Change Management & Business Strategies

Change Management and Business Strategies

A change management plan and a business strategy are key to success and sustainability. Strategic transformation is the tool to keep businesses relevant. Furthermore, agile business strategies allow organisations to adapt and revise their risk appetite, organisational structure. In addition, enhancing your processes according to market forces and economic constraints.

Business strategies and change management for better corporate governance and organisational performance

It’s been said that the only thing certain in life is change. In many cases, changes are very positive. This is true, only when the change management is well managed and planned. Appointing a change manager in Dubai or change management training Dubai company can help your project management team to develop their transformation strategy. In other words, having a robust change plan and incorporate good corporate governance is vital when implementing successfully.

Business transformation through Change Management and Business Strategies

Having the right change management business strategy

Adopting change management is a business strategy for Dubai based companies looking to transform their organisation. Having the right strategy can be used to assist your team to transition to any type of change. This needs to be planned for a rapid and more effectively implementation.

Employees, teams, and entire organisations can benefit from an organised change management training process. Training aids in embedding changes being introduced. We help your team work through the steps involved in your change strategy.

Planning large scale business changes

If large and sweeping changes are in the works for your business, your team could benefit from a change manager. Governance Gurus can provide your company with the change management training in Dubai. By engaging us you will  accomplish a seamless transition. Extensive planning for change, guarantees a high level of success! Up to 70% of change initiatives fail due to a lack of planning and low levels of engagement.

Our value proposition 

Our team help you keep momentum, create urgency and identifying key change champions. Don’t worry, as your change management adviser we will work with you to design, implement and embed your change initiative. This will maximise your chances for sustainable success.

Change Management for International Organization for Standardization (ISO), ITIL and Other Certification

Many organisations choose to adapt their policies and procedures to meet the ISO requirements to achieve certification under the relevant standards of ISO. We work with organisations to get them ready for ISO audit and certification, this exercise requires a combined effort and commitment from the organisation’s leadership, the employees and us as the change management driver. We work closely with the leadership team to design, develop, implement and embed policies and procedures which are to the required standard to ensure that businesses achieve ISO certification.

Our team of ISO specialists can assist you with the implementation and embedding of ISO standards and this is a list of just a few of the areas we can assist you with:

ISO 9001 Quality Management System

ISO 14001 Environmental Management System

ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety Management System

ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System

ISO 27001 Information Security Management System

ISO 20000 IT Service Management

ISO 17001:2015 Translation Services

ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management

ISO 26000:2010 Social Responsibility (CSR)

ISO 37001:2016 Anti Bribery

We work closely with leadership, the management teams and their employees to ensure that the working practices and procedures are reflected in the policies and that these are aligned with the ISO requirements to eliminate major and minor non-conformities issued by the auditing body.  Leading up to the audit we provide coaching to leadership and department heads and also carry out internal audits of the policies and procedures and sample testing to identify any areas of weakness. On the day of the certification audit we are on hand to guide and assist with any last minute preparation and to advise on the best approach on how to obtain ISO certification successfully.

Change Management – Board / Director evaluations & Business Consulting & Advisory services

Rob Ford, our Executive Director of Strategy and Governance heads a team of professionals who provide consulting advisory services. These services are provided to directors and organisations in Dubai and internationally. Listed and regulated companies are required by law to conduct director evaluations as part of their corporate governance reporting.

Business transformation in the Middle East

Regionally many family businesses operate under an established corporate governance framework which encourages good governance through director training and board/committee evaluations. We conduct board evaluations and director consulting and advisory services. We do this through a combination of forms, questionnaires and face to face interviews. These are presented as a report to the chairman and wider board. Board evaluation, director training and director advisory services should form part of your structured change management plans. By setting aside time and resource for the annual development of your directors you are looking after the sustainability of your organisation and measuring their performance through board evaluations.

Engaging the experts for a successful business transformation

Our team of qualified professionals help to provide insights, thought leadership and expert guidance. Having the right advice is vital if your business is implementing a major change initiative. The team at Governance Gurus assist myriad businesses with strategic planning and implementation. We assist senior management with the planning, implementation and management of major changes in their organisation. So whether it is an organisational change, or cultural change, Governance Gurus can help you in strategic planning. We design communications and assistance through to the implementation stages of transformation.

IT transformation should be considered as a major part of your change strategy. You need the right systems or a full IT software or IT infrastructure change.

Key areas are considered when looking at any change initiative:

Consider the reasons for change and design and development of the transformation roadmap to meet requirements;

Communication planning;

Identification and engagement of key change agents;

Organisational design or change of structure;

Cultural awareness and culture change planning;

Changes to IT systems;

IT Consultancy;

Changes to IT software;

Changes to IT procedures and policies;

Changes to key security protocols,

The need for workshops, briefing sessions and roadshows to align staff to the imminent changes;

Design, development, implementation and embedding of ISO standards together with new policies and procedures;

Changes to key personnel or delegation of authority;

Training requirements (ISO, ITIL and in-house training or workshops);

IT security, cyber resilience and business continuity planning;

Risk management awareness training;

Roll-out of new governance frameworks, delegation of authorities, policies or procedures.

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