Enterprise Agile

Change Management: A Critical Skill That Every Project Manager Needs to be Successful *THIS SESSION IS FULL*

More than 70% of all major transformation efforts fail. Why? Because organizations do not take a consistent, holistic approach to changing themselves, nor do they engage their workforces effectively. As project managers, it is critical that you understand how to successfully lead and manage change. In this session, we will review the Kotter framework for change management and then leverage activities, discussions and sharing of experiences to better understand how to successfully apply it in the real world. “Change is the only constant in life” -Heraclitus

Sarah McKinnon is the Director of Coaching & Learning Solutions at TELUS. Over the past 9 years at TELUS she has worked in Procurement, Process Improvement, People & Culture, and now Broadband Networks. She has ran large-scale transformation programs as well as teams of project managers. Prior to TELUS, Sarah worked for Accenture in their Change Management Consulting Division and supported a variety of programs including mergers & acquisitions, large scale systems implementations, workforce transformations, supply chain optimizations and HR transformations. Although she has held a variety of roles throughout her career, she continues to leverage her change management skills each and every day.
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