Culture and Change Management
Members $125/Non-members $250
NTEN courses run for one week and are offered twice a year.
This was a great course! It has been very helpful in thinking through how to pitch a change we are looking to make to various audiences.
– Course participant
Eploring an overview of change management principles and how they can positively impact different transitions in your organization.
Learning the key elements to communication planning with an emphasis on audience analysis and messaging.
Reviewing what organizational culture is and its impact on employee behavior, especially during times of change.
Technology projects often involve change management as your organization adapts to a new CRM or way of working. Unfortunately, many projects fail due to a lack of adoption from key influencers inside your organization. Increase the likelihood of success by analyzing your audiences and learning practical frameworks and best practices when implementing change in an organization.
Manager, Business Consulting Services
Mike manages the Business Consulting Services team at Blackbaud, which is comprised of the organizational readiness/change management practice, strategy/data analytic consultants, and action planning interactions. The BCS team is charged with helping clients further their organizational capabilities and taking full advantage of their technology solutions. He brings over 15 years of experience in different areas of organizational communication and change management including corporate culture, new technologies, social media, interviewing, and public speaking. Before leading the BCS team Mike ran the change management practice for Enterprise clients. Prior to joining the Blackbaud team, Mike worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the College of Charleston where he was twice honored with Faculty of the Year awards. In addition to his teaching duties, he conducted and published research on how corporate blogs and other new technologies affect corporate culture, and how social media could be used to create a “personality” for an organization, virtual teamwork, and related topics. Mike lives in Charleston, SC with his wife and their four children.
Pre-Work (Readings & Quiz)
20-30 mins (Self-Paced)
20-30 mins (Self-Paced)
Several relevant articles will establish key concepts and ideas as a primer to the live event, and help you to identify questions and topics you want to explore further.
A brief quiz will reinforce what you've learned so far. Don't stress - it isn't pass/fail - it is just to help you remember and distill the concepts you read in the pre-work.
This is a 90-minute live captioned online training with opportunities to interact with the presenter and your peers. And if you can't make the live session, you'll be able to access a captioned recording.
Faculty, themselves experts with a wealth of nonprofit experience, have created exercises that will reinforce what you've learned and give you actionable steps to improving your organization.
Earn While You Learn - Professional Credits
In addition to our own Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate, NTEN is an approved provider for a number of other professional credentials programs.
This course qualifies for the following credits:
NTEN Professional Certificate