Change Leadership Skills


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Change is an integral part of business. Employees need to know how to respond to and manage change, and leaders need to understand how to lead the change process.

These training course materials on change leadership skills are designed for corporate trainers and people managers who want to deliver workshops on leading teams through organizational changes.

These training course materials ensure your audience has all the change awareness and leadership skills required to lead change effectively.

To get you up and running, we’ll give you everything you’ll need to deliver courses on change leadership skills.

The course materials will primarily meet the needs of participants new to leading change.

The Change Leadership Skills Course.

These Change Leadership Skills course materials will equip learners with the basics of managing change, formalizing a vision, getting the necessary participation, leading the change process, overcoming resistance, and effectively working with teams.

Learners will learn to lead change through practical content, prepared exercises, and insights.

The course material explores the critical steps in leading change and an eight-stage change model.

This Change Leadership Skills course material begins by introducing practical change leadership skills. It then details what change is and the role of the new change leader. The course then discusses setting a vision of change and building trust.


Who Should Use These Training Course Materials?

  • Individuals looking to start delivering courses: Oak Innovation’s instant availability and trainer-friendly training course material mean you can get a course up and running within minutes.
  • New training professionals: This training course material is instantly available. You get complete course templates to deliver practical courses.
  • Development-focused managers: Oak Innovation is well known for its customizable course templates, so we highly recommend this training course material for people managers, especially team leads and supervisors who want to start delivering training courses.
  • Businesses and professionals offering training services:  If you need to offer training courses or provide workshops, Oak Innovation’s training course material makes the experience easy for everyone.
  • Entrepreneurs:  Oak Innovation’s focus on offering brandable and customizable products makes it the ideal course solution for starting a side hustle.
  • Companies interested in reducing costs: This training course material will save time and effort.


Topics Covered.

1. 20th Versus 21st Century Organizations

  • What is change?
  • Diagnosing the need for change.
  • How to check and monitor the need for change.
  • Understanding the need for change.
  • Re-balancing the equilibrium.
  • The challenges of change projects.
  • Driving and restraining forces.
  • Unfreezing, transitioning, and re-freezing.

2. The role of the new change leader

  • The skills and techniques needed to lead change management initiatives.
  • What is the need for change?
  • How to have a change vision.
  • How to approach, manage, lead and evaluate change.
  • Choosing an appropriate vision.
  • Building awareness.

3. The six steps involved in creating a change vision

  • How to create a vision for the organization.
  • How to formalize the need for change.
  • Identifying issues and potential consequences.
  • Developing alternative solutions.
  • Choosing the appropriate vision.
  • Knowing how to formalize the vision.

4. Six strategies for communicating a change vision

  • Education and communication.
  • Participation and involvement.
  • Facilitation and support.
  • Negotiation and agreement.
  • Manipulation and cooptation.
  • Implicit and explicit coercion.

5. The role of trust in change leadership situations

  • Key factors.



Your participants will:

Understand change within the organization.

Identify the critical steps involved in leading change.

  • Obtaining participation.
  • Leading a change project.
  • Creating a vision.

Explore the eight steps involved in creating a change vision.

  • Formalizing the need for change.
  • Identifying issues and potential consequences
  • Choosing the appropriate vision.
  • Formalizing the vision.
  • Getting the necessary participation.
  • Leading the change process.
  • Working with teams.
  • Balancing power.


What’s Included?

You get instant access to everything you need.

  • Workbook.
  • Slides.
  • Instructor Manual.
  • 17 Free Training Games.
  • 17 Free Training Icebreakers.
  • 15 Practical Training Guides.
  • 2 Course Tests.
  • Activities/Exercises.
  • A Reading List.
  • A Course Advertorial.
  • An Action Plan.