Mastering Human Resources Management Courses and HR Certifications

Strategy, Culture, and Change


Do you want your people to deliver extraordinary performance? Do you want your people to achieve great things and fulfill their potential? Do you want an organizational culture that engages your people? If your answer is yes then you must put into place the building blocks that create an inspirational organization that motivates and empowers your people. Inspirational leaders are visionaries who seek and generate momentum for change. They create a shared vision that engages their people and a culture where people value themselves, each other, the company and the customers.

Change is a fact of life in all teams, organizations, and countries. The Leadership of change is vital and no matter what activities a Leader or Manager becomes involved in, from strategy implementation to making simple amendments to a work system; all of these activities require change leadership skills. Every time a Leader or Manager makes a decision, some type of change occurs.

This course provides guidelines on best practice, current ‘best-practice, and skills development in organizational change.

Targeted Groups:

  • Head of Departments
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • HR Staff
  • Persons who want to gain great leadership skills to improve their career

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Build an organizational vision direction and purpose
  • Evaluate the impact of the wider environment of strategy
  • Determine the key features of their organizational culture to determine if it is supportive of the organization direction
  • Identify opportunities to innovate in the organization
  • Build a compelling message for those they lead
  • Understand organizational culture and how it impacts performance
  • Improve the interpersonal relationships
  • Identify the behaviors which build trust and influence
  • Establish a “grounded” change management plan to meet the needs of the global environment



Targeted Competencies:

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Strategic direction and organizational alignment
  • Personal credibility and trusted influence
  • Communication skills
  • Leading organizational change

Course Content:

Unit 1: Leading The Strategic Vision:

  • Building an organizational vision
  • Behaviors, values and stakeholder for support the vision
  • The leadership qualities that will deliver the vision
  • Two fundamental questions on leadership
  • Inspiring others
  • My leadership challenge

Unit 2: Strategy and the Organisation:

  • How does the global environmental impact on our business?
  • Current status: SWOT analysis
  • Strategy does it support and the vision Porters 5 forces on strategy: impact and outcomes
  • Customer drive strategy. Do we meet their needs?
  • Future projections of need and planning
  • Strategy tree: ensuring alignment

Unit 3: Inspirational Leadership and Culture:

  • The shadow of the leader
  • How leaders impact the culture and climate of an organization
  • Organizational culture what is it and why so important?
  • Using Mckinsey’s 7 s tool to analyze the organization
  • What features can I identify in my organizational culture?
  • Does our culture support the vision and strategy?
  • Identify areas for potential change

Unit 4: Generating Momentum and Leading Change:

  • Leading strategic and cultural change
  • Models of change
  • Planning for change: Kotter’s Eight Stage model
  • Gaining support
  • Overcoming resistance
  • Addressing individual resistance. Winning hearts and minds

Unit 5: Inspirational Leadership: Future Action and Intent:

  • The anatomy of leadership
  • Inspiring by creating meaning: building a compelling vision
  • Inspiring through communication: elevator speech
  • Inspiring through trust
  • Inspiring by engaging your people
  • Action planning and review

Unit 6: Understanding Human Psychology and Its Impact on Change Management:

  • What is Human Psychology?
  • Understanding Yourself
  • Developing Self-awareness, Trust, and Communication
  • How Attitudes are formed?
  • Motivation at Workplace and What Drives People to be Motivated
  • The Key Drivers of Change
  • The Need for Change Management

Unit 7: Refreezing and Creating a new Cultural  Status Quo:

  • Understanding What is culture and How it is formulated.
  • Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory
  • Understanding organizational culture.
  • Steps towards developing organizational culture.
  • Enhancing and Anchoring the new culture.

Mastering Human Resources Management Courses and HR Certifications
Strategy, Culture, and Change (HR)


Mercury dynamic schedule is constantly reviewed and updated to ensure that every category is being addressed at least once a month, if not once every week. Please check the training courses listed below and if you do not find the subject you are interested in, email us or give us a call and we will do our best to assist.