Webinar: Effective Practices for Implementing Change in Student Affairs

February 19, 2019 - 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. MST

$299/webinar and recording for your training library

Studies find that nearly 70% of change initiatives fail because of poor change management and leadership. Make sure change initiatives that impact your program are successful.

Who Should Attend?

This program is ideal for college student affairs professionals who oversee student success and academic support programs.

  • Vice-Presidents, Provosts, Deans of Student Affairs

  • Directors and Assistant Directors of Student Affairs Programs

  • Directors and Assistant Directors of Academic Advising

  • Directors and Assistant Directors of Academic Support Programs

  • Directors and Assistant Directors of Residential Life Programs

  • Department Chairs

Overview

Approximately 70% of change initiatives fail because of poor change management. Leaders often lack a plan to communicate change initiatives clearly to staff, gain staff commitment, and prepare staff for the additional time and effort required to successfully implement changes. Learn effective change management strategies and tips to make your change initiative succeed.

Navigate a constantly changing environment while maintaining high quality student services and programming. Learn effective strategies for managing change by preparing your staff to respond in a way that is positive and flexible.During this interactive webinar, the expert facilitator will help attendees:

  • Anticipate institutional changes that will affect your program

  • Ready staff and faculty for potential changes

  • Create a change plan with your staff in mind

  • Effectively communicate changes to staff

  • Anticipate and plan for impacts of change on staff

  • Respond to negative reactions

  • Advocate for your staff

Learning Outcome

Attendees will be able to apply models and strategies to effectively prepare student affairs staff for programmatic and institutional change.

Poor change management costs higher education institutions money, time and people. When leaders manage change well, staff morale and confidence in leadership increases and resistance to future change decreases.

Poor change management costs higher education institutions money, time and people. When leaders manage change well, staff morale and confidence in leadership increases and resistance to future change decreases.

Pricing and Registration

Live Webinar Site Connection     $299

  • Access to the live webinar: invite your whole team.

  • Electronic links to presentation materials and additional resources

  • Following the webcast: a link to download the recorded webcast

  • Only $25 for additional webinar connections for members of the same institution - great for students who want to join in on the learning from off campus locations!

On-Demand Download         $299

  • An electronic link containing a recording of the live webinar (active for 15 days)

  • Access to electronic versions of presentation materials and additional resources

  • Links are delivered via email within 14 business days following the live webcast date


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Instructor

Linda Kuk, Emerita Associate Professor and Vice President of Student Affairs, Colorado State University

Previously, Linda was the Chair of the Higher Education Leadership Program at Colorado State University. She has held numerous positions in higher education including the Vice President of Student Affairs at Colorado State University, Rochester Institute of Technology and State University of New York College at Cortland; Dean of Students at Marquette University; and Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs at Iowa State University.

Highly respected for her focus on students, she received the 2014 NASPA Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education Award, recognizing work in programs, policies or research that have made a national impact and contributed to the broad research of higher education. She has contributed more than 40 publications to student affairs literature, including a recent book Positioning Student Affairs for Sustainable Change, in which she addresses the organizational and structural challenges currently facing institutions.