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LEADING TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE:
10 Strategies for Breakthrough Results

With Covid, the collapse of our economies and increasing social unrest, we as people, organizations and communities face tremendous uncertainty. The key to a safe, secure and stable future is our ability to navigate the transformational complexities of our time.

This Leading Transformational Change online course teaches you how to do just that. It cuts through today’s chaos by providing you with a clear path for transformation. You’ll learn the 10 proven and essential transformational strategies, drawn from over 40 years of best practices from the masters in this field.

Hello and thank you for considering this course!
Here's a brief video to let you know more about the transformational strategies you'll learn and the advanced skills you'll embody as a graduate of this course. Linda and I hope to see you in the next virtual cohort. Until then, we wish you well on your transformational journey!
~ Dean

INSTRUCTORS

Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson

Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson

Dr. Dean Anderson

Dr. Dean Anderson

Guarantee your success as a transformational change leader.

Achieve Breakthrough Results through Transformation

In this video series, Co-Instructors Dr. Dean Anderson and Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson explore what it means to achieve breakthrough, what transformational change is, the evolution of change management to transformational change and what it takes to lead transformation and adapt to constant change successfully.

 

How to Break Through Limitations and Barriers to Achieve the Extraordinary

Learn how to break free of conventional thinking and strategies to achieve new possibilities previously thought unattainable.

 

How You Can Achieve Breakthrough Results through Transformational Change

Learn how to break free of conventional thinking and strategies to achieve new possibilities previously thought unattainable.

 

Conscious Change Leadership: How to Transform to Achieve Breakthrough

We explore Conscious Change Leadership, a comprehensive Field of Study about human development and large systems transformation.

FREE ONLINE COURSE

Transform and Achieve Breakthrough:

An Intro to Conscious Change Leadership

This free self-paced course introduces you to how to achieve breakthrough results in yourself, your organization and / or community. 

You’ll learn what breakthrough is, why transformation is required to achieve it, and how to develop the necessary transformational leadership skills through Conscious Change Leadership. By the end of this course you will better understand this profound new way of thinking about, framing and addressing human performance and organization transformation.

Free Online Course:

An Intro to Conscious Change Leadership

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Learn the "HOW" of transformational change.

Research shows that 60-70% of all transformational change efforts fail. Why?

Because leaders and change consultants use conventional mindsets, methods and strategies that are partial and insufficient. Transformational Change is complex and needs a more advanced and robust approach. This course provides it.

The Leading Transformational Change program distills four decades of action research about what works and doesn’t work in leading transformation into 10 key strategies. If you fully deploy these strategies, your transformational change efforts will succeed. To the extent you neglect them, they will fail.

5 People Strategies

You learn five "Best Practice" People strategies that maximize leader and stakeholder commitment and engagement and reduce resistance.

5 Change Process Design Strategies

You learn five Change Process Design strategies for detailed step by step guidance for how-to govern, plan, design and implement transformation.

This online instructor-led transformation course will enable you to deliver desired results from the complex change initiatives you lead or consult to. It supports corporate leaders, community leaders, activists, and all varieties of change consultants. 

You’ll finish this course knowing the most important next steps to take for your transformational change effort to succeed.

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Drastically up-level how you lead transformational change.

Upon completing this course, you’ll be able to:

Graduates of this program receive 54 hours of Professional Development Units.

The Leading Transformational Change course is recognized by the Association for Change Management Professionals as a Qualified Education Provider™ (QEP™) course and aligns with the ACMP Standard for Change Management and adult education best practices.

The Certified Change Management Professional™ (CCMP™) is a globally recognized credential established by ACMP for professionals to demonstrate their commitment to leading the way change works.

OVERVIEW OF THE 10 STRATEGIES

Watch a recording of our virtual workshop where Linda and Dean explore each of the 10 strategies you’ll learn in this course.

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Download a copy of the slide deck in the workshop above.                  

COURSE OVERVIEW

We will guide you step by step through each of the ten strategies during the live online instructor-led sessions:

Set the foundations for your optimal learning and application of course material. 

