Effective Change Management

Date and Time

Starts:08/21/2024 12:00 PM

Ends:08/21/2024 1:00 PM

Registration Closes:08/21/2024 10:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar

1 CPD Hour(s)



HRPA Members: Free

Non-Members: $35 + taxes

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Change management is a systematic approach to dealing with the transition or transformation of an organization's goals, processes, or technologies. Its purpose is to implement strategies for effecting change, controlling change, and helping people adapt to change. It involves defining and adopting corporate strategies, structures, procedures, and technologies to handle changes in external conditions and the business environment.

Effective change management ensures that changes are thoroughly and smoothly implemented and that lasting benefits are achieved by addressing the human aspect of change, minimizing resistance, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

By the end of the webinar, participants should have a basic understanding of what change management entails, why it is important, and how it can be applied in real-world scenarios.

Come and learn, how the Speaker Was Able to Affect Change and Bring a Culture of Continuous Improvement Across Different Sectors:

  • Municipal Organization
  • Nuclear Reactor Refurbishment Projects
  • Cannabis Cultivation
  • Meat Manufacturing Plant
  • Cardiology
  • IT Team

Learning Objectives

The objective of this session is to introduce participants to:

  • The fundamental concepts of effective change management
  • Highlight the importance of managing change effectively within organizations, and
  • Provide an overview of the key processes and principals involved.

Who should attend this program?

  • Team Leaders and Managers: Individuals responsible for leading teams and managing projects who need to understand how to guide their teams through change.
  • Project Managers: Professionals overseeing projects that involve significant changes, ensuring these changes are managed smoothly and effectively.
  • HR Professionals: HR practitioners involved in organizational development and managing employee transitions during change initiatives.
  • Senior Executives and Decision Makers: Leaders who need to champion change initiatives and understand the strategic importance of change management.
  • Change Agents and Facilitators: Individuals specifically tasked with implementing and managing change within the organization.
  • Employees Involved in Upcoming Changes: Staff members who will be directly affected by upcoming changes and need to understand the process and their role in it.
  • Anyone Interested in Change Management: Individuals looking to expand their knowledge and skills in managing change within any context.

This session is designed to be accessible to a broad audience, ensuring that all attendees, regardless of their current role or experience level, can gain valuable insights into the principles and practices of change management.

Speaker bio(s)
Charanjit Singh Bawa, PMP, Master Black Belt & Change Agent

CJ has accumulated extensive experience in change management, spanning diverse sectors such as automotive manufacturing, municipal government, energy, and organizational coaching. Key highlights of his career include:

  • Manufacturing Plant Relocation (Automotive Tier 1.5): Led the successful relocation of a manufacturing plant within the Automotive Tier 1.5 sector, navigating complex logistical challenges and ensuring minimal disruption to operations and stakeholders.
  • Cultural Transformation (City of Mississauga): Spearheaded the introduction of a culture of Continuous Improvement at the City of Mississauga, fostering a mindset of innovation and operational excellence across municipal departments.
  • Support for OPG’s $13 Billion Refurbishment Project: Played a pivotal role in supporting Ontario Power Generation (OPG) during their extensive refurbishment project at the Darlington and Nuclear power plants, focusing on change strategies to enhance project execution efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Organizational Coaching: Provided guidance and coaching to leadership teams from over 50 organizations, emphasizing the engagement of employees in process improvement initiatives to drive sustainable business excellence.

His approach blends strategic vision with hands-on implementation, leveraging deep industry knowledge to navigate complex organizational landscapes and deliver impactful change outcomes