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Tel: 909.702.8546

 

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Leadership Development Workshop

Duration: 5 Days

Workshop size:  5 to 15 participants

You can learn how to effectively engage your team by focusing on your team leadership development. Leadership development is needed to successfully take charge of your team in today's business world. This corporate training program will teach you how to stop managing and start leading; and, as a result, make you a vital part to your organization's future. Investing in leadership training will help build your team's management fundamentals.  By taking this corporate leadership program you will become an engaging manager that creates confident, inspired, empowered, and enthusiastic teams. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Build effective coaching techniques

  • Master problem analysis and decision-making

  • Effectively communicate change

  • Strengthen listening skills

  • Recognize team success with enthusiasm

  • Learn the 8-step delegation process

 

Who Should Attend:

This workshop is appropriate for leaders in a wide range of industries, functional areas, and levels, such as

  • Healthcare

  • Manufacturing

  • Service industries

  • Non-financial and financial professionals

  • Operations

  • Business process functional areas (e.g. HR, IT, Finance, etc.)

Course Customizations and Durations: VRI offers fully customizable Workshops to fit any industry or schedule. 

Successful Change Management Effort Needs
Employee Engagement and Participation
Change Management Workshop Intermediate

Duration: 2 Days

Workshop size:  10 to 20 participants,

This workshop provides insights in the different theories related to (organisational) change as well as practical tools and templates that can be used to manage change. In addition, participants will work in break-out groups on a case study related to a large organisational transformation to identify the best-fit change approach. This will help them to better understand the critical components of change management as well as design practical interventions focussed on minimizing resistance and maximizing buy-in.

Learning Objectives:

The workshop is focused on increasing the understanding of all aspects of organisational change as well as what effective ways are to manage change, increase buy-in to change and minimize resistance to change within an organisation.

  • Gain understanding of different theories behind (organisational) change

  • Learn how to create a case for change

  • Gain understanding of success factors of organisational change

  • Learn how to design a best-fit change approach

  • Get to know tools, templates and instruments that will help to deal with change

  • Learn to create the right infrastructure for change management

  • Practice with managing change by means of case studies

 Who Should Attend:

Any professional who currently is / or soon will be dealing with significant organisation change.

Course Customizations and Durations: VRI offers fully customizable Workshops to fit any industry or schedule. 

Successful Change Management Effort Needs
Structured Change Management Approach
Change Mgmt. thru the DMAIC Phases Workshop

Duration: 2 Days

Workshop size:  5 to 15 participants,

This workshop introduces the principles and basic tools of Change Management because Lean Six Sigma projects are Change projects – they change the way the process is currently performed and therefore change what the people working in and supporting the process do. The power of the DMAIC approach will overcome even problems which were previously thought to be beyond resolution but in many environments getting people to buy-in to the new way can be a considerable challenge. 

The course will help enable you to be an effective manager of change and achieve the full potential of your project. When change management is done well, people feel engaged in the change process and work collectively towards a common objective, realising benefits and delivering results.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how change happens in organisations

  • Understand the culture of your organisation and how you need to manage change within this context

  • Understand your role as a change agent

  • Understand your preferred styles and be able to use appropriate interpersonal skills to engage with, influence and help others to accept change

  • Practice how to overcome resistance to change from others in a safe environment

  • Lead change, facilitating and maximising the effectiveness of your project team

  • Deploy a comprehensive Change Management toolkit which enables you to win commitment to your project in a format that seamlessly integrates with the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC approach

 Who Should Attend:

All Change Agents, Lean Six Sigma Project Champions, Black Belts, Green Belts and Lean Six Sigma project team members, Lean Practitioners, Project Managers, CI Practitioners, Deployment Leaders

Course Customizations and Durations: VRI offers fully customizable Workshops to fit any industry or schedule. 

Successful Change Management Effort Needs
Engagement and Integration with
Project Management

Change Management WORKSHOPS

Our Change Management Workshop Program(s) are leading examples in enterprise learning and provide a comprehensive, flexible approach to building a portfolio of integrated skills for change management and effective leadership. Our training teams through their vast experience to deliver flexible programing designed to merge, reorganize, introduce a new ideas or systems, processes or roles. The result is a strategic approach to planning for and implementing organizational change.

 

We are an acknowledged leader and innovator in enterprise learning. We have business, industry, training and technology skills unmatched in the marketplace.

 
Intro to Change Management Workshop

Duration: 1 Days

Workshop size:  10 to 20 participants,

Build trust, commitment, and positive results through any change initiative.

Organizational change is constant. And yet many people react to change with denial or resistance. As a change leader, your ability to help people overcome their reactions and get onboard with new initiatives is critical to your success. In this one-day workshop, you’ll gain practical tools that will enable you to manage reactions to change and communicate in a manner that inspires followership and optimal productivity through any change initiative.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand your role as a change leader

  • Get clear on your own reaction to change as well as the reaction of those you work with

  • Appreciate why others may react negatively to change and how best to respond

  • Adapt your communication style to gain buy-in and support from others toward change initiatives

  • Increase the readiness to embrace change and overcome resistance in your work environment

Who Should Attend:

Supervisors, Team Leaders and Managers responsible for implementing change initiatives within their organization.

Course Customizations and Durations: VRI offers fully customizable Workshops to fit any industry or schedule. 

Successful Change Management Effort Needs
Active & Visible Executive Sponsorship
 
Executive & Leadership Change Mgmt. Workshop

Duration: 4 Days

Workshop size: 10 to 20 participants,

This hands-on international executive program is designed to provide a clear understanding of the capabilities needed to address the strategic and tactical aspects of change, and the business processes required to undertake them. The result: a learning organization ready to master its competitive edge.

