Executing Changes Series 1: Guiding People through Change

This Series is comprised of four separate courses.  The registration button on this page will automatically register you in all four courses with a 15% series discount.

Length: Each course in this series is 1/2 day in length for a total of 2 days.

This series is part of the Executing Change Certificate

People who lead:

  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Project teams
  • Change initiatives
  • Strategic initiatives – like business architects
  • Process improvement projects
  • Continuous improvement efforts

After completing this series, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the change curve, its phases, and how it rolls out
    • Identify your go-to reaction to change and how that affects your work
    • Explain the change curve, its phases, and how it rolls out
    • Define your role in helping people navigate through change
    • Analyze change situations and generate plans to allow for adjustment to change
  2. Understand how change leadership is directly related to your ability to motivate people
    • Develop a promotional lens to view and motivate people in your role as change agent
    • Devise an immediate plan to increase your influence as a change agent
    • Understand the Key Drivers of change
    • Appreciate why change efforts fail
  3. Identify key stakeholders for smoother transitions
    • Recognize your Sphere of Influence
    • Utilize the 3 Steps of Change Implementation
  4. Leverage the conflict that change brings for a better results
    • Understand the Power of “Yes”
    • Understand the Power of “No”
    • Understand win-lose scenarios and their cost
    • Recognize win-win possiblities

Price: $507.00  Early Bird Pricing: $456.00 up to 4 weeks prior to the course start date.

  • Course Texts: no texts are used in this course
  • Food: Lunch is included in courses that are at least 7 hours in length
  • CEUs: ___

If you are registering through the workforce center, you must have your counselor contact IPD directly at institute@metrostate.edu

If your organization has at least 6 participants and you desire to host the class at your site or if you would like to customize this course specifically for your organization, contact Beth Schaefer at 651-999-5834 or beth.schaefer@metrostate.edu

Cancellation Policy:

Class cancellations must be done fourteen full business days before the class start date.  No refunds for cancellations of less than fourteen full business days.  No Shows/Missed Classes – Refunds will not be issued for any missed class.  Late Arrivals/Early Departures – Metropolitan State University reserves the right to decrease continuing education units issued for late arrivals and early departures.  Written confirmation will be sent to you a week before class.  If a class is canceled, you will be contacted by phone, mail, or email.  Metropolitan State University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen circumstances, such as weather (a full refund will be granted).

Metropolitan State Institute for Professional Development does not currently have public seat-based classes running for fall 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

We will follow guidance from the Minnesota State system for the Spring 2021 Semester; and the health and safety of students and staff will be at the forefront of any decision we make. Information will be posted here as soon as available, please Subscribe to our Email List for updated information  to be sent directly.

In the meantime, please Click Here for information about customized training classes that can be offered at your organization.