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University of Edinburgh Business School Masterclass on Leading Strategic Change – 21/22 April 2015

Posted: 9th December 2014

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Understanding how to lead strategic change has become a vital skill for leaders in private, public and non-profit organisations. Despite this, the processes that lead to effective transformation are frequently ill-understood, resulting in the failure rate of planned changes exceeding 70%. Consequently, those who are able to engage effectively with change and provide leadership clarity are highly valued. This two-day programme will equip you with the skills required to evaluate why change is needed, develop change programmes that can be implemented effectively, and create an environment in which new practices and processes can be sustained. The programme will draw heavily on real-world experiences and case studies that will showcase more and less-effective ways to approach change, and provide a toolkit of experiential exercises that will be useful in implementing future change initiatives.

The masterclass is delivered by Professor John Amis, Chair in Strategic Management and Organisation, University of Edinburgh Business School

Who should attend?

Members of private, public, and non-profit organisations who are interested in learning more about how to lead change in their organisations and/or groups.


£895.  Tea and Coffee breaks and lunch on both days is provided as well as all course materials, and a formal dinner at the end of day 1.  There is a 20% discount for University of Edinburgh Alumni and staff – please contact: for more details.

To find out more and to register please click here

If you have any queries about the masterclass then please contact:  or to see other Executive Education activities available at the University of Edinburgh Business School, please click here

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