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Introductory Workshop for Project Managers

How to include Change Management in your Projects

1-day entry-level workshop: Introducing Change Management 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 workshop is a great introduction for Project and Programme Managers who need to learn a structured approach to people-change processes, activities and measures. To improve their project planning and delivery success.

The workshop provides:

  • Accelerated learning and planning for 6–15 max. participants
  • The chance to work on a live project in your organisation
  • A proven, globally recognised, researched-based methodology
  • 6-months licence to 3 diagnostic tools (Adapter Readiness, Initiative Risk and Sponsor Assessment) from Changefirst’s digital toolkit
  • Expert facilitation, action-learning and application coaching

Looking for more advanced project training? Take a look at our Intermediate Projects workshop.

Build people-centred project plans

Integrate Change and Project Management processes

Improve the ROI of projects and programmes

Virtual Change Management Certification

This entry-level workshop is most suited to:

  • New Project Managers
  • Project Managers new to Change Management

Learning objectives

During this highly interactive 1-day workshop Project and Programme Managers quickly learn a structured approach. Immediately apply new skills and methods including:

  • the benefits and high-level process for building people-centred project plans
  • how to assess people-change risks and use this data to inform the project plan
  • key steps to kick-off a project in a people-centred way
  • how to plan for engagement and commitment during the project process
  • the best way to integrate Change & Project Management plans

Download our Project 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 Introductory Project Workshop in your organisation?


1 day (7 hours) + up to 30 minutes of pre-work

Tailored, lite digital toolkit (6-month licence to 3 diagnostical tools) for ongoing assessment and tracking

Participant handbook + individual action planning


  1. People-Risk Assessment

  2. Key messages to kick-off a people-centred project.

  3. High-level change management planning inc. communication and engagement

  4. Integrated Change & Project plan

  5. Sponsor behaviour checklist

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Proven Change Management Framework PCI®

Which includes:

  • Structured, role-relevant Change Management training

  • Participant handbook with guides, methods and planning templates, including:

    • Key messages
    • Engagement & Commitment building

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6 months access to 3 essential people tools in Roadmap Pro®

Which includes:

  • Key people-risk surveys with database comparisons, and practical risk mitigation suggestions
  • Readiness Assessment
  • Implementation Risk Assessment
  • Sponsor Behaviour Assessment

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


Organisational Context and Agenda

The Impact of Organisational Change on people

  • Why commitment is crucial for success?
  • 6 Critical Success Factors to close the ‘value gap’
  • Assessment and tracking Change
  • Implementation (digital tool)

Kicking off a people-centred change

  • Consistent messaging
  • Creating local connection (digital tool)
  • High-level change communication


Getting the leadership right

  • Different change leader roles,
  • Crucial behaviours of Sponsors (digital tool)
  • Key project relationships

Integrating Change & Project Management Plans

  • Aligned processes and measures
  • Key checkpoints and milestones

6 months digital access to Diagnostics Lite - 3 diagnostic tools (Adapter Readiness, Initiative Risk and Sponsor) in our digital toolkit, which you will learn to use at the workshop. Included with this Introductory workshop.

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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 organisational needs
  • Arranging a demo of the Change Management Practitioner digital toolkit
  • Getting started quickly and cascading capability to build an effective PMO