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Change is Changing
In our Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world, now, more than ever, the way we manage change is changing.
What was once an abstract process of positioning levers and ticking boxes to manage the change has now become a process of leader led transformation.
A good analogy is the notion of Art over Science. If the Science of change was all about good governance of the change, standardising the process’ and sticking with the discipline of the change process, then the Art of Change is something else altogether.
The Art of Change is leader led. In the past the OD function, or the project change function, largely held by IT, bore a lot of the change responsibility.
Now, the focus is on how the leader in the business can, and should,
drive the change imperative. This is where the Art of Change comes in.
Does your leadership team have the trust of the people to lead through the change? Are they values led? And do they have the engagement of their people?
It is through this lens that Humanity in Business is bringing together an event that helps you, and your leadership team, manage, and lead, the Art of Change.
Join us for a highly interactive day with the presenters as well as practical exercises to help you embed the thought leadership into your workplace.
Managing Director Blue Seed Consulting
CEO, Career Choice Services
Head of Enterprise Investment Services
MD, Transaction Banking Solutions, Institutional Banking & Markets, CBA
|9:00 – 9:10am||
Muneesh Wadhwa. Founder – Humanity in Business
Muneesh will offer his perspective on change from his time leading round tables for the CIO Network. He will also share his perspective on how finding his purpose helped him deal with constant change as an entrepreneur.
Opening Remarks – Damian Menzies, CEO, Choice Career Services
|9:15 – 9:45am||
Peter will be guiding the group learning by facilitating round table discussion and and the event learning objectives delegates are seeking for the day. He will also share his perspective from leading large scale change initiatives for Multi-nationals around the globe over the last 10 years.
|9:45 – 10:30am||
Change Leadership: The old way is dead. The future demands a new way of leading people during changing times.
We’ll be exploring the three key ‘players’ in any organisational system that work to make change happen – Change Architects, Change Enablers, Change Makers. Our panel of business leaders will share stories related to our respective change agenda’s, our personal styles and motivations, and how things go wrong. And from these multiple perspectives, sharing what we’ve learned and how we have (and always can) step up to lead change with wisdom and agility. Some big ideas and funny stories you can expect to hear about:
Expect to be wholeheartedly included and involved in these discussions as we explore different perspectives with a bit of storytelling and a dash of competitive fun. Bring your left and right brain, your mobile device and shining eyes to this session.
Why Is Empathy Needed to Lead Change Successfully?
Leadership is challenging. Leading through change can be even more so! Leading through change requires clarity, communication and trust. It requires Leaders who can tap into the pulse of stakeholders and understand what is driving them. Leaders need Empathy!
|11pm – 11:30am||
Moving to Human Centred Change: Applying Human Centred Design Techniques to Change Design and Delivery
Organisations want to accelerate change, disgruntled employees can derail progress and customers are more vocal about what they want. In Government it is no different. We step inside how Transport for NSW has embraced an approach known as Human Centred Design (HCD) that is enabling rapid change at high rates of return and increasingly engaged employees. Importantly, customer satisfaction results are at an all time high and rising. What is HCD? At its heart is a commitment to designing products, services and experiences in response to the real needs of people. How can you blend HCD into many of the good change methods we all use? Join us for a practical excercise to learn, do and share
|1.00pm – 1.45pm||
Leading Negative Change in a Positive Way
Our working life as we know it will soon be gone….how do we cope?
What were the key leadership challenges for the management team?
Leading Change with Purpose and Emotional Agility
Join us for an innovative, fresh and stimulating discussion around what it takes to lead, implement and embed lasting transformation across organisations through executive influence, a customer centric purpose and emotional agile stakeholder engagement. James Bowtree, Brett Young and Alice Crawley each bring their unique perspective through their combined 65 + years (?) of professional experience in leading transformations and what it takes to truly effect change at all levels of an organisation.
The panel will explore multiple dimensions of meaningful and effective stakeholder engagement; identifying a powerful sense of purpose, the place of behavioural coaching and motivation of leaders, the importance of flexible leadership styles and approaches to change in business, the value of knowing your customer touchpoints and the role of emotional agility when leading change. Emotionally agile stakeholder engagement will build on key themes related to developing a compelling vision, values and how to walk your why in the workplace to support individuals and organisations transform and become more resilient and effective.
What Happens When Change Management Doesn’t Change?
In conversation with Peter Smith Dr Hassner will answer questions regarding her experience on the failings of change management, In this enlightening interview Dr Hassner will share the story of her work across multiple significant Australian business changes and reveal how change management is ripe for disruption because of it’s inherent flaws. A necessary and provocative discussion about the nuts and bolts of real change and how transformation is more easily measured
Impact of Resilience Capability on Change Agility and Performance
In times of increasing uncertainty and persistent change, resilience within an organisation is essential to a sustainable high performance culture. So what is it that makes an organisation and its people resilient? In this session, CEO of Springfox (formally The Resilience Institute), Stuart Taylor will discuss the link between resilience, resilient leadership and the ability to have change agility as a core competency in an organisation.
Stuart will present the results of Springfox’s recent Global Resilience Report which show an increasingly anxious and overloaded modern workforce which isn’t conducive to organisations being as innovative, adaptive and successful as they could be, how building resilience is indeed possible, and how it will have impact.
Attendees will step through a case study where resilience principles have been used to build change agile leaders and a resilient organisation. They will also get to experience a resilience simulation in line with Springfox philosophy.
What Does it Take to Lead Change Successfully?
Vulnerability – Leading Change by Letting Go…
Make Yourself Uncomfortable
|4:30pm – 5pm||
Game of Thrones -A Change Simulation
Put your change management knowledge and skills to the test in this action-packed simulation based in the world of the smash hit Game of Thrones