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Leading Change Differently with Storytelling – On Site

TypeOn site, in person
WhoLeaders of Change
TimeHalf day training divided into 2 workshops
Cost£500+VAT per delegate
Data and spreadsheets can paint a picture, but they often fail to capture the human emotion. Stories tap into our emotions, allowing us to connect with change on a personal level. They can illustrate the "why", fostering empathy and understanding.

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What is the power of Storytelling in Change Management?

In the face of change, logic isn’t always enough. Data and spreadsheets can paint a clear picture, but they often fail to capture human emotion. This is where storytelling becomes a powerful tool in your change management arsenal. Stories tap into our emotions, allowing us to connect with change on a personal level. They can illustrate the “why” behind the change, fostering empathy and understanding. Stories can also showcase the positive future state, generating excitement and motivation.

Based on academic research and experience, a ChangeStoriesTM method has been developed to enable leaders and change practitioners to have more meaningful conversations, tell effective stories, reduce resistance and enable the benefits of a change programmes to be realised. The programme consists of interactive discussions, real life scenarios followed by on the job practice and mentoring.

Why learn with CI Projects?

  • Empowering your change leaders: Managers are on the front lines of change, directly engaging with employees to implement your change initiatives. They’re tasked with communication, leading by example, coaching employees, and navigating resistance – a true test of leadership! Equipping them with storytelling change management techniques empowers them to effectively communicate change.
  • Combining research and expertise: This research-based model, combined with experience, offers a unique insight into human behaviours and equips you with practical storytelling strategies.
  • Learn by doing: We believe in the ‘learn by doing’ philosophy. Our immersive workshops put you in the driver’s seat, allowing you to experience storytelling firsthand and practice storytelling techniques in a safe training ground.

About this course

Course outline

  • Why is change challenging? This course shares lessons learned in the field.
  • Supporting teams through change – building enquiry and not advocacy, and enabling courageous conversations and psychological safety
  • Creating a compelling story about change
  • Building resilience to change
  • Change leadership skills for the 21st Century

What you’ll walk away with

  • A toolkit to start using conversations, stories and enquiry in your own practice
  • Follow up action learning delivered 4 weeks after the initial workshop to share learnings and best practice from the toolkit

£500+VAT per delegate

The not-so-small print

  • The above price excludes any travel expenses which may be an additional.
  • Training to be delivered at client site or alternative arrangements can be made for an additional fee.
  • Cancellations should be made at least 2 weeks in advance or a cancellation fee of 25% of total costs will apply, and 50% of total costs if cancelled with less than 48 hours notice.
  • Rescheduling will incur no additional costs by mutual agreement and assuming no expenses have been incurred.
  • A minimum of 6 delegates required per training course.
  • We recommend no more than 12 delegates per training course to ensure optimal impact.
  • Discounts are available for cohorts larger than 20 delegates. Please contact us for details.
  • Additional post-training mentoring and support is available at an additional cost.
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