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Leading and Managing Change

Leading and Managing Change

@ Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce 40 George Street EDINBURGH Midlothian EH2 2LE

13th January, 2022 09:30-16:30 Training 195.00-250.00

This workshop blends theory and models with real life management experience and practical examples along with group discussions. The focus is on understanding the impact of change, how to develop a change programme/approach that maximises the probability of a successful transformation and manage the human aspects of change.

It will then explore how best to sustain the change/ new way of working and at the same time help you be comfortable with uncertainty, unpredictability and develop a flexible approach. It is an interactive workshop, blending facilitator input and delegate contribution to drive open dialogue and learning.

Learning Outcomes:  
  • How to build your capability and capacity to deal successfully with change and make your team/department more agile
  • Maximising the probability of successful organisational change/ transformation
  • Understanding the human side of change and know how to help people deal more effectively with change
  • Techniques of how to develop and sustain employee commitment and engagement with the change programme
  • How to lead change in unpredictable environments and manage both the people and process aspects ensuring teams / departments are ready for 21st century business
  • Developing and effectively embedding a “Change Culture” within business to reduce stress and tension, whilst creating “Can Do” mentalities

Who should attend? Managers, Directors & Business Owners.  This course is intermediate to advanced level.

Course Director: 
Mark Douglas

  • A superb session that I would highly recommend.’
  • ‘Highly recommend if you are looking to be more effective and influential in the workplace.
  • ‘Great presenter. A worthwhile course to attend A+++.’
  • ‘I very much enjoyed the course. It was clear, relevant and well delivered. Would recommend to others.’
Train your team:
This course can be delivered on site for corporate teams and tailored to your specific requirements. For details contact
The ECC training experience:
  • Expert trainers - Passionate specialists who keep up to date with the latest trends in their field
  • Quality delivery - Trainers are assessed annually on the quality of their delivery and delegate engagement
  • Practical training methods - Theory and practical based training to take back to the office
  • Small class sizes - No more than 15 people to ensure you get the most from our trainers
  • Wide breadth of topics - ECC offer over 40 different essential business training courses covering everything from Leadership and Management through to Digital and International Trade
  • 3 learning levels – Beginner /Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced

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