This course teaches leaders and managers how to manage the internal transition process, the human process that has been repeatedly identified as the missing link in failed change efforts in business. For over 30 years, William Bridges Transition Model has provided individuals and organizations across sectors with a framework and tools that enable them to successfully embrace change.

Who Should Attend

Leaders and managers who are responsible for implementing and facilitating change within their organizations and who want to gain the skills necessary for leading their organization and teams through a successful transition process.

Benefits and Outcomes

  • Enhance the ability of leading oneself and others through difficult change initiatives
  • Understand the critical elements for driving successful change
  • Develop coaching skills to create a change-ready culture in your organization
  • Learn how to create and implement effective transition strategies
  • Decrease the negative effects of change on individuals and groups

Program Curriculum

Unit 1: Change versus Transition

  • Managing the human side of change
  • Change versus transition
  • The three phases of transition

Unit 2: Locating People in Transition

  • GRASS: the internal signs of transition
  • Transition and performance

Unit 3: Managing the Ending Phase

  • Strategies to manage endings and losses
  • Loss analysis

Unit 4: Leading in the Neutral Zone

  • Leading people through the neutral zone
  • Improving communication 
  • Temporary solution analysis
  • Enhancing creativity and learning

Unit 5: Supporting New Beginning

  • Strategies for new beginnings
  • The seven principles of transition management

Unit 6: Case Study

  • Transition interventions

Unit 7: Action Plan and Resources

  • Your action plan
  • Using transition monitoring teams