Change and Innovation

 The ChallengeDrivers for organisational change and transformation can come from threats such as falling revenue, reduced market share, and increased competition, or from opportunities for innovation and improvement. How do you implement the right amount of change at the appropriate pace to mitigate threats and maximise opportunities? How do you ensure that the culture and style of your organisation create the environment for success?The Cost of StasisIf threats are not tackled and opportunities missed your organisation will probably experience failing targets, falling revenue, reduced market share, increased competition, damage to branding and a disengaged workforce.The only difference between a rut and a grave is the depth.Benefits and OutcomesWorking with us, organisations are able to define very specifically the outcomes for change, communicate these clearly across the whole organisation, and take fast and integrated action to make the minimum change for the maximum improvement in performance.Organisations use our tools to monitor and embed change at all levels with minimum disruption of day-to-day business activities and maximum focus on excellence. What We OfferLearning Partners has developed a range of innovative products and services to define integrated and effective organisational change programmes. Our Rapid Transformation Model is based on extensive practical experience as well as leading-edge knowledge of the neuroscience of innovation and creative thinking. Our expertise in facilitation equips people to speak openly, share new ideas, admit mistakes, manage strong emotions and feel comfortable with ambiguity or lack of knowledge.  These behaviours build personal resilience to the target-driven culture of today’s organisations and are key to successful change and innovation. Our most popular services are:Creative Brain Toolkitthis workshop teaches techniques to maximize creative thinking, innovation and decision-making in the face of ambiguity.  We extract theories from up-to-date research and publications in applied neuroscience and turn them into them practical techniques for the workplace.  The Toolkit can be included as part of a wider skills or Team Effectiveness programme.Facilitation of Strategy Workshopswe can help teams and groups work through challenging threats and achieve innovative solutions e.g. via ‘away days’ and workshops.  We generate a sense of ‘psychological safety’ that is essential for true innovative thinking.Transition Coachingone-to-one coaching session(s) enable you to identify the challenges, focus on and be confident about your strengths, and find the resources you need to be respond to change and be successful quickly. Other Change and Innovation Services also include:Change Managementwe deliver 1-2 day training in change management skills and can build change modules into wider skills programmes.Leadership Programmeswe can tailor our 2-3 day leadership programmes to suit your organisation if it is faced with managing change.Team Building and Team Effectiveness we can tailor our 1-2 day Team Effectiveness Workshops to take a team through the process of implementing change.Graduate Developmentour 2 – 3 day programmes harness the initiative and innovation of new graduates and prevent ‘burn out’ or stagnation.  We also train managers in how to manage their new graduate.Interpersonal Toolkitthis teaches fundamental interpersonal skills such as assertiveness, rapport, empathy, managing information, communication, managing time, giving feedback.  We personalise the advice for different personality types to ensure consistent improvements.e-Learning Pathways – interactive web-based modular software to help embed new skills and reinforce learning, including feedback from a Learning Partners mentor. It is designed to address the 70 in the 70:20:10 learning principle.Change and Innovation Resources