Virtual Town Hall with Trevor Spunt and Lara Azcona
Leveraging Change Management to Increase Talent Development Success
In times of change, the importance of Learning and Development can sometimes become deprioritized in favor of what are perceived to be more pressing priorities as leaders focus too heavily on reaching the ‘finish line’ to the detriment of ensuring that the necessary knowledge is in place to effectively get there.
By understanding the role of Organizational Change Management…what it means, and how it is introduced, managed, and measured within organizations, Learning and Development Employees and Consultants will be better positioned to persuade leaders of the importance of the importance of their role for both the short and longer term success of their organization.
About our Speakers:
Trevor Spunt is an Organizational Effectiveness Executive, Thought Leader, and Speaker with 20+ years of experience helping global companies achieve strategic and operational organizational success.After graduating with an MBA in Strategic Management and Organizational Behavior, Mr. Spunt began working as an organizational effectiveness consultant and developed a reputation for being able to assess complex organizational situations and identify sound strategic and tactical courses of action.
These skills and experiences were critical to Mr. Spunt’s success at IBM where he created and built a successful change management practice within IBM’s Global Business Services division.
In 2012, Mr. Spunt founded Soarington, a firm dedicated to providing sustainable organizational effectiveness results for its clients. He is also a Founding Member of the Association of Change Management Professionals and a Board Member of the Texas Association of Change Management Professionals. Soarington is a sponsor of the Association of Change Management Professionals Global Conference.
Lara Azcona has deep experience in making the necessary change in the workplace an exciting prospect rather than a dreaded reality. Lara has successfully implemented change management across global organizations including Fortune 500, Big Four and government organizations.
With an MBA from Southern Methodist University and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Kansas, Lara's education has allowed her to understand technology and business. Lara has a Professional Scrum Master I certification from Scrum.org, Prosci Change Management Practitioner certification and Texas Educator certificate. These give Lara a unique perspective; allowing her to bridge multiple disciplines with confidence.
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm - Speaker Presentation
12:45 pm - 1:00 pm - Q&A
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