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About the course
Change used to be episodic. Something you reacted to when it occurred. But in today’s turbulent business environment, change is a constant. You could argue, in fact, that change is your real job. And when it’s part of your daily routine — you need to be prepared with multiple approaches.
Leading Organizational Change is an executive leadership program led by world-renowned experts who have been at the forefront of major organizational change for decades. You’ll learn that real change management requires more than just changing behavior — it’s dependent upon the critical process of changing the work environment to foster this behavior.
Program Highlights & Benefits
In Leading Organizational Change, you will gain:
- Valuable insights that will broaden your understanding of and alter your perspective on change
- Specific applications, frameworks, and techniques that will help you drive behavioral change throughout your organization
- Targeted change initiatives and challenge-specific strategies for use in your current workplace scenarios
Experience & Impact
Leading Organizational Change uses an active-learning approach to blend interactive lectures with simulations, to show you how to identify and develop true need and determine what is necessary to drive behavioral change.
The curriculum integrates the importance of stakeholder coalitions with organizational cultural components, and culminates in a simulation exercise that enables you to apply your newly acquired perspectives and techniques to a particular challenge.
You’ll return to your organization with:
- A point of view on your role within any change initiative
- A clear understanding of the complexities involved in the ongoing process of change
- New insight on when to attempt change, and the organizational capabilities required to drive a change initiative within your workplace
Session topics for Leading Organizational Change include:
- Targeting change
- Leading change
- Stakeholder analysis
- Organizational culture
Global Technology Simulation
During Leading Organizational Change, participants will team up and assume organizational roles within a fictitious company. They will develop a plan for a change initiative and its implementation, and then practice working through this during the simulation exercise.
Who should attend
Leading Organizational Change is targeted to upper-middle to senior managers who are preparing for — or already engaged in — change initiatives.
Participants must be fluent in English. Specifically, they should be comfortable with metaphoric speech.
Trust the experts
An awardwinning teacher, consultant and author of numerous books on leadership and change, Greg’s expertise covers organizational and individual change, group effectiveness, and conflict resolution. For over 30 years, he has consulted extensively with senior organizational leaders of companies fa...
Professor Nancy Rothbard received her A.B. from Brown University and her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Michigan. She is the David Pottruck Professor of Management and Chair, Management Department, at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Prior to joining the f...
Wharton Executive Education: Leading Organizational Change