Managing Change Seminar – Friday 24th May 2013

Managing Change Seminar –  8am to 1pm Friday May 24th, Sandymount Hotel,  €50.00

 Georoid Hardy will run a course on Managing Change in the Workplace. The course will take place from 8am to 1pm on Friday 24th May in the Sandymount Hotel, Herbert Rd, D4.  This course introduces participants from all disciplines to the fundamental skills of understanding how to deal with change. It has been developed against the backdrop of a world of uncertainty and rapid change. How can you lead change and not be dragged along by it?

If you would like to attend this seminar please email [email protected]

Brief Course description

This course introduces participants from all disciplines to the fundamental skills of understanding how to
deal with change. It has been developed against the backdrop of a world of uncertainty and rapid change.
How can you lead change and not be dragged along by it? It is focused on the practical application of
learning for transfer into the workplace.

Aims
To understand change
To have the tools to promote change
How to deal with and cope with change
Seeing the value in change

Participants will benefit by
Gaining skills for managing self and others through the change process
Understanding the resisters to change and how to deal with them
Developing a set of skills to manage change
Practicing skills and tactics through case-studies, exercises and role-plays
Receiving feedback on their skills
Having an opportunity to take a balcony perspective bys taking yourself out of the dance, in your mind, even if only for a moment’

Objectives
By the end of this workshop / course participants will have developed skills to:
Manage the resistance to change
Understand the different drivers for change
Recognising the key people issues in change
Identify how different personalities cope / don’t cope with change
Introduction to a number of diagnostic and change models
Assess if business is ready for change
Become change leaders
Stand back and diagnose the situation
Identify sources of resistance to change
Early Engagement: Diagnosis – The Challenge of Getting it Right

Interaction on course
All participants will get the opportunity to bring along a real challenge that they face in the area of change.
They will have a panel review and advise them on how best to deal with that challenge.

Who should attend?
If you want answers and strategies on how to deal with the following questions, then this course is for you:
What was wrong with the way we were?
Who Decided?
What is going to happen to me?
How did we decide to make this change?

Anybody who wants to be more effective in managing change.. This course is aimed at busy business people
who want to spend more time working on their business and not being dragged along by it.

About the trainer:

Gearóid Hardy

Business & Management development Consultant

Gearóid is a successful business leader with a passion for developing individual talent and business potential.
He is a highly experienced management and business development consultant with over 30 year’s experience.
Gearóid works with organisations and senior management teams to help them rethink their strategies and
develop their businesses in an ever changing environment. He has developed and mentored on a number of
Business Development and Planning courses over the years for owner managers and SME’s. He has mentored
over 40 owner managers in recent years.

He brings a variety of experience and knowledge from his years of implementing real change, consultancy
and adjunct lecturing on an international basis. He has enabled clients to succeed in Ireland, the UK, Poland,
Bahrain, Jordan, Hong Kong and the US. He is a driven business leader always looking for innovative business
outcomes. He is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Smurfit Graduate School of Business UCD, the Leadership Institute
at the RCSI and the National College of Ireland.

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