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New EA course addresses change management aspects

Real IRM has launched a first-of-its-kind course for Enterprise Architects – dealing specifically with the change management, change leadership and communication skills required to produce effective business transformation.

Enterprise Architecture (EA) programmes are vulnerable to failing unless they are supported by a powerful change management strategy and effective stakeholder engagement.

This course breaks away from the technical aspects of EA. It draws on the psychological aspects that need to be considered when an organisation redefines its architectural vision.

As roles, responsibilities, processes and systems change, individuals often suffer from a great sense of discomfort. Here, we are helping architects to prepare an organisation for transformation – with specific modules that address:

  • The role of the change team
  • Communication and awareness
  • Training and individual empowerment programmes
  • Addressing resistance and obstacles to change
  • Embedding the transformation into the organisation’s cultural DNA

The course takes a practical approach to developing a change management plan for EA projects. Through a series of exercises, delegates create a clear action plan that can be woven directly into the fabric of their EA programmes and practices.

High-calibre architects know that it is vital to run the EA practice as a business if they hope to produce optimum results. In order to do this, they need to be able to communicate effectively with stakeholders at various levels of the organisation.

Clearly, selling the ‘business case’ for EA and constantly driving innovation and change involves embracing new skillsets and activities.

With strong change leadership capabilities across the entire EA team, each member is empowered to act as a change agent, and effective, lasting change becomes possible.

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Monday, 25 August, 2014 - 10:45
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