Change is constant, fast-paced and sometimes daunting.  It impacts staff at all levels and is not just down to leaders to navigate successfully through transformative periods.

With public sector organisations experiencing significant disruption, now is the perfect time to make sure you have the skills to manage change in the most effective way possible.

Join Change Management Expert, David Elverson, on our Effective Change Management course and gain practical skills to assess the impact of change on your organisation and develop the best support for yourself and others through potential disruption.

Leave the day with effective change management strategies for your organisation and ensure you secure buy-in at all levels.

Unlocking the Power of Virtual

Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow. Click here to discover more!

Please note we will be using Zoom to virtually deliver this training course

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David Elverson
Change Management Expert

David is a change management and commercial expert, with a passion for helping to create more effective services. He works with a wide range of organisations and their staff on developing their commercial awareness, bringing about culture change and developing and implementing effective strategies.

He has worked extensively across the public and private sectors, working with over 50 local authorities, many NHS Trusts, Central Government departments and Science Councils in the last three years.

David is passionate about translating strategy into action in a way that engages staff and develops buy-in and high levels of productivity. Read more

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the impact of change on your organisation
  • Learn how to communicate around change to avoid one-sided conversations
  • Gain techniques to support you and others through potential disruptions
  • Enhance morale and focus to maintain a positive outlook
  • Develop strategies for managing change
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

Enquire About In-House Training

To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

Assess the Impact of Change on your Organisation

  • Assess how your organisation has changed
  • External vs Internal drivers
  • Discuss with the trainer and peers how you have managed change
  • Determine what support is needed
  • Gain methods so you can manage change
  • Understand the impact change has on you and your organisation
10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 12:00

Bringing People with You

  • Gain skills to secure buy-in from all levels
  • Learn what motivates people: values and objectives
  • Utilise stakeholder mapping techniques
  • Effectively communicating change to management and colleagues
  • Learn how to persuade others to see your point of view – irrespective of position within the organisation
  • Identify and overcome obstacles to change
12:00 - 13:00

Supporting You and Others

  • Learn how to create support networks to help you manage change
  • Understand the psychological impact changes has on you
  • Balancing change at work while working remotely or in the office
  • Develop your own resilience to help you manage periods of rapid transformation
  • Discuss ways to alleviate potential disruption
13:00 - 13:45


13:45 - 14:00

Reflection Session

  • Trainer will review the day’s learning and the next stages of the course
  • Delegates will have time to ask questions and share views with one another
14:00 - 14:45

Enhancing Morale and a Positive Outlook

  • Gain motivational techniques for yourselves and others
  • Learn how to maintain a positive outlook
14:45 - 15:00


15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Developing Strategies for Managing Change

  • Review and identify what change strategies work best for you
  • Identify and mitigate any potential obstacle to change
  • Engender confidence in yourself and others that you can manage change
  • Take back an action plan to your organisation to apply the day’s learning
16:00 - 16:15

Round Up and Key Takeaways


Central Government & Agencies - Virtual

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Local Government, Housing, Education & Health - Virtual

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Charity - Virtual

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Private Sector - Virtual

Delegate Price
£445 + VAT