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2-Day Lean Change Agent: London
Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 9:00 AM – Fri, Dec 9, 2016, 6:00 PM GMT
Change Agents are extraordinary individuals with en entrepreneurial heart, a visionary mind and the courage to stand up to the status quo. They are motivated to bring about improvement in their lives, their organizations, and their communities.
Overcoming this challenge without giving up to frustration requires innovative tools and techniques. A supercharged tool belt of lessons learned in the field distilled into tools and techniques specially tailored to bringing about change in any environment. We call these our weapons of mass disruption and planned innovation.
Lean Change is an iterative, non-linear, feedback-driven approach particularly suited to fast-paced agile environments. Discover the model, tools and techniques required to successfully deliver change at speed.
Who should attend the workshop?
Activists who envision a better working environment, a more productive life, less personal conflict, and who wish to be part of something bigger. You should attend only if you are willing to be an active part of the construction of a better tomorrow.
Directly relevant to all managers, change management professionals, agile coaches, team leads, and specially those who want to effect meaningful change in their organizations.
But I am not an upper manager in my organization!!!
Worried you don’t have enough clout? This is a common fear generated from decades of hierarchical management programming. Forget everything you thought you knew about change management and learn to make a difference in your immediate network.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead
What you willl learn
- How to blend practices from Agile and Change Management
- How to create a change framework that is tailored to your unique environment
- How to create lightweight change canvases that are strategic and tactical
- How to co-create change by applying lean startup thinking and brain science
- To have a new perspective on traditional change models
- Personal strategies for working with uncertainty and change resistance
A different kind of change
At this point, you must have realized that you can’t change other people. What you can change is your own behavior and the influence you have over others. Lean Change is based on Lean Startup principles, blended with some of the traditional change models and embellished with cool brain science. It takes an entire new perspective on the focus of control of change. Instead of controlling the outcomes, it simply controls the progress accumulated by experiments.
Lean Startup is based on having visible informational radiators (canvases) and experimenting with value propositions that deliver benefit to an end customer. Lean Change embraces this approach to change, since experimentation reflects our natural learning. And all transformation should be about delivering value!
There are two key principles underlying Lean Change: you can’t control the way people are going to respond to change; and people are more likely to be happy if they have a hand in designing the change.
This kind of empowerment to “change outside of the box” is exactly what Lean Change Management is all about. To recognize organizations as social networks which are complex adaptive systems, which will kill the spirit and product frustration if members feel hollow and devoid of meaning. No matter whether you are a human resources manager, scrum master, product owner, software developer or writer, you will leave empowered to change the world around you.