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Leading Through Change

Course description

Flinders University is undergoing significant change structurally, culturally and operationally.  Leading and managing this change is a significant challenge for those in leadership positions.

This topic comprises 2 x 3hr workshops held 3 weeks apart:

Workshop 1 will focus on the strategic aspects of leading through change.

Workshop 2 will focus on managing teams and maintaining personal well-being during the change process.

This course will be presented by Kathryn McEwen, a registered psychologist with more than 24 years experience in organisational psychology, executive coaching and human resource consulting.  Her profile can be viewed at www.kathrynmcewen.com

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Kathryn McEwen
Flinders University

Who should attend

This workshop series is specifically designed to provide practical strategies and support for managers. 

What you will learn

Workshop 1: Strategic aspects of leading through change:

  • The role of the leader during change;
  • Effective communication and consultation processes;
  • Recognition and engagement of key stakeholders;
  • Anticipating and planning for obstacles and set-backs;
  • Staff transition through change.

Workshop 2: Managing teams and maintaining personal well-being during the change process: 

  • Opportunity to reflect on leader experiences in implementing the ideas explored in Workshop 1;
  • Ways of maintaining personal and team resilience during the pressure and difficulties of transition;
  • Techniques to address team issues that arise as staff move through multiple levels of change;
  • Developing teams that are 'change-ready'.