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Intermediate workshop for Project Managers

Integrate people planning in your projects

2-day Intermediate workshop: Better integrate people planning in your projects

While change brings with it new opportunities and growth. Planning and executing change projects comes with obstacles and challenges that need to be managed and maintained by project managers for success.

This high-value workshop enables Project and Programme to access a structured Change Management approach, skills, methods and tools - to significantly improve project performance.

The workshop provides:

  • Accelerated learning and planning for 6 – 15 max. participants
  • The ability to work on a live project in their organisation
  • A proven, globally recognised, researched-based methodology
  • Digital SaaS application licencing for Roadmap Pro® process, tools and analytics
  • Expert facilitation action-learning and application coaching

Looking for introductory level training? Take a look at our Introductory Projects workshop.

Initiate local change initiatives right, first time and in a people-centred way

Deploy central, business level changes by developing commitment

Drive continuous improvement and performance change in your area

Virtual Change Management Certification

This Intermediate workshop is best suited for:

  • Project and Programme Managers
  • Project teams
  • Teams in PMOs

Learning objectives

During this 2-day action-learning Intermediate Workshop, Project and Programme managers work on live projects. To plan and deliver a project in a people-centred way; with a specific focus on:

  • creating a compelling case for change to share that directs and motivates key people in your business
  • developing a network of prepared change leaders to provide direction, guidance and support for strategic projects
  • designing the right engagement processes for the project – for ongoing communication, enhanced involvement, rapid up-skilling, or incentivising and rewarding people for their part in change project delivery
  • preparing line managers to drive local deployment, build commitment, bridge skill gaps and manage change-related resistance
  • using the right people measures to quickly diagnose risks as well as measure and track change progress
  • how best to integrate Change & Project Management plans using a structured approach and metrics

Download a copy of our Project Management eBook

Projects often fail because organisations do not focus sufficiently on the people aspect of project implementation.

Download our eBook to understand how to bring Change Management into your project management approach and:

  • learn how Change Management differs from Project Management
  • discover the People Centred Implementation (PCI) Change Management methodology
  • integrate PCI with Prince2, PMI and other approaches including Agile
  • find out how to build your own Change Management capabilities
  • take a look at real world examples of this type of approach

Need to schedule an Intermediate Project Workshop in your organisation?


2 days (14 hours) + up to 2 hours of pre-work

9 multi-lingual risk & readiness assessment tools

  • gather real-time people data to build a detailed plan during the workshop
  • 12 month’s access to the digital Roadmap Pro® application, for ongoing use

Detailed participant handbook + change & project management plan


  1. Detailed people-risk profiling

  2. Detailed Change Management and workstream plan of risk mitigating actions for a current change

  3. Additional project deliverables – inc. messaging and communications plan, engagement strategy and detailed involvement planning, leader development/preparation plans, stakeholder management

Option to add further help

Talk to us about adding Changefirst Advisory & Consulting support to accelerate alignment of change management best practices with internal business processes. Providing Agile, Project & Programme Management support to help you speed-up and sustain early results

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Proven Change Management PCI® Framework

That includes:

  • A truly blended, highly interactive and structured learning process
  • Expert facilitation & coaching
  • Detailed workbook (195 page)
  • Role-relevant training over 2-days-delivered virtually of face-to-face
  • Quick reference guide
  • Peer and expert facilitator insights

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12 months licence access to our digital Change Management application Roadmap Pro®

That includes:

  • 9 multi-lingual data tools that can be responded to in 10 languages
  • Detailed pre-populated, fully editable change or workstream plan
  • Analytical insights from probably the largest global OCM benchmarking database
  • 25+ step-by-step visual process guides
  • 40+ learning and coaching support videos on-demand

Talk to us about tailoring this workshop to your specific business needs.

Day 1

  1. Position change management with key stakeholders
  2. Define the change - key messages and create the Elevator Speech
  3. Map the Change Network to highlight key stakeholders and potential risk areas
  4. Create baseline impact & people risk profile for impacted groups in your Change Network
  5. Build stakeholder management strategy
  6. Build support and develop plans to prepare change leaders for their role in the project

Day 2

  1. Create engagement strategy & specific process plans for:
    • Involvement; ongoing Communications
    • Learning & Rewards
  2. Local deployment planning
    • Prepare local managers for deployment
    • Tailoring change messages
    • Local commitment building actions
    • Understanding and managing change resistance
  3. Integrated planning measuring, tracking and reporting

Virtual Change Management Certification

This programme includes 12 months access to our full Roadmap Pro® digital toolkit. Which you will learn to use at the workshop.

This includes:

  • 25+ videos from our experts to learn a best practice OCM methodology – one of the most used globally
  • Step-by-step visual guide to apply a proven implementation process to plan and deliver change projects
  • Pre-populated, full editable change plans and templates to build robust plans quickly
  • 9 multi-lingual data tools and analytical insights from one of the largest OCM databases in the world
  • Expert change execution advice and coaching on-demand
  • Sharing and collaboration in your organisation, to increase engagement and effective working across teams and geographies
This was one of the most successful projects I have led. We built high engagement both centrally and globally and user acceptance rates have been very high for the new HR system we deployed.

Global Lead HR Customer & Channels


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Talk to us about

  • Building your Project Manager capability in an agile and flexible way
  • Tailoring this programme to fit your particular business needs
  • Arranging a demo of the Change Management digital toolkit
  • Getting started quickly and cascading capability to build an effective PMO