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One constant is that everything changes. How we deal with change influences our day-to-day decisions. The Change Management training modules, in this section, will help bring a greater understanding of the benefits of change and how to deal with it.

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Dinner Party Mayhem - Managing Other Teams (R)

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 75 minutes.

Aims:
• To create a situation where participants from one team have to manage/oversee the work of another involved in the same project, whilst completing their own tasks.
• To test leadership, information gathering and listening skills.
• To consider the pros and cons of different management approaches, particularly in times of change.

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Time:
The exercise in this module can be completed in about 45 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 75 minutes for this module.

Aims:
• To create a situation where participants from one team have to manage/oversee the work of another involved in the same project, whilst completing their own tasks.
• To test leadership, information gathering and listening skills.
• To consider the pros and cons of different management approaches, particularly in times of change.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s not suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
Staff at all levels.

You'll Need:
• Please note that this activity uses the ability to leave breakout rooms and return to the main session available in Zoom, and the host’s ability to move people between breakout rooms. You may need to adapt this exercise if using a different system with different functionality.

Notes:
As well as useful in programs concerned with project management and change, this exercise can also be used as a general communication exercise, or in training concerned with internal customer care.

You will need between 4 and 12 participants for this exercise.

It can be helpful to have a co-host for this activity, though it’s not essential.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Breakout Rooms (required).

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Hotel Doldrums - Part 1 - Where Are We Now? (R)

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 120 minutes.

Aims:
• To build an understanding of the key steps in strategic planning.
• To encourage participants to analyse financial and other data using a SWOT analysis.
• To encourage participants to think about where their fictional case study business is now, before moving on in the next module to consider where they want it to be.

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Time:
The exercise in this workshop can be completed in about 75 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 120 minutes for this workshop.

Aims:
• To build an understanding of the key steps in strategic planning.
• To encourage participants to analyse financial and other data using a SWOT analysis.
• To encourage participants to think about where their fictional case study business is now, before moving on in the next module to consider where they want it to be.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s not suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
Staff at all levels including individuals, groups and teams that need to use strategic planning and analysis skills in the workplace.

You'll Need:
• The Activity Links and your unique PIN, which you’ll find in My Account.

Notes:
This is designed to be run as a half day workshop. There are three other workshops in the series, which cover, ‘Where do we want to be?’ and ‘How will we get there?’.

They are set in the context of the hotel industry but requires no specialist knowledge of it. When used together, they will also draw out skills relating to business planning, problem solving, influencing, team working and making presentations.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Polls/Quizzes (Not required).
• Breakout Rooms (Required).

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Hotel Doldrums - Part 2 - Where Do We Want To Be? (R)

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 180 minutes.

Aims:
• To give participants the opportunity to take part in a business simulation by creating a vision and generating and evaluating ideas that will help them deliver that vision.
• To identify key options that will form the basis of a strategic plan for their business.

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Time:
The exercise in this workshop can be completed in about 120 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 180 minutes for this workshop.

Aims:
• To give participants the opportunity to take part in a business simulation by creating a vision and generating and evaluating ideas that will help them deliver that vision.
• To identify key options that will form the basis of a strategic plan for their business.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s not suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
Staff at all levels including individuals, groups and teams that need to use strategic planning and analysis skills in the workplace.

You'll Need:
• The Activity Links and your unique PIN, which you’ll find in My Account.

Notes:
This is designed to be run as a half day workshop. It is the second in a series of four. Having identified where they are now, participants reflect on where they want to be, creating a vision/strategic plan for the future.

The workshops are set in the context of the hotel industry but requires no specialist knowledge of it. When used together, they will draw out skills relating to business planning, problem solving, influencing, team working and making presentations.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Polls/Quizzes (Not required).
• Breakout Rooms (Required).

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Hotel Doldrums - Part 3 - How Will We Get There? (R)

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 150 minutes.

Aims:
• To develop a strategy from the options generated in the previous workshops.
• To prepare and give a persuasive presentation outlining their strategy.
• To reflect on the learning from the Hotel Doldrums series of workshops and how to apply this to the workplace.

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Time:
The exercise in this workshop can be completed in about 120 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 150 minutes for this workshop.

Aims:
• To develop a strategy from the options generated in the previous workshops.
• To prepare and give a persuasive presentation outlining their strategy.
• To reflect on the learning from the Hotel Doldrums series of workshops and how to apply this to the workplace.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s not suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
Staff at all levels including individuals, groups and teams that need to use strategic planning and analysis skills in the workplace.

You'll Need:
• The Activity Links and your unique PIN, which you’ll find in My Account.

Notes:
This is designed to be run as a half day workshop. It is the third in a series of four and is not designed to be used in isolation of those. Having identified where they are now, and where they want to be, participants develop a strategy for the hotel they were allocated in Part 1.

Although the workshops are set in the context of the hotel industry, no specialist knowledge of it is required.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Polls/Quizzes (Not required).
• Breakout Rooms (Required).

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Hotel Doldrums - Part 4 - Applying the Learning (R)

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 120 minutes.

Aims:
• To review the learning from the previous three Hotel Doldrums modules.
• To identify how to apply the learning to the workplace.
• To create an action plan for implementing the learning.

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Time:
The exercise in this workshop can be completed in about 55 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 120 minutes for this workshop.

Aims:
• To review the learning from the previous three Hotel Doldrums modules.
• To identify how to apply the learning to the workplace.
• To create an action plan for implementing the learning.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s not suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
Staff at all levels including individuals, groups and teams that need to use strategic planning and analysis skills in the workplace.

You'll Need:
• The Jamboard used by participants to record key learning points.

