READY, Set, Change! Simplify and Accelerate Organizational Change

Monday 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Session Description

Organizational Change Management is defined as moving an organization and its stakeholders from the current state to a future state. The extent to which employees are ready, willing and able to adopt change is a key indicator of project success.

READY, Set, Change! provides a simple framework for those who are responsible for change but are not change management experts. In this session, participants learn how to successfully lead organizational change initiatives. Discover how to approach and implement change and ensure business objectives are met while addressing resistance and delighting stakeholders.


April Callis-Birchmeier

April is an internationally known organizational change management expert and has implemented change for clients including the State of Michigan, Whirlpool, AAA, and the University of Michigan. She’s the Author of the #1 Amazon bestseller “Ready, Set, Change”. April believes that no one should have to suffer through an unorganized, poorly managed change and the resulting negativity and she’s frequently quoted by the Associated Press, The New York Times and other international media outlets.  April is the leader of Springboard Consulting and one of the “First 100” Certified Change Management Professionals (CCMP™) a Change Ignitor for Association of Change Management Professionals and Certified Speaking Professional. She’s also a PMP, winner of the Top Trainer Throwdown and President of the Association of Change Management Professionals Michigan Chapter.