Enabling Change as a Project Manager (Regardless of the change, the stakeholders, their appetite for change, or yours!)
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- 7:15 AM: Webex Open for Discussion and Networking
- 7:30 AM: Welcome/introductions/announcements
- 7:35 AM Featured Presentation
- 8:30 AM: Adjourn
Change appetites vary, and changes can be hard. But they don’t have to be. Equipped with a few simple concepts, PMs can help enable change in their organizations.
- Defining the terms makes it change simpler.
- A growth mindset helps with any change.
- A people-positive attitude helps with any stakeholder.
- Envisioning change as a journey helps set the stage for the messages we need when going through transition, and helps others hear what they need to hear, right when they need it most.
This engaging look at the processes many people go through around change and the messages that help them move forward will help you look at change a little differently, with the end goal of improving your own ability to help others through the transition process – regardless of the magnitude of the change or the change appetite of those facing it.
By attending this course, participants will:
- Encounter common symptoms of change and transition as well as indicators of change appetite – and what to do about them.
- Explore how your attitude and mindset can be leveraged to help the attitude and mindset of others.
- Gain a simple, easy-to-replicate model that offers both strategies and tactics to help bring those around you through change successfully.
Founder, Owner, Trainer, and Coach
Sinikka Waugh, president and founder of Your Clear Next Step, spends her days helping people have better workdays. Trainer, coach, business leader, and difference-maker, Sinikka is known for consistently helping people improve their emotional intelligence and find innovative ways to solve problems and get things done at work. Putting her background in languages, literature, and project management to good use, since 2006 Sinikka has provided compassionate leadership in transformation initiatives. Her clients value how her results-driven professionalism blends seamlessly with her down-to-earth, “try this now” approach and her relentless passion for helping others achieve even better. Her class participants describe her as energetic and engaging (even over Zoom!). Sinikka holds a BA from Central College, an MA from the University of Iowa, and is a certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute (PMI). Sinikka and her husband Spencer live in Indianola, Iowa with their two teenage daughters. The team at Your Clear Next Step lives the company’s core values of being intentionally reliably useful, approaching problems with creativity and the art of the possible, being positive people-people, and demonstrating humility alongside confidence as they deliver training and coaching to their clients in central Iowa and around the world.
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