Navigating Change

Change is both inevitable and necessary. It can also be immensely challenging as we navigate unchartered waters, often without a clear idea of where we are going or why.

Change can teach us to adapt and help us develop resilience, but only if we understand what is happening and our role in the change.

Our own capacity for growth and learning can enable us to navigate change in a manner that allows us to understand the value of change, be open to new possibilities and seek out opportunities for personal growth.

Course Content

Context Setting

  • Current change challenges.
  • How to adapt to changing times – Simon Sinek

Preparing for Change

  • Responses to change (reactions)
  • Understanding what’s happening

– Review Lewin’s Three Stage Change model

 an / Task Components of Navigating Change

  • Human – Responses to change (behaviours)
  • Identifying personal growth opportunities
  • Task – ADKAR model


Real life scenario application

Course Approach


  • Yourself to take a proactive approach to change
  • Consider the impact of your reactions and behaviours regarding change


  • An understanding of what is expected of you in a change situation
  • Identify opportunities to become a change advocate


  • Be open to future possibilities and the role you can play in making them happen
  • Positively engage in the change process

Embedding Success

Post-programme activities to support the transfer of learning and building of habits.


  • Be a change advocate
  • Identify a change about which you feel positively, and consider what you can do to actively reinforce that change
  • What can you do to support to others?
  • How will you measure progress and success?

CREATE: A better understanding

  • Reflect on a current change situation and identify gaps in your knowledge.
  • Proactively seek out the information you need to enable you to fully support the change.
  • Understand what is required of you, and the role you will undertake to make this change a success.

CHANGE: Your mindset

  • Consider a change with which you have struggled
  • Consider the possibilities and growth opportunities this change may offer
  • Using the ADKAR model, revisit each stage and consider what additional information or support will enable you change your mindset to feel more comfortable with the situation


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