Leading Through Change is a two-day program that introduces participants to a new way of responding to the increasingly complex nature of change in today's fast-paced business environment. The highly interactive program includes small team learning engagements where participants acquire knowledge together, applying the frameworks and concepts to real-life situations while also emphasizing a sense of accountability.
First, the program accelerates leaders' capacity to lead by teaching them to:
Second, the program leverages the participants' ability to lead complex change by:
Students who complete this program in conjunction with Cultivating a Strategic Mindset for Growth, a three-day program, will earn a Certificate in Business Leadership from The University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.
Leading Through Change is structured to offer an intensive, two-day session, giving participants an opportunity to apply key methodologies and leadership techniques presented in the program to real-world challenges.
The program provides participants with an innovative, cutting-edge approach to change leadership, including:
Program participants leave with a new framework for leadership, a Personal Change Response Plan with specific measurable steps to help them achieve their personal leadership goals, and specific strategies to more effectively lead change with the teams they lead.
Leading Through Change is jointly taught by two leading UGA faculty with extensive experience in helping companies develop stronger leaders who can guide their organizations to better performance:
There isn't an organization out there that has escaped the challenge, and sometimes even trauma, of change. It's time for a new leadership development approach that can really help people adapt to these challenges.
Karl Kuhnert, PhD Chair, Industrial Organizational Psychology Program
Karl Kuhnert is the Director, Gwinnett Industrial-Organizational Master Program in the Psychology Department.
Wendy Ruona is Associate Professor, of Human Resources and Organizational Development