Leading Change

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Start Date: 09 May 2018

Start Time: 6:15 PM

End Time: 8:00 PM

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Capacity: 50

Venue: John Leggott College West Common Lane N. Lincs, Scunthorpe, DN17 1DS › View map

Admission price: Free

Change and innovation are an inevitable part of organisational life, perhaps through changes in legislation, or the need for continuous improvement, increasing efficiencies and staying ahead of the competition. But change in itself is often challenging; there may be many different elements involved, such as people, politics, organisational structure, resistance and conflict. Leaders and managers need to be able to effectively manage change - managing day to day operations whilst also planning for and anticipating the future, and also effectively lead and support others through the change process.

This interactive and informative session will provide you with insight from a psychological perspective regarding how individuals perceive and respond to change, and will also introduce a model of change; a framework to help you understand and manage change effectively within your own organisation through a focus on achieving buy-in and behavioural change.

Amanda is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and consultant, based in North Yorkshire. Amanda worked for 10 years in a consultancy role for a global engineering and design firm before making the jump to set up her own consultancy business at the end of 2014. 

Amanda works across a diverse client base including healthcare, sports, education, transport (highways, rail, aviation), utilities, nuclear, pharmaceutical, financial and manufacturing, and her work focuses on supporting individuals, teams and organisations to improve their performance. 

Many of Amanda’s projects involve supporting organisations through change, for example working through cultural and organisational change and providing expertise to support the change process, for example in selection and assessment, training and facilitation, organisational and job design, and creating and promoting high performing teams, As a qualified coach, Amanda also works closely with individuals to support them in working through both personal and work focused change.

Since making the move into self-employment, Amanda now finds it easier to achieve a work-life balance, and enjoys spending time with her family, exercise classes, and working with the local primary school as a Parent Governor.

Facilities

  • Buffet
  • Disabled access
  • Parking
  • Visual display
  • Wifi

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