Executive Change Management

The environment of a company is changing. Faster and faster. The concepts and strategies of the company are then also changed. Faster and faster. For executives, this means that they themselves, as well as their employees, must be fit for change – a major challenge for change management. 3 days.


Change is coming to you and your employees. Sooner or later. Most likely, the majority of your employees will be against it, or at least not in favor of it. You will not be able to implement the changes on your own; you need your team to do it. What do you do? How do you manage the change, together and not against the people affected? How can change management help you? We will show you in this intensive program. Concisely. To the point. With actionable insights and instruments.

Who should attend

  • Executives who want to acquire special competence in managing change processes
  • Top performers who want to make themselves fit for change and are looking for ways to actively affirm and implement change together with their key employees
  • Leaders who want to prepare their team for major changes and proactively shape change and change processes together with their employees

Areas of Focus

Making Sense of Change Management

  • How change is perceived by employees
  • Fear and resistance as a normal reaction
  • Intensity of change in the company
  • The normal change: harmless
  • Social change: considerable stress potential
  • Strategic change: the big disaster for many people
  • Resilience as the key to managing change

Leading Complex Change and Continuous Transformation

  • New strategies, new structures, new capabilities: When old is no longer enough for the future
  • New owners, new values, new culture: When what has been right for many years suddenly no longer counts
  • New management: When past performance and commitment are no longer appreciated.
  • Organizational stress: When entire teams, departments and divisions are thrown into fear and turmoil.
  • Constant change: Activating energies and forces
  • The executive as change manager
  • How the executive can deal with change
  • How to initiate change
  • How those affected should be involved in the process of change
  • What insights modern change management offers
  • How to meet the demands on one's own leadership skills
  • How to get change projects back on track

Tools and Techniques of Organizational Change

  • Diagnostic tools: identify challenges early and address them proactively
  • Stakeholder analysis and involvement: Who is involved?
  • How is commitment ensured? Who has the power?
  • Change strategy and planning
  • Phases of change, change processes
  • Tools to create commitment and identification for the new
  • Effective communication: giving clarity and trust, clarifying roles and mission
  • Personality typologies and how they deal with change
  • Dealing with resistance, conflicts and crises
  • Ensuring the necessary empowerment
  • Ensuring implementation and follow-up