For many companies the change management has become an integral part of their overall management processes and change management professionals are a valid part of managerial teams of those companies. Sooner or later all companies have to face with certain changes or even initiate them. Moreover, initiated, planned and controlled changes are key components of companies' business success and such well managed changes significantly mitigate business risks.
However, the profession of a change manager requires a constant upgrade of skills and further education, as change managers always have to deal with a number of new challenges, to put into practice new procedures and carry out new change management projects.
Changes are natural and inevitable parts of further companies' growth and development and, at times, they are the only remedy for companies' problems. Although some of such changes can be positive, the others could be quite negative. Nevertheless, the nature of changes is such that most people perceive them as something negative and undesirable, and it evokes a certain resistance to change even in companies' management. Therefore, change managers have to be able to help companies to overcome such managerial or employee resistance and lead them through those changes to a successful accomplishment of change projects.
This is the reason why most change managers have to know how to compile and carry out CM plans and projects, and this is why there is a great number of different events for change managers out there. Such events for change managers are aimed at raising the level of their skills in managing changes at their organizations. Among such events for change managers, there are various courses, trainings, seminars, conferences, retreats, presentations, etc. They are conducted for teaching change managers how to plan and implement changes and change management projects throughout their organizations and how to help people handle those changes and get used to them.
A great number of books is written that cover the topic of change management, and some events for change managers are even conducted as presentations of those books. Moreover, there are change management training centers, which offer both individual and corporate clients a number of change management educational opportunities. Some of them cover the topics of implementing IT systems in the change management and are aimed at teaching change management professionals some skills in informational technologies. The others are built around the idea of creating a successful change project plan and implementing it. This is one of the change management fundamentals, which all change management professional have to be well acquainted with. Some of such events for change managers are open for all companies' managers and even for employees. There is a certain number of companies that feel the necessity of teaching all their staff workers the fundamentals of the successful change management