Ready, Set, Change!

Target Audience:
This interactive and engaging virtual session from organizational change expert and experienced keynote speaker, April Callis-Birchmeier, is appropriate for anyone responsible for implementing and guiding change in their organizations, such as leaders, project managers and their team members, HR professionals and more.

Discover a simpler and faster approach to help individuals and organizations adopt change to ensure objectives are met. Based on April's #1 bestseller, READY, Set, Change! provides a framework to help you guide yourself and others through common change management scenarios including new programs, technological platforms, and systems.


  • Recognize how integrating organizational change management techniques and tools creates better outcomes.
  • Describe the benefit and develop the change narrative to create context and promote change adoption.
  • Identify stakeholder groups and use targeted support to move to the future state.
  • Use the READY, Set, Change! five-point model to streamline the change process, increase change adoption and improve initiative success.

NOTE: Employees may use available educational assistance funds to pay for this program.


Session dates for 2024 will be released as soon as they are confirmed.

Please email  to request notification when registration becomes available. include the course title in the email heading. 


8:30 a.m. to Noon


April Callis-Birchmeier, Springboard Consulting




Virtual Sessions: Zoom

In-person Sessions: MSU HR building, 1407 S. Harrison Road in East Lansing, Suite 10*

*MSU HR Organization and Professional Development follows all applicable state and public health guidance and university-wide directives. If deemed necessary or advisable to refrain from in-person learning, this course will instead be hosted in a virtual format.