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Change Management

Change Management

Current Session: April 24, May 10, 17, 31, June 7, July 17, 2024

Mastering Transformation: Leading through Change

This program provides leaders with the necessary knowledge, skills, and tools to effectively lead during times of change. Employing dynamic group exercises, expert-driven discussions and in-depth case studies, the program aims to deliver both a holistic and strategic toolset to leaders looking to fully support their teams through transition. Additionally, access a wealth of valuable resources, tools, and ongoing support, ensuring your capacity to excel in the field of change management well beyond program completion.

Gain Knowledge, Skills, and Tools

Acquire insights for navigating change and hone essential skills crucial for guiding your team through transitions. Equip yourself with cutting-edge tools for successfully navigating dynamic environments.

Empower Your Team Through Seamless Transitions

Learn how to implement proven strategies to lead your team through seamless transitions, maintaining high productivity and morale.

Unleash a Wealth of Resources

Access valuable resources, tap into tools and best practices, and join a community of industry experts for continuous learning and support. Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in an ever-evolving professional landscape.

Be a Force on Monday

Work with faculty and peers to develop a personalized change management plan that you can start implementing right away at your organization.

Who Should Attend

Leaders who are responsible for guiding their teams throughout the entire change process, by successfully navigating the emotional journey each team member will take, and by managing the process of change. The program aims to provide these leaders with the necessary knowledge, skills, and tools to effectively lead during times of change, and to fully support their teams through the transition.

Additional Information
  •  Curriculum can be adapted to the desired learning goals of the audience.
  •  Delivery Mode: In-Person

Program Overview

Pre-Program | April 24, 2024

Ten Day Personal Challenge

Meet virtually with the entire group and the instructor before the first in-person session to develop a personal change management challenge. 

Day 1 | May 10, 2024

Module 2: Understanding Change Dynamics

  • Understand the Nature and Context of Change
  • Understand the Emotional Aspects of Change

Module 3: Becoming Diagnosticians & Educators 

  • Learn how to Diagnose each Stage of Change (The Change Cycle©)
  • Understand Adult Learning
  • Learn how to Educate Team Members and Promote Mindfulness

Day 2 | May 17, 2024

Module 4: Understanding the Process of Change

  • Explore Kotter’s Change Model
  • Establish Change Objectives/Timeline
  • Begin to Develop an Implementation Plan

Module 5: Leading Change Effectively 

  • Understand Psychological Safety
  • Learn Change Communication Strategies
  • Learn how to Foster Commitment and Ownership
  • Begin to Develop a Communication Plan

Day 3 | May 31, 2024

Module 6: Self & Influence

  • Kotter's Steps 5-8
  • Identify Change Leadership Competencies & Determine a Plan for Skill Development
  • Explore how to Build Change Resilience for All

Module 7: Simulation

  • Leading Change

Day 4 | June 7, 2024

Module 8: Sustaining Change and Transformation

  • Identify Ways to Motivate Team Members Throughout the Change
  • Learn how to Sustain Change via Culture Integration
  • Learn how to Evaluate Change Success

Module 9: Understanding Organizational Culture

  • Impact of Culture on Building Change Capabilities


Virtual Project Debrief | July 17, 2024

Meet virtually for 90-minutes with the entire group and the instructor to reflect on your change management challenge.  

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Veronica Barber

Veronica Barber (MS, EdD), is a lecturer and assistant chair of the management department at Bentley University.  She is a promoter of presence-based leadership, life-enriching work, and healthy organizational change. 

Her professional career spans over 30 years in the healthcare and aging services fields, in which she has worked as a Chief Operating Officer for a health system in New York, a Senior Vice President of Human Resources for a national assisted living company, and continues to function as an organizational development consultant, serving clients nationwide.   

Veronica is also an International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Emotional Intelligence (EQ) certified coach. She has helped countless executives across the United States to develop their emotional intelligence competencies, and is actively involved in the coaching community, whereby she assists with the education of coaches and functions as a mentor coach.  

Veronica’s other passions and expertise lie in the areas of leadership, culture, talent management, and leading change.  She holds an international certification in organizational culture assessment and development and is a DISC certified assessor/trainer. Veronica has a doctorate in executive leadership with a research focus on organizational change, a master’s in health services management and a bachelor’s in mathematics.   

Gain a deeper understanding and application of change management

Program Date

Next Session: April 24, 2024

This program is delivered in 4 weekly, full-day and in-person sessions at Bentley University, including 2 pre-program and post-program virtual sessions.

Program Cost: $5,400

  • Program fee includes tuition, meals, and instructional materials.
  • Register 30+ days in advance to receive a 20% discount automatically.
  • Bentley Alumni receive a 50% enrollment discount.

For information regarding the alumni discount, contact:

Bentley University Executive Education

Bentley Refund Policy

Bentley University will grant a full refund for cancellations received at least 30 days before the program start date. A 50% refund will be given for those cancellations made prior to fourteen days of the program start date. No refund will be granted for those cancellations received after that time.

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