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Communication objectives plan

Ensure all communication are aligned with the objectives of your project. The Communication objectives plan...

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Managing resistance worksheet

Ensure leaders and managers identify the primary reasons their people resist change and plan how...

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Project planning worksheet template

This template illustrates how a change initiative is planned as a project and the ways...

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Benefits measurement planning template

This tool ensures you proactively conduct benefits analysis and identify leading and lagging measures of...

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Coaching using G.R.O.W. template

Equip managers and leaders to effectively coach employees using the proven G.R.O.W. model for coaching....

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Stakeholder training needs analysis template

Analyzing the training needs of stakeholders is an important step in devising a change management...

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Cultural analysis template

Better understand the culture of the group impacted by your project by considering the various...

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Resistance contingency planning matrix template

Enables you to identify likely forms of resistance to your project, assess the damaging impact...

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Sponsor roadmap

The consistent involvement of senior sponsors is the most important determinant of project change management...

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Sponsorship style assessment

Encourage senior leaders sponsoring your project to reflect on their personal style and the way...

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Featured Training Modules

Containing everything you need to run engaging training workshops for your people - either face-to-face or online. Each module features a comprehensive facilitation guide, video, implementation tools and learning handouts.

Measuring Change Effectiveness

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Learning & Coaching as Change Enablers

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Culture and Change

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Managing Resistance

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Four Common Responses to Change

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Inspiring Action not Despair

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Accommodating Different Communication Styles

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Telling Stories

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Choosing Communication Channels

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Creating a Communication Strategy

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What is Change Management?

Change management is an approach to moving organizations and their stakeholders, in an organized manner, from their current state to a desired future state. Effective change management tries to do so in a manner which causes the least resistance and therefore is the most likely to succeed.

Who is responsible for managing change?

  • Project managers
  • Business-as-usual managers
  • Senior leaders / sponsors
  • Frontline staff

Change management benefits

  • Maximise adoption of your new project, system or structure
  • Minimise resistance, anxiety, stress and conflict
  • Ensure the benefits of your project are fully realised
  • Mitigate risks of project failure
  • Maintain employee morale
  • Everyone knows what's happening and is empowered to take positive actions

How can I manage change?

  • Consider the people side of things when you're planning changes
  • Follow a change management methodology
  • Use our tools & templates when planning your projects
  • Increase awareness about the need to manage changes
  • Teach leaders to be be more 'change aware'
  • Recognise that people respond differently to change
  • Encourage transformational leadership
  • Consider workplace well-being

What people say about Change Activation

Who we support

Frontline & middle managers, senior leaders

  • Access change management resources on demand
  • Self-service tools & templates
  • Learning videos & reading guides

Change management
consultants & practitioners

  • Can ensure managers have have access to appropriate change leadership resources
  • Empowered to act more strategically and in an advisory capacity

Project, HR, organizational development teams

  • Integrate change processes into projects
  • Utilize change learning programming
  • Strategic uplift of organizational change ability

Used by leading organizations worldwide

Compatible with all change methodologies and models

Compatibility

Change Activation training modules are methodology agnostic and support all change management models. A compatibility guide maps which of the Change Activation training modules can be used to support the stages of all methodologies.

Methodologies include ADKAR, AIM, BCG Change Delta, Bridges Leading Transition, Change Leader's Roadmap, GE CAP, Kotter, Kubler Ross Change Curve, Kurt Lewin, LaMarsh, PCI, Prosci and the Viral Change Roadmap.