The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the pace at which organizations respond to change, with organizational leadership changing their focus from marketplace competitiveness to employee productivity.
For our August meeting, we are going to have an expert on Change Management Consulting, Dr. Kimberly Morse, talk with us about what Change Management is and why effective Change Management is important. Here are a few key points that will be covered:
- What is Change Management?
- A Brief History and a business case
- Comparing and Contrasting Change Management and Project Management
- What is different and what may overlap
- What does a Change Management Consultant do?
- A Change Consultant’s varying roles
- An Overview of the Change Management process
- Core Competencies of Change Management Consultants
- Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
- Transitioning to a Change Management Consultant
- It’s much more than just a process
Meet your presenter: Dr. Kimberly Morse
Dr. Morse is a Senior Consultant with the OD and Change Leadership Group, a global consultancy with consultants in over ten major cities across the United States and partners in five countries. She has extensive experience in Higher Education, having worked to improve the customer service experience for nearly 10 years, including leading a digital transformation both pre- and during Covid. She is published on topics such as life satisfaction, work/life balance, stress, financial well-being, the use of technology to improve services for distance learners, and writing a dissertation. She is experienced in quantitative and qualitative data analyses. Dr. Morse is highly skilled at assisting organizations with identifying areas for opportunities and developing plans to address those challenges.
Throughout her career, Dr. Morse has looked to assist organizations with developing and implementing strategies to improve their services, whether it was customer-facing or employee-facing initiatives. In 2020, she joined with OD and Change Leadership to help the digital transformation of the global certificate program in OD and Change Leadership. The ODCL Group’s client list has included many Fortune 500 companies, such as General Motors, AT&T, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Dun & Bradstreet, among others. Dr. Morse has consulted with organizations of all sizes, in industries including universities, technology, medical facilities, health insurance, start-ups, grocery, non-profits, commercial furnishings, among others.
Dr. Morse is a New Jersey native, a graduate of the University of Arizona Global Campus with a BA in Psychology, a Master’s and a PhD in IO Psychology from Grand Canyon University, and a graduate certificate in Big Data & Analytics from Keller Graduate School of Management. When she’s not working, she serves as a mentor to others in their doctoral journeys and is a Content Expert on several doctoral committees. She enjoys karaoke, crochet, and spending time with her family.
Note to registrants: This event may be recorded for chapter marketing purposes.