Your local ATD chapter, (ATD-GTC) is excited to bring together a panel of change management experts to review the Minnesota change management scene. Join Beth Kathan, Scott Yager, Stacey Ferguson, and Stephanie Christensen in an exploration of best practices, tools and trends, with practical applications, and stories from local and national businesses' change management challenges. These panel members are among the leading change management practitioners in town. They have worked for every size company from small start ups to Fortune 500's, created new methodologies, and helped dozens of projects not only meet their delivery goals, but become an adopted and sustained part of the business.
We look forward to exploring this topic with our experts and allowing you the opportunity to bring your pressing questions and ideas on change management to this session.
Beth Kathan has been helping leaders communicate for over 20 years. She focuses on combining employee communication and change management to drive business results.
Beth's expertise is in employee communication & consumer product marketing. She has practiced in manufacturing, service and retail settings. Her programs have impacted the bottom line of each company she has counseled ... through proactive project implementation, change management coaching and industry-leading Employee Communication systems.
Beth is passionate about employee brand - the notion that a good or bad experience with just one employee can supercede all of the advertising and media coverage that a brand might receive. Solid consumer marketing programs integrate internal and external communication. Beth works with teams to develop strong programs that drive business with clear, consistent messages for customers and employees.
Stacey Ferguson is co-founder of The Ferguson Group: a minority and women-owned management consulting firm focused on helping individuals, businesses & non-profits achieve and sustain desired results. The firm has over 50 years of experience across several industries, working with all levels of the organization(from individuals/projects to enterprise-wide business transformation with thousands of people). Services span a wide range of offerings and include termed projects to ongoing coaching engagements.
Scott Yager is an experienced business leader with over 25 years of hands-on experience providing direct business results. Scott has deep business experience and has focused on managing large scale organizational transformational and change initiatives for many Fortune 200 companies.
Projects across his career have varied from large scale systems implementations, to business process outsourcing, to enterprise transformations. Scott is certified in Technology of Participation (large group facilitation techniques) and has facilitated many strategic workshops with senior executives across multiple organizations.
Stephanie Christensen is a results-driven consultant with extensive experience in implementing enterprise change management capabilities, managing and directing major change initiatives, developing and facilitating leadership programs and partnering with leaders to design organizational effectiveness strategies. Identifies strategic opportunities and creates and implements end to end solutions. Known for building key relationships, the ability to see the big picture and steering leaders in the appropriate direction. Her specialties include: CHANGE MANAGEMENT, building out plans that result in effective organization change and transition, identifying stakeholders and creates engagement and buy-in at all levels, developing a compelling case for change and engages senior leadership; and ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, including workshop design and facilitation, using assessments and strength-based exercises to create cohesive, high performing teams and providing 1:1 coaching to senior leaders.
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