Leading Successful Change
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Leading Successful Change

How to use organizational culture to engage people in empowering change circles
5.0 (1 rating)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
84 students enrolled
Created by Marcella Bremer
Last updated 10/2013
Current price: $10 Original price: $50 Discount: 80% off
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  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
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  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • This course will help you lead successful change
  • This course shows how to work with organizational culture and people as a starting point for change
  • You will learn to work with the Competing Values Framework and the validated OCAI culture survey
  • You'll learn how to create a safe space where people engage and are willing to change
  • You'll be able to guide Change Circles to help people change continuously by changing personal behaviors and co-creating organizational change
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  • Basic knowledge of organizations, people and change

Are you frustrated about organizational change? Do you want to improve your skills as a consultant or a manager? Does your organization need change to succeed this time? What would it be like if you could really make a difference....?

Enroll now to learn how! "Leading Successful Change" offers you 5 inspirational and insightful lectures stuffed with real cases and examples that you can utilize right away! The videos were recorded during the 3-day workshop we do twice a year - in front of an audience which makes them lively and interesting.

Based on the book “Organizational Culture Change: Unleash your Organization’s Potential in Circles of 10”, author, consultant and trainer Marcella Bremer will guide you through the “Change Circles of 10”-approach of successful change. This approach:

  • includes everyone in Change Circles,
  • engages and empowers people to
  • co-create the change that will work for them.

You learn to build trust, dialogue and engagement, while you focus on specific behaviors and on what is working well. Learn to guide change and develop your coworkers and your organization into a great place to work: ready for change and future proof!

We've got 4 hours of video lectures based on the latest theories and practices:

* Why does Organizational Change often fail - and how does it succeed?

* What is Organizational Culture and why does it matter in Change?

* How to use the Competing Values Framework in Change?

* How to guide Change in Change Circles?

* How to utilize Viral Change and Positive Leadership?

* How to focus on personal behaviors and support in the Change Circle?

Last but not least, we offer our latest Webinar on Leading Change with Culture. This gives you a nice overview of Leading Change in 1,5 hours.

Enroll today to make a difference to your (client's) organization, too! Learn how to lead successful change.

Who is the target audience?
  • Consultants
  • Managers
  • Leaders
  • Human Resources
  • Business students
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Curriculum For This Course
12 Lectures
1 Lecture 05:51

This video training was recorded during the 3-day workshop Culture Change Leadership. Watch the complete overview of the workshop to get an idea of what to expect - in the live workshop where you can practice techniques as well as in this video training where you get all of the contents, cases and examples from the lectures!

Preview 05:51
Why and How of Culture and Change
4 Lectures 01:26:18

How the world and change itself is changing

Why organizational change tends to fail - how change can succeed

Preview 20:24

What is culture?

Why do we do things that way?

Logical levels in culture


Functions of culture

Why it matters

7C Change Success

Critical mass and positive approach

What is Culture and Why does it matter?

Competing Values Framework

Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument

Adhocracy culture

Clan culture

Hierarchy culture

Market culture

What is the Competing Values Framework?

Cultural Traits and drivers

Dark sides - short overview

Life cycle of the Competing Values Framework

How to assess culture: score these 6 aspects

What does a culture profiles show?

When do organizations use OCAI?

Some profiles for countries and different industry groups

How to use the culture survey OCAI?
How to guide change in Change Circles?
3 Lectures 01:10:15

How to guide the OCAI workshop or Change Circle?

We need openness - to co-create the change and achieve the real consensus.

We need a safe space to do so.

Dialogue: what is it and how to enable it?

Openness, respect, listen to understand and connect what seems separate

No silence and no violence in the group but equal contributions to the “pool of meaning” and the flow

Theory U: 3 levels are the What, How and Who of Change?

Levels of conversations: downloading, debate or dialogue

Mindfulness while facilitating groups, trust the process and do exercises in a group

How to guide Change Circles - part 1

Workshop rules

You, who guides, is crucial

The consultant is a tool to change

Notice the current culture - show it to the group to make them aware and practice new behaviors

Check if there are victims in the room...

What’s the story?

Drawing the room exercise

How to guide Change Circles - part 2

Continue to discuss the drawings; an example of our group dynamics

What criteria do you have when assessing the drawings?

No assumptions but inquiring: what is your map of the world?

Creating safety as a facilitator

Notice and respond what happens in the room, BE here and now

How to guide Change Circles - part 3
Co-creating Change and Developing the Future
3 Lectures 01:19:46

How to define the preferred culture: find behaviors

Examples of new behaviors

There are no irrelevant behaviors in culture. Tiny things make a difference!

Beware of group dynamics (how will habits stick? do you get away with it?)

Behaviors need to be specific

Change Circle provides the support and is a place to practice

This requires awareness: training yourself to see the how

Develop desired culture: focus on personal behaviors

How to achieve the preferred culture?

The puzzle of finding key behaviors, rewarding them, taking away obstacles

Change Circles: culture workshops in teams or with different people from across the organization?

Deal with what is in the room: first reinforce trust

Create a change plan that includes: Inside-out and Outside-in change

Develop change: focus on outside support

Viral Change

Non linear change

Positive Energy Networks

Reward the desired behaviors

Abundance approach

Viral and Positive Change to co-create the future
Webinar replay: How Culture can help or hinder Successful Change
1 Lecture 01:24:49

What is Culture and why work with it?

Competing Values Framework and OCAI survey

What if you did OCAI Workshops or Change Circles?

How can you make a difference?

Webinar: Change starting with OCAI (1,5 hrs overview)
About the Instructor
Marcella Bremer
4.2 Average rating
10 Reviews
166 Students
2 Courses
Lets develop the workers, the workplace and the world!

Marcella Bremer is an author, speaker, culture & change consultant and energizer for the workplace. She helps leaders, consultants, and professionals make a difference at work by positive leadership, inclusive change and cultures of kindness.

She co-founded OCAI online that provides Cameron & Quinn's validated Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument (OCAI) online. She teaches fellow consultants and leaders how to utilize this tool as well as consults with organizations in change.

She co-founded “Kikker Groep" consultancy for organization development in the Netherlands.

She publishes the digital Leadership & Change Magazine since 2013 – to help professionals make a difference at work with positive leadership, culture & change.

She published two books: “Nieuwe Helden" (New Heroes, in Dutch) and “Organizational Culture Change: Unleash your Organization's Potential in Circles of 10". She periodically publishes the book collections “Positive Leadership & Change" based on the digital magazine.

She has an MScBA degree from Rotterdam School of Management and is on a permanent learning journey through various workshops, courses and training on personal development, leadership, culture, change and organization development.

She is married with three sons and lives in the Netherlands but does consulting and workshops globally.