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With continued economic challenges for businesses, this workshop will support you to manage the process of change and how you can engage your workforce to adapt better to changes within the business.


We will provide you with top tips to understand the impact of change on the workforce and how you can adapt business practices for unexpected events with positivity, enthusiasm and a growth mindset. We will also identify tools and techniques to assess your readiness for change and how you can manage this effectively and efficiently.

The workshop will focus on key topics, such as why change happens and how to plan for expected and unexpected changes that can impact your business and your workforce. We will identify the micro and macro environments to understand the types of business challenges that managers need to respond to.

Using a solution-focused approach to navigate change and to help your workforce adjust is critical to the success of any change programme. We will explore how to manage the process of change from plan to successful implementation to ensure the workforce is supported as the business continues to grow. We will cover the impacts of change on people; working through the change ‘curve’ to overcome resistance and embracing change with positivity.

You will leave the workshop with a change management toolbox and a workforce that can understand, accept and move on from change.

Change can feel overwhelming with managers not knowing where to start – this workshop will provide examples of how to prepare and structure the change process using tried and tested models. Attendees will explore how to be more confident in responding positively to change with knowledge how to manage the impact of change on their workforce. 

This workshop will not be recorded. 


Meet Your Trainers

Clare Davis

From finding finance solutions to writing board-level recommendations, Clare has enjoyed working with SME's across a variety of sectors for over 15 years. Stemming from a background in retail banking, she was a Bank Manager with business lending responsibilities for 7 years.  Clare is experienced in working with SME’s from young to mature, from small to large and all the highs and lows in between. Clare has a very good understanding of senior-level people management having managed Operational staff and Managers in succession across two retail banking branches. 


People Power Series  

Delivered by the GM Business Growth Hub Workforce Development Team, this series of webinars will give insight, inspiration, and direction to ignite the power of your people. Open to all Greater Manchester’s businesses, it’s a not to be missed series about powering up your business from top to bottom. These workshops can be attended as standalone sessions, but the greatest value is gained from attending the series.

17th September: Elevate and Engage - Strategies for Transformative Employee Engagement
24th September: People and Performance Management
1st October: Management Development – Developing Middle/Junior Managers
8th October: Recruitment and Onboarding – Getting it Right First Time


As this workshop is fully-funded, businesses are subject to funders' eligibility criteria. If your place is confirmed, you will receive an email from us with further details.
Greater Manchester Clients Only
Small and medium-sized enterprise, or large business
Social enterprises where these engage in economic activity

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