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to the Course
  • Assumptions the Course Is Based On
  • Introduction to the Ten Strategies

Develop leader’s Self Mastery, ability to think big and model desired behavior.

Topics Covered:

  • Self-Mastery: What It is and How to Achieve It
  • Understanding that Mindset is Causative
  • Self-Awareness and Self-Management Skills
  • Ego and Being
  • Self-Development Strategies
  • Vertical Leadership Development

Lead co-creatively to empower people and unleash their potential.

Topics Covered:

  • The Power and benefits of Co-Creative Leadership
  • Co-Creative Leadership versus Command-and-Control
  • The Principles of Co-Creating
  • How to Lead Co-Creatively
  • The Practices of Co-Creative Leaders

Ensure your leaders are aligned and engaged from start to finish.

Topics Covered:

  • Defining Commitment and Alignment
  • Why Leadership Commitment and Alignment Are Critical
  • How Leadership Style Impacts Levels of Commitment and Alignment
  • How to Get Leaders Committed and Aligned

Create your unified change strategy that integrates mindset, behavior, culture and system changes.

Topics Covered:

  • What Is a Change Strategy?
  • The 12 Elements of Change Strategy
  • How to Use Your Change Strategy

Govern your transformation with clear change leadership roles, an effective parallel structure and streamlined decision-making.

Topics Covered:

  • The Importance of Good Change Governance
  • Change Leadership Roles
  • Parallel Structures
  • Decision-Making
  • Interface with Ongoing Operations

Consciously design your change process using advanced navigation systems to ensure full adoption and sustainment of your desired results.

Topics Covered:

  • Typical Approaches to Change Project Planning
  • The Breakthrough Process
  • The Change Leader’s Roadmap

Learn the 12 critical strategies for culture change and why you must directly apply them to your transformation.

Topics Covered:

  • What Culture is and Why It is so Important to Transformational Change
  • Two Approaches to Transforming Culture
  • How to Make the Case for Real Culture Change
  • How to Make Culture Visible so You Can Change It
  • Twelve Strategies for Changing Culture

Go slow to go fast – take time to set up your conditions for success.

Topics Covered:

  • What Are Conditions for Success
  • Identifying Your Conditions for Success
  • Establishing and Monitoring Your Conditions for Success

Engage your stakeholders early to maximize their commitment and minimize resistance.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding the Importance of Stakeholder Engagement in Transformation
  • Engagement Types and Vehicles
  • How to Create an Engagement Plan
  • Using Engagement to Generate a Critical Mass of Support for the Transformation
  • Minimizing Resistance: How Engagement Can Better Meet People’s Core Needs
  • Integrating Stakeholder Engagement and Change Communications

Establish a course correction mindset and system to keep your transformation on track and focused.

Topics Covered:

  • The Importance of Learning and Course Correction to the Success of Transformation
  • Designing a Course Correction Strategy and System
  • Helping Leaders Own and Implement a Course Correction System

Glean your most important insights and actions, and organize to put them to work!

Topics Covered:

  • Seeing the Whole
  • Reviewing Your Self-Assessments
  • Bringing Your Insights to Your Organization, Initiative or Community
  • Continuing Your Development
COURSE LOGISTICS
AUDIENCE

AUDIENCE

Individuals or Teams: Corporate leaders, community leaders, activists and change consultants

TYPE

TYPE

Online, Instructor-Led with self-paced lessons in-between live sessions​

DESIGN

DESIGN

Written materials, videos, live and interactive sessions, immediate project application​

PREREQUISITES

PREREQUISITES

How to Transform Leaders, Organizations and Communities to Achieve Breakthrough Results (Free Mini-Course, Available November 2020)

LENGTH & DURATION

LENGTH & DURATION

12-weeks - 12x LIVE 4-hour Online Interactive Instructor Sessions​

ONLINE COMMUNITY

ONLINE COMMUNITY

Access to the Leading Transformational Change online learning community group.​

TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY

Internet access; web-enabled computer, tablet or smartphone with video capabilities; free Adobe Acrobat Reader; Zoom​

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

Graduates receive 54 hours of Professional Development Units (PDUs) towards the Association of Change Management Professional's CCMP certification.

