Aalto University School of Business

Leading Change (Global Leader Program)

Available dates

Nov 18—20, 2019
3 days
Helsinki, Finland
EUR 3590 ≈USD 3956
EUR 1196 per day

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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.

Program Benefits

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.

Leading Change

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

Who should attend

Experienced managers and business leaders who need the leadership skills in managing change across functions in a global context.

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