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Change-Proof Your Project Management Career via a Three-Hour PDU Course Bundle
No matter how many times people are reminded that nothing is constant in this world, it is human nature to be resistant or even scared of change. Everyone wants to stay within their comfort zone, within the boundaries of familiarity.
In the workplace, changes are inevitable and corporate metamorphosis is integral for an organization to keep up with changing technologies and demands. With a number of internal and external stakeholders involved, implementing an organizational change feels like giving birth to a baby every time.
As a project manager, you are usually placed at the frontline and in the line of fire of organizational change implementation. As such, it is important for you to develop a mindset which embraces change, not push it away.
Easier said than done? Luckily, there are PM topics which can help you achieve a changesalient project management mindset.
A Basic Framework for Developing an Open Mind for Organizational Change
The above process is based on project management training offered by PM Training Online, an online training provider. These courses have been reviewed and approved by PMI which means you can print your certificate direct from the site.
Understanding Organizational Change The first of three PM training courses in this series, this will basically explain the concept and theory behind organizational change, what can trigger it and the usual things that transpire in the process.
If you happen to be other side of the fence and were assigned the painstaking task of implementing the change, this will outline the most typical reactions you can expect from the employees.
Preparing for Organizational Change Handling organizational change, including a willingness to take risks, having an openness to the unknown, and being able to manage yourself through change â€“ these are the three pillars which will enable you not only to survive organization change, but thrive in it. This angle on project management training will enable you to develop a sense of self-motivation which is critical if you were to weather organizational shifts from start to end.
Embracing Organizational Change If you canâ€™t beat them, join them, right? Embracing organization change will allow you to leverage on coping mechanisms such as reframing. As a project manager, you should be able to identify opportunities on how to push your career forward and take the change as a new chance rather than a game breaker.
At the end of the day, project managers are expected to be some of the most resilient members of an organization and coping with change should definitely one of your arsenals. When the dust has settled, you will thank yourself for taking project management training such as that described above.