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Organizational Change - Managing and Supporting Employees

Learn how to manage and support employees during periods of organizational change.

Leadership and Management
Free Course
Learn how to manage and support employees during periods of organizational change.





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The course Organizational Change - Managing and Supporting Employees presents you with a practical step by step guide on the most effective and efficient way to implement organizational change and how to manage and support employees through what can be for many a very difficult period in their working lives.

With continuous changes in technology and increased competition due to globalization, organizations need to be able to continuously adapt to the changes occurring around them or face the risk of becoming irrelevant in the market place. This course will help you develop the change management skills necessary to do so. First you will learn how to successfully manage organizational change. You will study 9 key success factors that research on successful organizational change projects from all over the world indicate are crucial for change to be fully implemented. Each of these 9 key success factors will focus on a specific element of organizational change such as: the role of stakeholders, the development of a change plan, and risk management strategies. Next you will learn how to guide employees through organizational change. You will study the 11 key success factors necessary to ensure that your employees do not have a negative experience during the change period. You will learn how to empathize with your employees and see change from their perspective, learn why stability is important during a period of change, and how to develop a policy of open communication throughout the process.

This course will be of great interest to professionals working in an industry that is currently experiencing, or will soon be experiencing change, and wish to play a prominent role in the change management process. The course will also be of interest to small business owners who wish to learn more about guiding their business and employees through a period of change.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Discuss the critical factors of successful organizational change; - Define the various forms of communication that exist within an organization during periods of change; - Develop change agent skills; - Discuss the key elements necessary to guide employees through periods of organizational change; - Define the importance of stability and the provision of meaningful work during organizational change.


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