Learning Objectives:

  • Assess your personal readiness towards change management capabilities.

  • Discover the main barriers that may derail your organization during change processes. 

  • Identify the change anti-values and barriers that could prevent you from obtaining the best return for your organization.

  • Gear up your leadership skills as a change process agent and leader.

  • Acquire disruptive thinking techniques, for you and your team, to create and promote change.

  • Determine the resources needed for any organizational change project.

  • Differentiate among the different types of change required to reinforce and accelerate the path towards competitive advantage.

 Who Should Attend:

The workshop has been designed to improve the leadership capabilities and skills of professionals who detect the need or are immersed in change processes within their organizations, including: mergers or acquisitions integrations, implantation of IT solutions, strategic or operational management shifts, to just name a few.

The program is oriented towards a multidisciplinary, cross-industry and international audience. The program is particularly targeted at, but not limited to:

  • CEOs.

  • Managing Directors.

  • Senior and General Managers.

  • Divisional and Functional Managers.

  • Business Development Managers.

  • Strategy Consultants.

  • Chief Project Officers and Project Managers.

  • M&A Managers.

  • Human Resource Department Heads.

Course Customizations and Durations: VRI offers fully customizable Workshops to fit any industry or schedule. 

Successful Change Management Effort Needs
Frequent and Open Communication About the Change and the Need for Change
 
 
 
Workplace Learning Workshops & Short Courses

 

At VRI we pride ourselves on our flexible approach to collaborate with our clients to develop a specific training solutions that are aligned with their unique needs. We leverage our extensive knowledge and experience with best practices while customizing our solutions to form a focused approach that can truly come to life within your organization. Our experience proves that the programs with the greatest impact and traction are developed uniquely for a corporation.

 

Below are some of our "Out-of-the-Box Solutions" that can be taught as-is or further customized to suit your needs. We ensure that we will deliver to you;

 

  • A course curriculum designed to improve performance and inspire employees

  • A program designed to focus on developing a specific skills 

  • A leadership/mentoring or coaching solution customized to fit the needs of your business

Workshop Duration: 1 - 5 Days

Workshop size:  5 to 20 participants (Additional class sizes can be accommodated)

  • Achieving Career Success 

  • Conflict Resolution and Confrontation Management Training      

  • Successfully Managing People

  • Coaching Skills for Effective Leadership

  • Motivating, Coaching, Counselling & Mentoring

  • How to Become a Better Communicator

  • Time and Task Management

  • Critical Thinking & Effective Decision making

  • How to Negotiate with Vendors and Suppliers

  • Developing a Professional Presence  

  • Essentials of Credibility, Composure and Confidence  

  • Managing Emotions and Thriving Under Pressure 

  • Precision Thinking and Problem-solving Skills  

  • Effective Performance Management  

  • Best Practices for the multi-Project Manager

  • Create a Project Schedule that Actually Works

  • Preparing for Leadership

  • Executive Core Qualifications  

  • How to Excel at Managing and Supervising Employees 

  • Management Boot Camp 101

  • Engaging a Multi Generational Workforce

  • Strategic Planning: From Vision to Action

Short Courses: All short courses are 1/2 day in length

Workshop size:  5 to 20 participants (Additional Class sizes can be accommodated)

  • Ethics in the Workspace

  • Conflicting Personalities in the Workspace

  • Professionalism in the Workspace

  • Conflict Management and Negotiating Skills in the Workspace

  • Effective Communication Skills in the Workspace

  • Assertive Communication: Building a Stronger Voice

  • Creative Problem Solving in the Workspace

  • Handling Difficult Situations with Confidence

  • Dealing with Change in the Workspace

  • Leading through Change

  • Creative Leadership Training

  • Effective Performance Management

  • Difficult Behaviors in the Workspace (employee version) 

  • Difficult Behaviors in the Workspace (manager version)

  • Respect in the Workplace (employee version)

  • Respect in the Workplace (manager version)

  • How to Deliver Termination News

  • Supporting a Co-Worker Through Difficult Times

  • Collaboration at Work: Building Solid Bridges

  • Coaching and Team Building skills for Managers and Supervisors

  • Enhancing your Team for Success: Combining Strategy and Teamwork

  • Good Working Relationships in the Workspace

  • Time Management on the Fly

Contact Us for Additional Information (pricing, additional programming, customization or course development)

Successful Change Management Effort Needs
Impactful Workplace Programing
Behaviour Mgmt. thru the DMAIC Phases Workshop

Duration: 2 Days

Workshop size:  5 to 15 participants,

The course is designed for managers and consultants who are responsible and will be seeking to implement sustainable for change within the organization and Lean Six Sigma. The key for this is changing habits. Worldwide research has shown that Lean Six Sigma implementations fail quickly if insufficient attention is paid to the behavioral component in the change process. A good way to address this is through a combination of Lean Six Sigma knowledge and Behaviour management.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants learn to make analysis to identify causes and consequences of current behavior.

  • Increase impact on employees

  • Change behaviour faster

  • Ensure that behavioural change is sustainable, so that the efficiency of the Lean Six Sigma implementation is higher

  • Performance is measurable

  • Increase job satisfaction

 Who Should Attend:

Executives and Lean Six Sigma Green Belts, Black Belts and Master Black Belts

Course Customizations and Durations: VRI offers fully customizable Workshops to fit any industry or schedule.