Course Catalog

Course Code: AMS2021

Course Title: Executive Change Management in an Acquisition Environment

Competency Areas: Business Analysis, Operational Performance, Professional Development, Project Management

Delivery Types: Blended Learning, Instructor Led Training (ILT), Supportive Learning Artifacts, Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

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Executive Change Management in an Acquisition Environment

In an environment driven by acquisition, change and the impact of change are the most critical factors for an executive team to embrace and manage. This program is designed to help executives identify, control and manage employee performance and morale during the change process prior to, during and post-acquisition.

Attendees will learn how to better identify high potential candidates, understand the elements that drive retention and learn how to manage natural and planned attrition. This workshop is a hands-on, executive facilitated program.

Duration: See customizable options below

Content Learning Themes

  • Effective Communication Techniques
  • Inspiring Teams to Increase Performance
  • Proven Performance Management Methods
  • Managing Attrition and Retention
  • Continual Feedback and Recognition

Who Should Attend

Directors, Vice Presidents, Line Managers and Individual Contributors will all benefit from this workshop. Additionally, those involved in any large scale change initiative will benefit from this course.

Customize Your Learning Experience

AMS offers a complete Blended Learning Solution (BLS) designed to provide content topics in support of instructor led programs. The objectives of this Blended Learning Solution are to provide participants with industry and organization specific knowledge, current best practices, and competency-based learning utilizing multiple delivery models in the most cost effective way.


Instructor Led Training
  • Delivered in 1 day
  • Maximum 15 participants
Virtual Instructor Led Training
  • Delivered in two, 3-hour sessions
  • Maximum 15 participants
Supportive Learning Artifacts
  • Articles
  • Audio Micro-Learning
  • Suggested Reading/HBR Case Studies
  • Video Vignettes
Blended Learning

This course can be delivered as part of a blended learning solution, contact us for more information.


Customization is available for all of our programs the AMS Learning Customization Model provides our clients with the option to build and customize a scalable approach to their learning efforts.


Course Outline:


  • Course Overview
  • Exercise: Create the Hot Topics List


Module 1: Effective Communication Techniques 

  • Understanding your Role as a Change Agent
  • Communicating Across Cultures
  • Listening and Coaching

Module 2: Inspiring Teams to Increase Performance

  • Guiding your Team Toward Peak Effectiveness
  • Planning for Success
  • Becoming Emotionally Intelligent

Module 3: Proven Performance Management Methods

  • Identify the Scorecard
  • Setting SMART Goals
  • Keeping your Team on Track: A Toolbox for Leaders

Module 4: Managing Attrition and Retention

  • Components of Managing Human Capital
  • The Cost of a Bad Hire
  • Understanding Retention: Ranking Employee Motivation Factors

Module 5: Continual Feedback and Recognition

  • Rewarding and Recognizing Employees
  • Best Practices for Success

Module 6: Course Wrap-Up 

  • Review and Close the Hot Topics List
  • Program Review