An introduction to change management

Free Online Workshop | Exclusive for Public Servants and Policymakers


Online parliaments. Virtual innovation labs. Remote voting systems. Public servants around the globe have had to adapt to new ways of working in light of the recent Covid-19 pandemic.

Now more than ever, people working in government are faced with navigating constant change and transformation. As a result, it is increasingly important that public servants are able to anticipate, manage and respond to change.

Join this free online workshop to hear from public servants experienced in change management. You’ll discover the practical tools and strategies you need to help you overcome resistance to change and increase resilience at an individual and team level.

What you’ll learn:

  • What change management really means
  • How to anticipate, react to, and drive change yourself
  • How people respond to change and how you can best support them
  • How to manage resistance from stakeholders and team members
  • Common mistakes to avoid when undertaking a transformation initiative

Who you’ll hear from:

Miki Stricker-Talbot is a Strategic Design & Integrated Strategic Development Intrapreneur at the City of Edmonton. Miki works to make positive social change by addressing systemic barriers and leveraging organisational opportunities. She is an Unlearning Facilitator with the School for Social Entrepreneurs Canada and a Global Fellow with the League of Intrapreneurs. Miki is also the co-founder of the United Network for Innovative Change-agents Organizing to Realize New Strategies and is the co-convener of the SDX Community of Practice.

Brian Elms is the Innovation Practice Lead at the Change and Innovation Agency. Brian is the author of the bestselling book Peak Performance and is the former Director of Peak Academy and Analytics for the City and County of Denver. He specialises in government innovation and process improvement with more than 15 years of experience providing management expertise to government agencies, elected officials, trade associations, and nonprofits.

OL Jonatan Beun is the former Director for Capability Building and Innovation of the Government Lab of Argentina, Cabinet Office. Currently, he is a Professor of Innovation and Behavioral Design at Torcuato Di Tella University and the Academic Director of the Applied Behavioral Design Program at the Catholic University of Argentina. Moreover, he is part of the Advisory Board of Apolitical and is a member of Global Shapers (World Economic Forum).

Who should watch:

Anyone looking to gain an understanding of change management and improve their ability to navigate change and transformation.

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