Leading Change

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Learn to recognize when change is needed and how to manage and lead change in a collaborative environment. In today’s competitive world, you're faced with the challenge of how to do more with less in an environment where the velocity of change is increasing. The ability of a firm to quickly adapt to changing competitive conditions and to fundamental shifts in labor markets is a very important predictor of success.

This class is available for university credit. Please contact Lynn Slattery at Lynn.Slattery@mccombs.utexas.edu or 512.471.5893 for more information.

Managing People and Leading Teams

Equip yourself with the strategies and the management savvy to foster highly effective communication and collaboration.

Two-Day Concentrated Program

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and class runs 8:30 – 4:30 both days with a one-hour lunch break.

Austin, Texas

Enjoy proximity to the vibrancy of the campus and downtown Austin, and the innovative, business-friendly environment of the city.


    • Discard your fear of change and embrace new opportunities for growth
    • Learn how to recognize when changes are needed
    • Capitalize on your leadership skills to implement changes
    • Articulate your new vision to your employees to generate cooperation
    • Appreciate your organization’s culture and use it to implement changes
    • Assess your organization’s success objectively to determine what changes are needed
    • Incorporate temporary employees into your permanent workforce effectively


  • This class focuses on providing solutions to these organizational challenges:
    • What can you and your organization do to create a culture that is change-enabled?
    • What skills are essential to lead and manage your team where change is the constant?
    • How can you profitably cope within an environment that constantly challenges your ability to adapt quickly?
    • How does your organization cope with a changing workforce?
    • What new methods exist for recruiting and retaining people who are great at adapting to constant change?
    • What makes your organization flexible, adaptive and agile?
    • In a fast changing business environment where a new “psychological contract” exists between employers and employees, what can your organization do to succeed and prosper?
    • What can you do to generate commitment, loyalty, and performance when everything seems different than it used to be?

Who Attends

It's no secret that a strong leader can make or break an organization. Become a more influential leader by effectively advocating for your ideas and vision.

  • Executives and high-level managers in leadership roles
  • Professionals responsible for affecting change and driving new initiatives
  • High-potential individuals who will assume greater responsibility within their organization

Companies frequently send pairs of individuals, and small teams to this program, as they try to launch and lead new initiatives within their organization. Please contact us if you are interested in sending three or more participants to this program.

Additional Information

CEUs: Participants earn 1.4 CEUs and/or 14 CPEs for this course. A certificate of completion will be presented from Texas Executive Education.
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John Daly

Dr. John Daly is the Liddell Professor in the Moody College of Communication, Regents Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Texas Commerce Bancshares Professor of Management at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Luis Martins

Luis L. Martins is a Professor and Department Chair of Management and the Juanita Dreibelbis Fellow in Business at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He also serves as the Faculty Director of the MS in Technology Commercialization Program at the McCombs School of Business.

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Upcoming Sessions

Leading Change

Price: $2,950.00


03/08/22 - 03/09/22

2- Days

Rowling Hall 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Austin, TX 78701, Room Comal

John Daly
Luis Martins