Course Schedule

AUDIENCE

Is this course for you?

This program will up-level your change leadership capabilities whether you are a corporate, government, community or military leader, social or environmental activist, or a change consultant of any sort.

You can enroll as an individual or as a team. We provide exercises for both, with specific guidance that helps teams deepen collective learning and application. Attending with your full change project team is a very wise decision. We highly suggest you participate with your teammates whenever possible so you can apply all your learning immediately to your project.

Come interact, learn and co-create with others like you who are committed to transformational change.

DESIGN

How this course is designed.

You will engage in 12 live Zoom sessions with Linda, Dean and other senior consultants from Being First’s Global Community of Practice. These sessions contain a wealth of information and resources that will enhance your thinking and deepen your understanding.

In virtual breakout sessions, you’ll expand your insights through continued inquiry and discussion with your peers. You’ll also participate in a private online learning community with fellow cohort members to deepen your learning and co-create together between live sessions.

You will also engage in online exercises in between live sessions to apply your learning to your specific change projects. Plus, you’ll have access to a multitude of online resources to deepen your learning after each live session.

By the end of the course, you’ll know the most critical next steps to take in your transformational change effort.

APPROACH

The cutting-edge approach you'll learn.

APPROACH

The cutting-edge approach you'll learn.

The foundation of this course is Conscious Change Leadership, a leading-edge Field of Study and Practice pioneered by your instructors, Dr. Dean Anderson and Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson. 

Conscious Change Leadership and Linda’s and Dean’s seminal books on this approach, Beyond Change Management: How to Achieve Breakthrough Results through Conscious Change Leadership and The Change Leader’s Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization’s Transformation, have been cited in over 600 academic and business papers and journals.

Both Linda and Dean received Honorary Doctoral degrees from Brandman University for catalyzing this emerging field and their innovative thought leadership in how to lead transformational change. Brandman University has the fastest-growing Transformational Leadership Doctoral Program in America, which is based on many of the methods of Conscious Change Leadership. 

In this course, you’ll learn about the key strategies of Conscious Change Leadership directly from the pioneers of this innovative field.

The foundation of this course is Conscious Change Leadership, a leading-edge Field of Study and Practice pioneered by your instructors, Dr. Dean Anderson and Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson. Conscious Change Leadership and Linda’s and Dean’s seminal books on this approach, Beyond Change Management: How to Achieve Breakthrough Results through Conscious Change Leadership and The Change Leader’s Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization’s Transformation, have been cited in over 600 academic and business papers and journals.

Both Linda and Dean received Honorary Doctoral degrees from Brandman University for catalyzing this emerging field and their innovative thought leadership in how to lead transformational change.Brandman University has the fastest-growing Transformational Leadership Doctoral Program in America, which is based on many of the methods of Conscious Change Leadership. 

In this course, you’ll learn about the key strategies of Conscious Change Leadership directly from the pioneers of this innovative field.

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Meet Your Instructors

Greetings! Since the early 1980’s, we’ve been guiding visionary corporate executives, military, government, and community leaders to successfully design and implement large transformational change initiatives.

The need for transformational change is more urgent now than ever. Our organizational, social, and environmental challenges require competent transformational leadership. We know that developing these skills is not easy. But we also know what it takes. In our consulting careers, we have seen what works and doesn’t work many times over.

Leading Transformational Change is our first online foundational program. We put lots of effort into making sure we compiled all of the best practices in transformation from the last four decades to give you everything you need to make an immediate difference now. It’s truly our privilege to share this knowledge with you.

- Linda & Dean

Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson

Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson

Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson is a founding leader of the Organization Transformation field. Dr. Ackerman Anderson brings 40+ years of experience in facilitating and teaching transformational change in Fortune 1000 businesses, governments, the military and large not-for-profit organizations. Linda’s passion is to equip leaders and consultants with the capability to create transformational change strategies that produce extraordinary business outcomes while transforming leadership mindset and culture. She co-authored with Dr. Dean Anderson the seminal books on Conscious Change Leadership, "Beyond Change Management: How to Achieve Breakthrough Results through Conscious Change Leadership" and "The Change Leader’s Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization’s Transformation."

Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson is the Co-Founder and VP of Being First, Inc.

Dr. Dean Anderson

Dr. Dean Anderson

Dr. Dean Anderson is an international thought leader, speaker, bestselling author, and strategic advisor to the C-Suite. For 40 years, Dr. Anderson has been guiding transformational leaders of Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies and global non-profit organizations to integrate the inner work of personal transformation and mindfulness with advanced methodologies that guides leaders in HOW to design and implement transformational change successfully. Dean is passionate about co-creation — the high-performance way of Being, working and relating that brings people of diverse perspectives together to solve complex challenges and produce breakthrough results for all.

Dr. Dean Anderson is the Co-Founder and CEO of Being First, Inc.

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Enrollment Options

Historically this program has only been offered in-house to corporate clients for a fee of $90,000. To help make this information accessible to all leaders interested in transformation, we’re excited to now provide this course online so we can drastically reduce the tuition while still up-leveling the quality you receive through the power of technology.

No one committed to learning how to transform themselves, their organization or community will ever be turned away from our training center for financial reasons. If the tuition options do not meet your needs, please consider applying for My Choice Fees below. 

Individual and Group Tuition Includes:

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100% Satisfaction Money-Back Guarantee

We offer a 100% “no questions asked” guarantee policy on all of our courses, programs, and materials. If you ever – at any time – want a refund for any reason, we will give it to you. Why? Because we trust you and know you will be sensible. If we did not meet your needs, then we don’t deserve your hard-earned money. It is as simple as that.

My Choice Fees

Money is not the only currency of meaning for us. Service to humanity and planet is equally important. If you have the deep commitment to learn and build your transformational leadership or consulting expertise, but do not currently have the funds, then please apply for a scholarship. If our scholarship fund is empty, then you can set your own tuition and/or payment plan. We call this, My Choice Fees.

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LEADING TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE LIVE SESSION SCHEDULE

March-June 2021, Cohort B

This course includes 12 online interactive sessions from March 31 – June 23, 2021. 

All sessions are 5-hours total and include a 1-hour break. The session times are 8-10am Pacific Standard Time (14:00-16:00 UTC) and 11am-12pm Pacific Standard Time (17:00-19:00 UTC). (Sessions will also be recorded and made available in the cohort’s online learning community.)

March 2021
31Mar
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 1: Getting StartedLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
Mar 31 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
April 2021
07Apr
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 2: Develop Leaders’ Self-MasteryLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
Apr 07 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
14Apr
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 3: Lead Co-CreativelyLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
Apr 14 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
21Apr
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 4: Ensure Leader Commitment and AlignmentLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
Apr 21 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
28Apr
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 5: Create a Unified Change StrategyLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
Apr 28 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
May 2021
05May
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 6: Clarify Governance Structure and RolesLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
May 05 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
12May
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 7: Consciously Design your Change ProcessLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
May 12 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
26May
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 8: Directly Address CultureLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
May 26 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
June 2021
02Jun
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 9: Set Up Conditions for SuccessLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
Jun 02 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
09Jun
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 10: Engage Stakeholders to Maximize CommitmentLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
Jun 09 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
16Jun
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 11: Establish a Course Correction Mindset and SystemLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
Jun 16 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
23Jun
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leading Transformational Change Online Session 12: Putting It All TogetherLTC '21 Cohort B Virtual Event

Wednesday , Zoom
Local Time:
Jun 23 2021 |
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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LEADING TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE LIVE SESSION SCHEDULE

January 2021 Cohort A

This course includes 12 online interactive sessions from January 19 – April 16, 2021. 

All sessions are 5-hours total and include a 1-hour break. The session times are 7:00 – 9:00am Pacific Standard Time (13:00-15:00 UTC) and 10:00am – 12:00pm Pacific Standard Time (16:00-18:00 UTC). (Sessions will also be recorded and made available in the cohort’s online learning community.)

March 2021
April 2021
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