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Adapting to Organizational Change: Empowering the Next Generation of Transformative Leaders


To solve the challenges of our time, leaders must foster a culture of innovation. It's no longer enough to possess exceptional analytical and deductive skills; today's leaders must aggregate insights and resources throughout the system of government. This course looks at some thought-provoking questions to help address policy and organizational challenges facing federal leaders today.

Leadership encompasses the ability to adapt to organizational change while supporting others in adapting. You will be introduced to the principles of innovation and provided with tools, techniques, and strategies to help solve specific government challenges resulting from rapidly changing socio-economic, technical, and cultural conditions.


  • Conflict Management

  • Creativity/Innovation

  • Influencing/Negotiating

  • Partnering

  • Strategic Thinking



  • 3 days

  • Online


Through thought-provoking questions, concepts, and strategies, this course will guide you in navigating the change environment by increasing your ability to:

  • Apply innovative techniques and strategies to solve complex organizational challenges posed from inside and outside of your sphere of control.

  • Engage in an evaluation process to connect to your agency’s mission when addressing change-related challenges to determine solutions in real-time.

  • Identify, understand, and effectively expose the root cause of problems.

  • Develop actionable plans to change a function, process, or program to support organizational change.

  • Gain stakeholder buy-in and arrive at optimal outcomes with proven strategies that leverage diverging viewpoints, maximize constructive options, and foster a collaborative culture.

Who Should Attend

Executives, managers, and others at the GS-13 to GS-15 levels (or equivalent) that would be called upon to make organizational decisions and respond to unique situations.

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