Organizational Change Management for Project Managers: Navigating The Impact Of The Change We Lead

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Event Date
Start At : Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00am
End At : Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 5:00pm

Organizational Change Management for Project Managers:Navigating The Impact Of The Change We Lead

Advanced Project Management Training Seminar
Presented by Northern Virginia Community College Workforce Development
A PMIWDC Strategic Partner

  • Register online; or
  • Register by phone at 703-878-5770
    Reference course code BUSC 1475 70W

Please register early if you would like to attend.
This seminar series is extremely popular, and often sells out weeks in advance.


This seminar provides 7 PDUs for certified PMs.

Dates and Location

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Course Length: 7 hours – from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Providing 7 PDUs

NOVA  Woodbridge Campus
Room WAS-0114
15200 Neabsco Mills Road
Woodbridge, Virginia 22191

Driving Directions

Registration and Costs

$335 per person

Register online or by phone at calling 703-878-5770. Reference course code BUSC 1475 70W

About the Course

Course Description:

The rate of change in our society today is phenomenal. The projects we lead and the products and systems we implement almost always result in change for the end users. As Project Managers in this competitive environment it’s becoming increasingly important to raise our awareness and skill beyond how to manage budgets and schedules; the most effective Project Managers understand the impact of projects on people and process, as well as technology. They are able to lead people through the changes, maintaining calm and equilibrium among all stakeholders.

This course will introduce you to some organizational change management models that can help you understand the impact of various change situations on your projects, as well as tools and techniques to help you and your teams navigate through that change.

This one-day workshop covers the following:

  • Introduction to key change management concepts and models
  • Understanding your own approach to change as well as the approaches of others
  • Leading matrix teams through the four phases of group development – forming, storming, norming and performing
  • Stakeholder analysis, mapping and engagement
  • Understanding resistance and how to navigate it
  • Crafting key messages and leveraging communication vehicles

The workshop will combine presentations and case studies with exercises to help participants practical strategies for leading their projects successfully through change.

Workshop Highlights:
  • Identify your reaction to change
  • Investigate techniques for leading matrix teams through change
  • Identify key stakeholders and create a detailed stakeholder analysis and plan
  • Develop ways to engage stakeholders
  • Distinguish your target audience and create key messages
  • Identify channels for engagement and communication
  • Classify examples of resistance
  • Foster strategies for navigating resistance

About the Instructor

Karen Davey-Winter, PMP, ACC
Work Life Perspectives, LLC
Karen Davey-Winter, PMP, ACC

Karen Davey-Winter is an Executive Coach/Management consultant who created her own business, Work Life Perspectives LLC, to leverage her leadership, coaching, project management and consulting experience to help individuals, teams and organizations improve their effectiveness. She is the author of ‘Life is a Road Trip; A journey into mindfulness’, as well as numerous articles on emotional intelligence, team effectiveness and change leadership.

Karen began her career in IT more than 20 years ago. She has held a variety of leadership roles for small and large organizations, including more than 10 years in Healthcare IT. She was on the senior leadership team of a $5.2 billion project, and has led teams of over 150 people, often in complex matrix environments.

Karen’s background has given her a deep understanding of the complexities of large organizations, the challenges of matrix environments and the pressure that large system and organizational changes can exert on individuals, teams and organizations. She has always had a passion for building teams, mentoring her staff and creating cross-functional collaboration to meet a common goal.

Karen moved to the US from the UK more than 15 years ago, and she has also lived in Australia, Germany and Norway. As a result, she understands the complexities of living and working in different cultures. She is passionate about helping global teams become more effective and helping individuals adapt to different cultures.

Karen is an ICF credentialed Executive Coach. She is also certified in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, EQi and Culture in the Workplace Questionnaire (CWQTM) assessment tools.  She graduated from Georgetown University with a Post-graduate certificate in Organizational Consulting and Change Leadership.

Karen lives with her twelve-year-old son in Kensington, MD.


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