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Who should attend
Experienced managers and business leaders who need the leadership skills in managing change across functions in a global context.
About the course
Leading Change is a three-day core module of the Global Leader Program which can also be taken as a stand-alone program. Find out more about Global Leader
In today’s times of change, the most effective leaders approach change as an opportunity to learn and grow as individuals, teams and organizations. They deal effectively with both the structural side of change and the human side of leading transition. They realize that creating a successful future may require new mindsets and skill sets, and they may need to let go of practices that no longer serve their purpose.
The Leading Change module focuses on developing awareness and skills in how to lead and coach yourself, your team and your organization through change. Numerous tools are introduced and practiced, enabling you to lead and implement change with confidence in your place of work.
Participants will learn about the difference between change and transition and what it takes to maintain a balance between these from a leadership perspective.
Gain an understanding of different approaches and change processes
Strengthen the ability to adopt new methods to deal with change
Develop skills in how to lead more effectively and coach both themselves and others through change.
Receive tools to lead people through difficult changes in a constructive way by learning to manage perceptions and outcomes related to change
Contents and Schedule
The “Leading Change” module uses action learning methods to facilitate a high level of engagement and learning, and relevance to the participants’ real work and change-related challenges.
The module focuses on developing awareness and skills in how to lead and coach yourself, your team and your organization through change. Numerous tools are introduced and practiced, enabling you to lead and implement change with confidence in your place of work.
Overall learning objectives:
- Understand the difference between change and transition
- Understand your personal change preferences and how they impact your approach to change leadership
- Develop the competencies and capacities necessary for effective change leadership
- Gain new tools and perspectives for leading self, others and organizations through change
In the Leading Change module, participants will learn about the difference between change and transition and what it takes to maintain a balance between these from a leadership perspective. They will learn about their individual and behavioral preferences regarding change, and how these influence their response to change and overall approach in leading change. They will develop skills in how to lead more effectively and coach both themselves and others through change. And they will receive concrete tools for leading organizational change that they can take back to the workplace.
The Leading Change module uses action learning methods to facilitate a high level of engagement and learning, and relevance to the participants’ real work and change-related challenges
Christel Berghäll-Högström is a Senior Fellow, Human Capital at The Conference Board. In this role, Christel supports the Human Capital Practice which includes The Conference Board Human Capital Exchange™, research, conferences, webcasts and programs in a broad spectrum of human capital areas. In...
Dr Soufani has published extensively in economics and finance in areas relating to financial management, corporate restructuring, M&A, private equity, venture capital and family business and the financial and economic affairs of small to medium-sized enterprises. His research also includes wo...
Henri Schildt is a tenured professor with a joint appointment at the Aalto School of Business (Management & Organizations) and the School of Science’s Department of Industrial Engineering and Management. His research interests span digitalization, technology strategy, organizational change, a...
Globally oriented doer bridging academia and industry. Vice President at Aalto University since 2009, currently for External Relations since 2015. Professor of International Business at Aalto University since 2002. Solid executive education experience in Asia and Europe for two decades. Industry ...
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