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Change Management. Year Developed: 2018. Source: National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This online learning module from the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) provides public health leaders with an overview of areas to consider when planning organizational change.

Learning Objectives: • Learn about a model for organizational change • Discover tools that can be used for organizational assessment • Develop knowledge and skills in planning organizational change • Learn about strategies for implementing organizational change • Become familiar with process, structure and outcome indicators and their measurement

Special Instructions: Locate the module for 'Change Management' at the bottom of the list of all trainings.

Strategies for Change: Implement Change and Gain Leadership Buy-in. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Martha Johnson. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 35 minutes.

Annotation: Big and small changes in the workplace require sensible leadership. There are many implications in small vs. big changes, which can also affect how you attain leadership buy-in. This course is led by leadership expert, Martha Johnson, Leadership Speaker and Consultant with more than 3o years of experience in business and government. She is also the bestselling author of “On My Watch: Leadership, Innovation, and Personal Resilience.” The course comprises an overview and introduction, 6 lessons, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • The practicalities of big change versus incremental change. • Differences between disruptions and interruptions. • How government leaders can choose and steward change.

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Adaptive Leadership and Public Health. Year Developed: 2015. Source: National Association of County and City Health Officials. Presenter(s): N/A. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: 5 minutes.

Annotation: Local health officials and their staff are exploring innovative partnerships with other agencies in health care and beyond and identifying new ways of operating within and influencing the economic and social conditions of our health system. Such work demands a new kind of leadership – a transition from our typical spheres of influence and authority to mobilizing people to tackle tough challenges and thrive. Adaptive Leadership is a practical framework for leading consequential change in the midst of significant market and sociopolitical transformation.

Adaptive Leadership: A Model for Meeting the Most Difficult Challenges. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Maternal & Child Health Public Health Leadership Institute. Presenter(s): David Steffen, PhD, Claudia Fernandez, PhD. Type: Slide Presentation. Level: Intermediate. Length: 24 minutes.

Annotation: This 24-minute presentation introduces the topic of adaptive leadership for facing complex problems associated with innovation, change, and/or a paradigm shift. The presentation discusses how adaptive leaders use a social leadership style, engaging in more relational dialogue, in order to wholistically frame issues. Adaptive leaders will adapt perspective to understand the others at the table better, understand the situation better and to help create a plausible leadership. The presenters explain why multiple stakeholders and real risk must be balanced with reward. The three types of problems – and tools for their solutions – that arise in adaptive leadership (technical, mixed, adaptive) are also discussed. When leaders are faced with the most complex challenges they need to bring the tools of adaptive leadership to bear.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the need for new adaptive leadership. • Learn leadership levels and associated tasks. • Describe the challenges associated with adaptive leadership. • Understand the model of adaptive learning.

Special Instructions: To access this learning opportunity, scroll down on the landing page to “Cultural Competence and Global Leadership” leadership module and click on “View Module Presentation.” No audio. Requires Flash in your web browser.

Adaptive Leadership Videos. Year Developed: 2010. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Ronald Heifetz. Type: Video. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: 70 minutes.

Annotation: These two videos highlight how adaptive leadership is an essential concept for MCH leaders to understand. The speakers also recommend the use of strengths-based leadership approaches including Collaborative Leadership, Servant Leadership, and Appreciative Inquiry. The landing page for this resource includes links to the videos, ACUMEN training resources, and change tools.

Leadership, Strategic Planning and Systems Approaches. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): Peter M. Ginter, PhD. Type: Video Course. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 600 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: This course is organized into seven modules around focused strategic planning. Module 1 includes video overviews of descriptions and steps involved in focused strategic thinking (FST), planning, management, and perspectives. The instructor notes that change is inevitable and necessary to further an organization, brainstorming is crucial to develop new ideas, and focus is crucial throughout the entire process. Module 2 discusses leadership and its relation to FST using a lecture by Dr. Jack Duncan on “The Mystical Reality of Leadership”, and includes an interview with Fay Boozman and Donald E Williamson. Session 3 concentrates on the specific process of strategic planning. In section 4, the instructor focuses on what the organization should and can do, the external factors and internal resources and the existing competencies of an organization to accomplish their goals. Module 5 discusses setting the organization’s mission, visions and values in order to form direction towards success. Module 6 focuses on developing strategies to set goals, while part 7 helps the learner brainstorm activities in order to achieve that goal. Handouts of the modules are available for use as well as a quiz.

Learning Objectives: • Have an awareness of the strategic development process. • Be able to define internal and external analysis. • Be able to differentiate between strategic and long-range planning. • Understand what SWOTS are and how to use them in planning. • Have an understanding of the role of strategic management. • Be able to differentiate between mission statements and vision statements.

Special Instructions: Registration to the South Central Public Health Partnership is required. For new users it will take one weekday to receive an access email. If you are registered in TRAIN, login using that username and password. Click on “Course Offerings” and search for “Leadership, Strategic Planning and Systems Approaches.”

Continuing Education: A completion certificate will be awarded if you receive 70% or higher on the course quiz.

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