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.


Thursday, November 17, 2022 (in-person session)*


8:30 a.m. to Noon


April Callis-Birchmeier, Springboard Consulting




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.