Leading Change, Transitions, and People

Course Number: CERT X389

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Change is an inevitable fact of life, and it is often overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be: change can be anticipated, managed, supported, and successfully executed. 

This course will provide you with the insights and tools you need to guide your team or organization through change. You will learn how to lead yourself and your people through the transition periods that accompany change, whether it is self-initiated or imposed. You’ll focus on human motivations, human behavior, and organizational dynamics to make change easier and more practical.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • understand the differences between change and transition.
  • use Kotter's eight steps to lead change effectively.
  • formulate effective ways to recognize, prevent, and manage problems related to change management.
  • describe ways to increase employees’ readiness and willingness to change.