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Change management - Innovation - 2021

Driving change and techniques for driving change


This course is for all managerial personnel who are required to lead a change management project.

It will enable them to acquire the theoretical and practical foundations of change management, from analysis to practical implementation.


The course lasts 3 days (18 hours) and includes :

  • 1 day of analysis, planning and realization
  • 2 days of human management techniques in times of change


It combines the most recent theories with the practice of lecturers and is of particular interest to those leading a change management project or needing to overcome human resistance.The course will alternate between theoretical lectures, exercises, video discussions between participants, and practical cases.

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • lead a change management project
  • respond to human reactions and related conflicts
  • effectively use the principal tools for driving important changes


Course level : Basic

No special knowledge is necessary, just some basic knowledge or practical management experience. This course is for all managerial personnel who need to lead a change management project in any area.


Philippe KIMMOUN :

Engineer at DGA

Olivier LESQUOIS :

PhD in Engineering at the DGA (Direction générale de l’armement or Directorate General of Armaments)


  • Introduction
    • Gathering learners' needs
    • Definitions, basic principles and objectives
    • Cycle and process of change (Kotter)
  • Diagnosis and communication
    • Impact analysis
    • Analysis framework
    • Collective identity and cultural dimension
    • Indicator and control
  • Managing people and resistance
    • Resistance to change
    • Dynamic social matrix
    • Mourning processes
  • Getting people to accept change
    • The mourning processes: an emotional problem
      • The different stages of the process
      • Dealing with emotions
      • Management strategies at each stage
    • The conditions for an individual to agree to change
    • The different types of changes and the role of the leader in the different cases
  • Understanding : what's in communication ?

The three components of a message: content, process and meanin

  • The 5 vectors of communication
  • The ego states
  • Transactions, exchanges of information
  • 3 types of transaction, 3 laws of communication
  • Avoiding relational traps
    • How to provide effective help
    • Passivity behaviors
    • Psychological games and the dramatic triangle
  • Applications at different stages of change
    • Putting the tools to use at the different stages of a change (Kotter)
  • Conclusions and panel discussion


Scheduled in French:

TOULOUSE: 11 to 14 October, 2021

For the English realization, please, consult us.


€1,800 excluding tax (20% VAT)

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