Process Transformation Workshop: Designing Efficiency & Delivering Change

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The Process Transformation Workshop is a one-day interactive workshop designed for those working and leading finance and back-office functions. This course combines theory around Design Thinking with practical exercises to enable participants to identify process improvement opportunities and deliver the change required to execute.

Description

The Process Transformation Workshop is a one-day interactive workshop designed for those working and leading finance and back-office functions. This course combines theory around Design Thinking with practical exercises to enable participants to identify process improvement opportunities and deliver the change required to execute.

During the course, participants will delve into the theory of Design Thinking, a problem-solving approach that encourages innovation and user-centred solutions. Through practical exercises and group discussions, participants will learn how to apply Design Thinking, Change Management and “Negotiation for Collaboration” to their work environments, enabling them to identify opportunities for process improvement.

Participants will leave this energising, engaging day with the tools to implement these practices in their roles immediately and the know how to build a roadmap to efficiency and execute on it.

Key Course Components: Introduction to Design Thinking: Participants gain an understanding of Design Thinking principles and its relevance to process efficiency in finance and back office functions.

Assessing Process Efficiency: Through interactive activities participants will evaluate current processes, identify pain points, and prioritise areas for improvement.

Ideation and Innovation: Using Design Thinking techniques, participants generate creative ideas for process optimisation.

Roadmap Development: Participants create a personalised roadmap to address a specific challenge and deliver value in their roles or teams. Through collaborative Ciara Greaney T/A White Spire ciara@whitespire.ie Tel: 087 7952660 www.whitespire.ie www.thewhitemap.com exercises, they will generate innovative solutions to address the challenges they face in their own roles or teams.

Practical Application: Participants will have the opportunity to present their roadmaps and receive feedback from both facilitators and fellow participants. This collaborative environment fosters additional insights and encourages the exchange of ideas.

Embracing Collaboration and Growth: The course highlights the benefits of collaboration and emphasises the value of optimised processes for career growth and recognition. It shares practical change management and negotiation strategies and helps attendees identify stakeholders across the business to engage.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand Design Thinking principles for process efficiency.
  • Assess and prioritise process improvement opportunities.
  • Understand your stakeholders and how to engage with them. Generate innovative ideas for process optimisation.
  • Create a roadmap to address specific challenges and deliver value.
  • Embrace collaboration and growth opportunities for career advancement.

By the end of the course, participants will leave with a roadmap to address an efficiency opportunity in their work environment. They will be equipped to optimise processes, embrace collaboration, and leverage their skills in a value-added way. This will empower attendees to contribute more effectively, promotes career growth, and enhances their professional recognition.