May 2016 NEWS

Change Management 2016

There are lots of opportunities at the Change Management 2016 Conference to network with change management professionals living and working right here in Texas! Be sure to join us at one or more of these events:


Texas Chapter Happy Hour

Date: Monday, May 16th
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Venue: Gaylord Riverwalk Cantina
Opportunity: Social hour with light appetizers and a cash bar


Chapter and Regional Networking Lunch

Look for the Texas Chapter section - you'll recognize us by the bandanas and pinatas!


Texas Chapter Photo Op

Date: Tuesday, May 17th
Venue: Closing Reception at the Glass Cactus Night Club
Time: 7:15 pm at the Texas Photo Booth


Event Volunteer Opportunities

It's a great way to GET INVOLVED and show all our Texas visitors a warm welcome.,, TEXAS STYLE!!! click here to sign up


LOCAL CHAPTER EVENTS

 
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May Event - Coming May 26th

How to Define the Intangible and Justify Return on Change Efforts

As change management practitioners, we often have to protect our work from the budgetary chopping block. But change efforts can be difficult to quantify, and proving a return on investment to stakeholders can seem impossible.

It doesn't have to be.

Learning about multi-variate analysis and Fermi questions can provide you with compelling return on investment models that justify comprehensive change interventions.

In this session, you will learn how to…

       …develop models that can simulate the possible outcomes of change efforts

       …explain how measurement can justify the benefits of change efforts by reducing uncertainty

       …make better decisions and recognize opportunity costs with simple, tangible tools that quantify the abstract benefits of change

Bio: Philip Jones is a change management professional and writer with a decade of experience helping people find and embrace the best path to change. He has worked with clients ranging from small non-profits to Fortune 500 Companies.  He spends his free time playing with his daughter, enjoying live music, and building Excel spreadsheets to solve mundane problems.


June Event - Coming June 30th

Leading Change through Facilitated Collaboration!

Attendees will leave with the ability to (1) describe strategies for leading change management virtually, (2) list technology options available for implementation and (3) relate real world case scenarios to their own work in organizations.

Bio:
Eddie Turner is a change agent who has worked for several of the world’s “most admired companies."  He works with leaders to accelerate performance and drive business impact!


June Coffee Talk - Houston

Date: June 13th

Location: In the Energy Corridor - watch for details

Time: 5:30 pm


Local Chapter Kickoff - Austin

Date: June 15th

Location: Caspian Grill, 12518 Research Blvd Ste J, Austin

Time: 7:00 pm

Contact: lanette.ferguson@acmptexas.org


CCMP Study Groups Forming - San Antonio

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The San Antonio region is forming study groups for the CCMP exam. Contact amanda.schmoldt@acmptexas.org if you would like to participate. Please include your preferences in the email:

Day of the week

Area of town for meeting location

Time of day (Evenings or Weekends)

Are you willing to be a group leader?

Posted on May 11, 2016 .