Notes:
This is designed to be run as a half day workshop. It is the final one of a series of four and is not designed to be used in isolation of the others. It provides participants with a structured way to review the learning from the previous modules and think about how and when they will apply this learning in their workplace.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Polls/Quizzes (Not required).
• Breakout Rooms (Required).

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Implementing Solutions (R)

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 50 minutes.

Aims:
• To examine the steps towards successful implementation of change.

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Time:
The exercise in this module can be completed in about 30 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 50 minutes for this module.

Aims:
• To examine the steps towards successful implementation of change.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s not suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
Staff at all levels.

You'll Need:
• Nothing other than the materials provided.

Notes:
This module is about the implementation of seemingly minor changes - a new process or procedure, a solution to a problem, etc. It provides an overview of what needs to be considered before implementing any minor change.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Breakout Rooms.

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Influencing Your Stakeholders (R)

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 75 minutes.

Aims:
• Identify key stakeholders when delivering a workplace project.
• Ensure that key stakeholders have a positive influence on the outcome of a project.

About

Time:
The exercise in this module can be completed in about 55 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 75 minutes for this module.

Aims:
• Identify key stakeholders when delivering a workplace project.
• Ensure that key stakeholders have a positive influence on the outcome of a project.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s not suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
Staff at all levels working to deliver workplace projects.

You'll Need:
• The Activity Link in Trainers’ Library.
• Your Activity Link PIN from the My Account section of the member homepage.

Notes:
This exercise involves creating an Action Plan for influencing stakeholders on a real project. We recommend that you encourage your participants to identify the project they will use before they come to the training session.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Polls/Quizzes (not required).
• Breakout Rooms (required).

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Letters Get Better - Practice Makes Perfect (R)

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 40 minutes.

Aims:
• To provide participants an opportunity to review and ‘continuously’ improve their performance.
• To illustrate the importance of a continuous improvement process.
• To recognise behaviours that can get in the way of continuous improvement.

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Time:
The exercise in this module can be completed in about 20 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 40 minutes for this module.

Aims:
• To provide participants an opportunity to review and ‘continuously’ improve their performance.
• To illustrate the importance of a continuous improvement process.
• To recognise behaviours that can get in the way of continuous improvement.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s not suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
Teams.

You'll Need:
• The PowerPoint slides ready to send to, or share with, participants.
• A stopwatch or timer for each team in play.

Notes:
This module works best when participants are split into teams of 2 or 3.

There are two versions of this activity – this one focuses on Continuous Improvement and the other version called ‘The Problem with Letters’ focuses on Problem Solving skills.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Polls/Quizzes (not required).
• Breakout Rooms (required).

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Passengers - A Change Journey (R)

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 75 minutes.

Aims:
• To encourage participants to think about the extent to which they engage in change.
• To help those involved in change consider how they could make the change journey easier for themselves, and others.
• To help those involved in change, successfully engage stakeholders.

About

Time:
The exercise in this module can be completed in about 40 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 75 minutes for this module.

Aims:
• To encourage participants to think about the extent to which they engage in change.
• To help those involved in change consider how they could make the change journey easier for themselves, and others.
• To help those involved in change, successfully engage stakeholders.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s not suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
Anyone involved in change, either as a leader, or a follower.

You'll Need:
• The Activity Links together with your personal PIN.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Polls/Quizzes (not required).
• Breakout Rooms (required).

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Planning an Improvement

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 75 minutes.

Aims:
• To identify improvements that can be made.
• To identify things that need to be taken into consideration when planning continuous improvement activities.
• To plan one improvement that can be implemented in the workplace.

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Time:
The exercise in this module can be completed in about 60 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 75 minutes for this module.

Aims:
• To identify improvements that can be made.
• To identify things that need to be taken into consideration when planning continuous improvement activities.
• To plan one improvement that can be implemented in the workplace.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s also suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
Staff at all levels.

You'll Need:
• Nothing other than the materials provided.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Polls/Quizzes (not required).
• Breakout Rooms (required).

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Selling Change (R)

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 30 minutes.

Aims:
• To consider what needs to be communicated when change is initiated.
• To explore the need to convince those affected by change of the need for change, and its urgency.
• To consider methods that can be used to achieve buy-in to change programmes.

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Time:
The exercise in this module can be completed in about 10 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 30 minutes for this module.

Aims:
• To consider what needs to be communicated when change is initiated.
• To explore the need to convince those affected by change of the need for change, and its urgency.
• To consider methods that can be used to achieve buy-in to change programmes.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s not suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
Managers and anyone involved in implementing change.

You'll Need:
• Nothing other than the materials provided.

Notes:
As an icebreaker to this module, you might like to use ‘Selling Change – Introduction’.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Breakout Rooms (required).

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The Change Journey - What to Do When Change Really Hurts (R)

Time:
In total we estimate this exercise will take 60 minutes.

Aims:
• To describe the change curve.
• To consider strategies for working through the change curve journey.

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Time:
The exercise in this module can be completed in about 40 minutes. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 60 minutes for this module.

Aims:
• To describe the change curve.
• To consider strategies for working through the change curve journey.

Group Size:
This module can be used with groups of up to 12 participants. It’s also suitable for 1-1 training.

Useful For:
All staff, including managers.

You'll Need:
• Article - When Change Really Hurts, available in the Articles section of Trainers’ Library.

Notes:
This can be a challenging session to run so it’s important that you feel confident in your knowledge and have lots of information to add if the group clams up. Apart from the article that you need for the session, you may also find it useful to read those by Damian Hughes and Martin Haworth, also available in the Articles section of Trainers’ Library.

Remote/Virtual Delivery:
Remote Delivery requires a system that as an absolute minimum provides the following functionality:
• Face-to-face discussion.
• Share screen.
• Chat.
• Share files.

In addition, we strongly recommend using a system that provides for:
• Breakout Rooms.

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