Calgary Chapter Event: The Psychology of Change
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Calgary Chapter Event: The Psychology of Change

Do you constantly have to deal with change in your organization? Don't we all? Then join us for this exciting event where we will explore the psychology of change. On average, 70% of organizational change initiatives fail or do not result in sustained change. Addressing the psychology of change, the natural reactions that people have when leading or responding to change can make all the difference.

When: October 16th, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Where: Inside Out Theatre in Eau Claire Market
200 Barclay Parade SW
Unit A02 (Corner of 2nd St & 2nd Ave SW)
Calgary, Alberta 
Presenter: Shawn Bakker, Lead Psychologist from Psychometrics Canada
Contact: Calgary Chapter
416-367-5900 ext.242

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This seminar explores:

  • Why and how people deal with change in different ways
  • A logical approach for recognizing patterns of human behaviour during times of organizational change.
  • How managers and employees can leverage their strengths to increase involvement and buy-in when designing, leading and implementing change processes.

We will also discuss practical examples as to how leading psychometric assessments and diagnostic instruments can be used in your organization's leadership and cultural development initiatives.

Event details:

Date: October 16th

Time: 5:30 to 7:00pm

Location: Inside Out Theatre in Eau Claire Market

                 200 Barcley Parade SW (Unit A02)

                 Paid parking is available in the Eau Claire Market lot. The theatre can be accessed from inside the Eau Claire Market (main floor, near                       the food court) or outside (across from the Barley Mill Pub. Look for the door marked "Inside Out Theatre")

Other: Food and drinks will be provided, so please let us know via email if you have any dietary restrictions

Cost: $20 for members, $30 for non-members

This event is open to I4PL members as well as non-members. Anyone interested in learning about this topic is welcome to register.

Presenter Bio:

Presented by Psychometrics Canada Lead Psychologist, Shawn Bakker. Shawn is a registered psychologist and holds a Master's Degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of Alberta. He leads the professional services team at Psychometrics Canada, and specializes in the effective use of assessments of personality, ability and judgment to help people capitalize on their talents as leader, team members and individual contributors.

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