A primary risk to the effort would be attempting to create an organizational capability simply through training.It is necessary but not sufficient to train members of the organization in change management.
Following the business case outline created by Prosci, you can present the rationale and approach for building an organizational change management capability—what we call Project ECM™ (Enterprise Change Management) in a structured and formal business case.
This is not an exhaustive presentation of the business case but will instead give a glimpse of how you could position organizational change management capability to senior leaders in the format of a business case.
The time to build an organizational capability in change management is now.
In upcoming years, we will face more change than ever before.
The benefit of building the change capability is first and foremost the achievement of expected results and outcomes of the capital and budget being invested in projects and initiatives, increasing likelihood of success six-fold.
In addition, the organizational change management capability can: Project ECM will take place in three phases: We will strategically select specific pilot projects.
We will increase the number of projects applying change management, build out a robust curriculum so that change leadership becomes a competency of all members of the organization (even weaving change management concepts into existing leadership development programs), and integrate change management into the project management methodology and other improvement disciplines.
In addition, we will create and charter a Change Management Office.
We will also deliver training to all employees, along with continuous education opportunities, and we will add change leadership to the performance management system.
A specific timeline with dates will be built around the three phases.