CPMS

Canadian Professional
Management Services

Change Management for Managers and Supervisors

Managing Organizational ChangeChange can have a dramatic impact on you and your employees. If handled properly, change can sometimes result in opportunities for growth and development. At other times, change can destroy morale, motivation, and productivity. How you help your employees cope will determine the future success of your organization.

Lessons will be drawn from organizations that have gone through change during traumatic times. Learn the techniques that will help your organization cope with sudden change, and protect your employees from the psychological impact, so that they will be able to respond effectively to, and even thrive in the face of change. Whether change comes gradually or rapidly, you and your organization can be prepared to deal with it.

Program Content

  • Strengthening your employees to deal with change
  • The 6 most common ways downsizing impacts employees and organizations
  • 5 ways leaders can help employees move past anger about change
  • The single most powerful thing to say to help your employees overcome a hurdle
  • Loss of control - how it impacts employees adjusting to change
  • When and how to take responsibility during times of change
  • Reducing anxiety during stressful times
  • Using change as an opportunity for organizational growth

Quiz

  1. Which 3 factors increase resilience to stress in teams and organizations?
  2. What percentage of companies are better off 3 years after re-organizing?
  3. T/F: Violating expensive labour contracts during a crisis results in long-term profitability.
  4. What is The Dirty Dozen and how does it impact your employees?
  5. T/F: Centralized decision making and rigid job descriptions help a company weather a crisis.
  6. T/F: Organizations that change effectively over the long-term emphasize growth over developing competency
  7. Which of the following can weaken an organization’s ability to deal with change 
  8. a) having a wide variety of people 
  9. b) striving for zero mistakes 
  10. c) a desire to master new situations
  11. T/F: Companies that focus more on the bottom-line than being virtuous come out of a major change in good financial health.
  12. T/F: Organizations can strengthen themselves to deal with change by fairly ordinary means, rather than needing charismatic leaders.

General Information

Why should you attend?
  • Small interactive hands-on programs
  • Role-playing and simulation of real workplace situations
  • Group activities, open discussions and case studies
  • Experienced program presenters who are leaders in their field
  • Practical content and information that you can use in your everyday work environment
  • You will not be pressured to purchase books or videos as all program materials are provided at no additional cost
  • Program satisfaction guaranteed!
Who Should Attend?
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Human resources and Labour relations specialists
  • Directors and board members
  • Administrators
  • Members of the negotiations team
  • Future managers, supervisors and those in leadership positions
General Program Information
  • Program materials will be provided
  • Certificates will be presented upon completion of the program

Upcoming Dates & Locations

London
February 11, 12, 13

Hamilton
February 20, 21, 22

Saskatoon
February 27, 28, March 1

Victoria
March 4, 5, 6

Edmonton
March 11, 12, 13

Kelowna
March 13, 14, 15

Prince George
March 20, 21, 22

Vancouver
March 25, 26, 27

Winnipeg
March 27, 28, 29

Toronto
April 1, 2, 3

Regina
April 3, 4, 5

Calgary
April 8, 9, 10