Balancing and Embracing Change: Strategies for Preparing Staff in the Library

Scheduled Dates

August 22, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT (Register Now)

Course Description

Libraries are constantly changing and adapting for many reasons. Managers, however, are not always sure how to help their staff understand and embrace the upcoming changes. This course is designed to help you learn strategies for a successful transition, identify potential pitfalls, and anticipate staff response to a pending change in your library.

Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
Librarians and managers who need to prepare library staff for adapting to change.
Prerequisites
None
Learning Objectives
  • Explain the main drivers of change in most libraries
  • Devise strategies to get all levels of staff involved in bringing forth change
  • Develop and implement a consistent approach to proposing change in your library
  • Measure the success of the change once fully implemented
Homework Expectations
  • Students will participate in class discussion and complete individual assignment.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
2
Instructor
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$130.00
Non-member Fee: 
$155.00