How to Effectively Lead Change in Higher Education

How to Effectively Lead Change in Higher Education

Lead the Charge: Become a Campus Change Agent

If you want to implement change on your campus, you need a framework to help you plan, work incrementally toward your goal, and position yourself for success.

This seminar gives you that framework.

If you would like to introduce a new or different concept to your campus, but you arenít sure how to do it, this 40-minute seminar presents the change process as a multistep methodology that you can adapt to any idea or endeavor.

Learning Goals

After this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Create a sense of urgency around the change you want to lead
  • Select a guiding coalition to lead the change
  • Identify the key obstacles to the change you want to lead
  • Empower employees to implement change by training, removing obstacles, and aligning evaluation systems
  • Generate short-term wins related to change in order to build momentum for its successful implementation

This is a targeted seminar that delivers what you need to know about leading change.

Topics Covered

This seminar presents a proven framework that covers the various steps of the change process.

These include building a sense of urgency about a proposed change, building a coalition to lead the change, identifying obstacles, empowering individuals to overcome those obstacles, aligning evaluation systems, and generating incremental wins to prove progress and generate momentum.

Participants will also learn:

  • That change doesnít happen by authoritarian decree
  • To work with colleagues to build a case for necessary change before launching a change initiative
  • How to establish a guiding coalition to lead the change
  • How to identify the key obstacles to address (and be sure you can address each obstacle before you ask others to commit to the change)
  • How to generate quantifiable, short-term wins related to the change
  • How to use those short-term wins to build momentum


How to Effectively Lead Change in Higher Education would be particularly useful for the following:

  • Department chairs
  • Deans
  • Vice presidents
  • Faculty members
  • Anyone eager to have a department or school embrace a new concept, approach, or idea


Fundamentally, change is not a decision. It is a process. Order today and begin your process.

Product Code: OC15AA

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