Guiding Transformations: The Basics of Change Management
April 18, 2023, 2 p.m. ET
Theological education boards and leaders are leading through a time of change whether they want to or not. Without effective communication, careful planning, and empathy it is easy for stakeholder to resist change itself at a time when stakeholder engagement and support is most needed.
Join change management expert Valerie Robideaux and higher education governance and strategy consultant David Rowe to review the basics of change management so that you can advance your institution’s mission by guiding transformation even more effectively.
Guiding Transformations: Introduction to Adaptive Leadership
April 25, 2023, 2 p.m. ET
Institutional change requires more than implementing successful strategies. Without attention to the relationships involved, even the most promising plans can become mired in competing values and unanticipated resistance. It is incumbent upon trustees and leaders to develop their own leadership capacities in order to fully appreciate the dynamics of the organizations they are leading so that they can do so with compassion and clarity of purpose in the midst of ambiguity.
Join leadership development coach Dale Matherly and higher education governance and strategy consultant David Rowe to apply the insights of Adaptive Leadership to the messy and fraught process of guiding transformations.
Guiding Transformations: Inside the Decision to Merge
May 2, 2023, 2 p.m. ET
Theological education is already well into an era of cooperation, consolidation, and closure, forcing many boards and leaders to wrestle with existential questions on behalf of the institutions they serve. How can you help your institution understand the messages that sector trends and internal data may be trying to send to you? More importantly, how can you help your board and institution understand what it means to be stewards of the mission during such a critical time?
Join trustee Rebekah Basinger, former CFO Elizabeth Bennett, and former interim president David Rowe to gain the insights from their three different perspectives on the years and months leading up to the decision to enter into a definitive agreement to combine with Moravian University.