that are necessary to move forward. This session will begin by having the attendees take the Change Management (U.S.) assessment. Following the assessment, the attendees will be given the results of their assessment and information on how to set cut-off scores, read the results and use other appropriate assessment tools that measure skills and aptitudes. During this session we will discuss:
- Appropriate "Change" assessment tools
- Aptitudes vs. Skills
- Score Interpretation
Presented By: Dean MurzelloRegister
Sustaining Continuous Improvement Change
Change is the only constant! Change is an essential ingredient for organizations to survive and thrive!! Change success needs a leader who has the skills to lead change.
- Why people find it so hard to change
- The four fears of change that must be addressed
- Leading change steps for the leader/manager
Presented By: Dean WitmanRegister
Business Model Design
Organizations that are committed to continuous improvement often find that the results of their improvement efforts are not sustained. This session will start with a discussion of business planning in a continuous improvement setting and introduce the lean technique of policy deployment. The main focus will be about how to conduct hoshin or breakthrough reviews that are designed to keep a business plan on track, and techniques for diagnosing and managing exceptions to the plan.
- Planning in a Continuous Improvement Setting
- Using Policy Deployment: An Introduction
- Keeping the Plan on Track: Hoshin Reviews
- Diagnosing the Results
- Managing Exceptions to the Plan
Presented By: Amy Pietsch
Expand your business by enabling you to map and streamline your business model, develop and redefine customer base and identify the process that creates market agility. When you own and operate a business, always have an eye towards the future as you navigate the path to realizing your vision.
- Enable you to map your assumptions and streamline your business model
- Further develop/refine your customer base
- Identify the incremental and iterative processes that create market agility
Presented By: Joe Thompson
Change is becoming a constant in many businesses. Changes in markets, technology, supply chains and competitors can challenge historically successful business models. Previously proven models of communication, decision-making and business management may yield diminishing results. This session will provide participants with a basic understanding of transitional leadership as well as practices they can apply to maintain constancy amid change.
- An understanding of team behaviors and leadership styles in the
four stages of change
- Managing conflict during change
- The four key leadership behaviors during change
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