New Management Concepts Courses for Senior Leaders Address Challenges of Organizational Transformation

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Three new Management Concepts courses guide Senior Federal Leaders through best practices in Leading Organizational Transformation. A unique one-day-per month schedule over four months links executive expertise with collegial dialogue and real-time practice.

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Cultural transformation is one of the most difficult and misunderstood responsibilities of senior leadership in organizations..."

Management Concepts announces three courses focusing on Leading Organizational Transformation developed exclusively to meet needs of senior government leaders. Courses include Leading Cultural Transformation, Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing, and Leading Complex Change. To accommodate senior leaders’ schedules and enable them to adapt best practices between the sessions, the courses—all four days in length—will be delivered one day per month for four consecutive months.

Leading Cultural Transformation focuses on transforming an organization’s culture through an intentional, masterful approach to sustained evolution. Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing develops the skills necessary to build collaborative, knowledge-sharing practices within organizations from a communication and leadership perspective. Leading Complex Change offers effective ways to lead small and large change efforts, particularly within the context of external environments and pressures.
Using Case studies; individual, small- and large-group practical exercises and action learning groups; facilitator presentations; readings; application planning participants will master the competencies needed to lead their organization.

Casey Wilson, Director of Leadership and Management Practices, observes: “Cultural transformation is one of the most difficult and misunderstood responsibilities of senior leadership in organizations. We designed these classes specifically for senior leaders so they are not away from their organization for more than one day at a time, and the once a month schedule provides time between classes to connect with other leaders and implement the strategies they have mastered in class. These courses provide leaders with the tools necessary to be successful in transforming their departments into high performance organizations.”

Leading Cultural Transformation highlights and schedule:

  •     Assessing the current and ideal states of culture
  •     Diagnosing cultural challenges and developing strategies to assess those challenges
  •     Constructing an individualized plan for leading in a cultural change effort

Winter Class 1: February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12
Summer Class 2: July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20

Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing highlights and schedule:

  •     Evaluating the maturity of the organization’s collaboration practices
  •     Analyzing case-based knowledge-sharing and communication breakdowns
  •     Practicing trust building strategies in real collaboration situations

Winter Class 1: March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2
Summer Class 2: August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3

Leading Complex Change highlights and schedule:

  •     Creating a systems-view map to determine the current and desired states of change for the organization
  •     Assessing the strategic direction of the organization
  •     Setting change-oriented goals and attaining progress through strategic actions

Winter Class 1: February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19
Summer Class 2: June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15

“These courses provide leaders with the tools necessary to be successful in transforming their departments into high performance organizations,” Mr. Wilson said.

About Management Concepts
For more than 37 years, Management Concepts has successfully unleashed the full potential and productivity of over 69,000 professionals each year through our innovative and highly-effective approach to individual and organizational achievement. Every major agency in the federal government, dozens of state and local government offices, and hundreds of corporations have benefitted from the company’s high impact training courses, custom learning and development programs, professional consulting services, and award-winning publications. The Company’s renowned training programs are delivered via “live” in-classroom and online (public and private sessions) to over 312 cities around the world. To find out more, please visit

Barbara Kres Beach
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