Get The Best Out Of Your Supply Chain (Leading Change) – Nov 23/24

£1,499.00 + VAT

This course is part of our five day director programme. This course can be booked individually or as part of the 5 day package.

2 DAY Course Nov 23rd/24th 2017



This Thought Leadership session focuses on recognising and understanding the many facets of individual and team behaviours and applying that knowledge to ensure successful change programmes internally and across the supply chain. 

The need for understanding and leading change has never been greater. As organisations become leaner and more competitive, supply chains become more effective and integrated, and as information systems and communications become faster and more sophisticated it is vital that leaders are able to lead and change at all levels in their organisation.

By the end of this day, you will understand:

  •  Why businesses change
  •  How businesses are structured and change their structures
  •  How the supply chain can operate and change effectively
  •  How to diagnose the need for change
  •  How to develop the vision and the plan
  •  How change affects people and teams and how best to manage them through the change 

Session 1:

Understanding Change and why it occurs

  • What drives Change in Supply Chain Organisations
  • Different varieties of Change
  • The evolution of businesses and their structures
  • Leadership for Change
  • Culture and Power in Organisations
  • Dealing with Conflict
  • Individual and Team Change – different approaches

 Session 2:

Diagnosis and Preparation

  • Diagnosing the need for Change
  •  Hard and Soft Change
  •  Kotter’s eight steps for Change
  •  Creating the Coalition
  •  Creating the Vision
  •  Creating the Plan
  •  Choosing the Agent for Change


Thursday Night:  Peer Networking & Dinner with theme:  ‘Leading Complex Change’



Session 3: 

Making the Change

  •   Avoiding conflict and building on progress through communication and feedback.
  •   Managing the change at all levels, personal, team and organisational – different  approaches, different strategies, Push/Pull, Levers for Change
  •   Monitoring and managing staff morale, consultation and team building
  •   Personal Transitions – how people respond to Change
  •   Sustaining and managing the plan
  •   Monitoring progress and adapting the plan
  •   Review


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