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Virginia Motsepe
+27 (76) 251 1815

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01 Aug 2023


All Day

Becoming a Better Change Agent: Building Internal Change Management Capability and Capacity Workshop

Pre-conference workshop to the HR Business Partner Conference Cape Town

Learn how to maximise your organisation’s ability to successfully navigate any internal and external change by building internal change management capability and capacity; ensure your people are involved in – and committed to – the change process; and align the people, processes and structures with the vision and business strategy of your organisation.

Course content and outcomes

At the conclusion of this course the delegate should understand:

  • Change Management BASICS:
    • What Change Management is,
    • The formula for Change Management.
  • Why Change Management should play a pivotal role in a PROJECT ENVIRONMENT:
    • Two types of change,
    • People’s reactions to change,
    • Benefits of Change Management,
    • Implications of not tackling Change Management,
  • The PROCESS of change:
    • Reactions to change that is seen to be positive,
    • Reactions to change that is seen to be negative,
    • Overcoming resistance to change,
    • Theory and practice.
  • Change AGENTS:
    • Roles and responsibilities of a Change Agent,
    • Formulating a Change Agent network,
  • Change Management METHODOLOGY:
    • Stakeholder Management,
    • Communications,
    • Change Readiness,
    • Culture,
    • Training,
    • local and international case studies

Who should attend this course?

The course is aimed at HR Business Partners, HR Practitioners and Professionals, Managers and anyone who is a Change Agent in the organisation.


This course has been accredited by SABPP and CPD points will be awarded to the attendee for successful completion of the course.

About your facilitators:

Barbara Lombard, Executive Director, 21st Century

Barbara Lombard has the wealth of experience as an Executive in some blue-chip companies. She has both local and international experience having worked in South Africa, USA, United Kingdom, and India. She has a breadth of knowledge and experience in Policies, Organisational Governance Processes and ethics, Organisational and HR strategy, Industrial Relations, Talent Management and Leadership Development. She currently holds an Executive Director position at 21st Century. She is also a Remuneration and Rewards Committee Member at SALGA. Her board experience is over 12 years and has been a board member of SALGA for 2 terms.

Sizwe Lungelo Hadebe, Change Management Consultant, 21st Century

Sizwe Lungelo is a Change Management Consultant at 21st Century based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He offers a dynamic approach to journeying with organisations in understanding and facilitating change. Lungelo encourages individuals to employ a more personal reflective approach to the changes they have experienced before attempting to understand challenges, complexities, and opportunities as a result of the change in their organisations. Acquiring a disability that ushered drastic change in his life, Lungelo used this as experiential learning in supplementing all the Change Management theoretical knowledge acquired at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He also has experience in Employee Engagement, Stakeholder Engagement, and journeying with organisations in creating humanising workplaces through the creative application of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion principles. Lungelo is a passionate researcher and evidence-based approaches inform his consulting work.

Registration Fees:

Registration fees include refreshments, lunch and a copy of the speaker slides.
Registration fees exclude VAT.

1 August 2023 • Becoming a Better Change Agent: Building Internal Change Management Capability and Capacity Workshop R4 500.00



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