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- January 2022

This newsletter provides a summary of our ACMP Greater Vancouver Chapter's upcoming events, program updates, learning opportunity offers and work opportunities. 

Visit our website to read more on local events, blog articles and job postings.
Event: The Power of the Readiness Mindset
For seven decades, strategies and tactics to manage resistance have been synonymous with the practice of change management. Yet, approaching change with a Resistant Mindset makes change more difficult, limits options, and triggers our brain’s survival mode. Thus perpetuating a toxic cycle of resistance that leaders must continually manage. In this session, Dr. Turner will share insights into the work she has done on the development of the Readiness Mindset. You will discover how using a Readiness Mindset breaks the cycle of resistance. 

Date & Time: January17, 2021 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm PST
Register via Eventbrite HERE.
This session is open to members and non-members. 
Read more about this event HERE.
Event: Conversation with Change Practitioners
Changes are as unique as snowflakes - no two changes are the same. Our approach needs to adapt to the unique circumstances of the change. Some changes benefit from great structure and planning, others benefit by being held more freely, offering opportunities for experimentation and adaptation. Using a tool from The Group for Organizational Effectiveness, we assess a change to determine the right mix of planned vs. adaptive activities in your change effort. Together, we will establish terminology that is helpful in distinguishing types of change, discuss the prevalence of adaptive changes and brainstorm adaptive change techniques and tactics. 
Date & Time: January 14th, 2022; 8am – 9am (Join at 7:45am for informal networking)
Host: Lisa Kempton 

Registration: The Conversation with Change Practitioners series is a “member only” event. Members will receive an email from ACMP Greater Vancouver with registration information.
Announcement: Seeking Interested Change Practitioners
We are pleased to share that we will be launching our 2022 ACMP Vancouver Mentorship Program early next year, supporting our chapter goals of ‘Increase knowledge of Change management’ and ‘Deepen connections and networks with other change management practitioners'' 

We are accepting applications from mentees with 1-5 years of experience and are also seeking mentors with 7+ years of experience.

If you are interested, please read the blog HERE to find if you fit the profile of the mentee or mentor, the application process, as well as quotes from previous mentors and mentees.
Please send us an email to if you still have questions after reading the blog.
Job Opportunity: BC Hydro
BC Hydro is seeking a Senior Change Management Advisor who will work on projects that range from department-specific initiatives to enterprise-wide changes impacting significant numbers of employees in diverse roles.
View the job posting and apply HERE.

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