READY, Set, Change! Simplify and Accelerate Organizational Change
Breakout Session

Presenter: April Callis-Birchmeier


Date: September 14

Track: Wade in the Messy Middle

About the Session

Organizations are inundated with change. Leaders and team members must be ready, willing, and able to adopt change quickly to reach organizational goals.

READY, Set, Change! provides a framework to lead change initiatives for those who aren't change managers. Discover a simple and fast approach to help individuals and organizations adopt change and ensure business objectives are met.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to describe the benefit of change in a relevant and relatable way to develop the change narrative and context.

  2. Develop techniques to identify stakeholders and use targeted support for successful change.

  3. Use the READY, Set, Change! five-step framework to increase change adoption and initiative success.

About the Presenter(s)

April Callis-Birchmeier

April Callis-Birchmeier

Springboard Consulting

Recognized as one of the Top 30 Global Gurus in Organizational Culture both in 2021 & 2022, April is an internationally known organizational change management expert and Keynote speaker who has implemented change for government, health care, higher education, and corporate clients. 

April is CEO of Springboard Consulting, a boutique change management consulting firm. She served the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) to develop the global professional standard for all change management practitioners worldwide and is a Qualified Education Provider. Her expertise and experience are evident in certifications such as PMP® (Project Management Professional), CSP™ (Certified Speaking Professional), and CCMP™ (Certified Change Management Professional).

April is the author of four books including the bestsellers “READY, Set, Change! Simplify and Accelerate Organizational Changeand “READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide.

As a popular certified speaking professional, April has presented for more than 30 association conferences, meetings, and education sessions, in addition to providing education for PMI Training, and ACMP Training, and is a SHRM Recertification provider.

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