29-30 May

Sofia, Bulgaria

Leading Change Effectively: Tools & Tactics for Transformation Success

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Leading Change Effectively: Tools & Tactics for Transformation Success

Course Overview and Objectives

To develop a systematic understanding of the foundations of change leadership with an emphasis on solving critical problems and leveraging opportunities affecting individuals, organizations, and society.

This will be an interactive workshop using a combination of content presentations, group discussions, exercises/games, role-plays, and case-analyses.

Participants will receive an internationally recognised certificate of completion.

28-29, November

Sofia, Bulgaria

Day 1

  • Understanding and leveraging the key drivers of change
  • A systems approach toward change: Feedback loops and systems archetypes
  • Deep change in organizations: The challenge of mental models and culture
  • Harvard Business Case Discussion

Day 2

  • The leader’s role in organizational change
  • Appreciative inquiry and shared vision: Change with a positive spiral
  • Skills for change leadership
  • Leading organizational change
  • Harvard Business Case Discussion

Mahesh Subramony

Brief Bio

Mahesh Subramony, PhD is a professor of management at Northern Illinois University, where he teaches change leadership to undergraduate and MBA students. His research examines the ongoing transformation of frontline service work and the strategic value of employment systems. Mahesh has worked for Fortune 500 companies and conducted analytics, change management, and talent development projects with organisations including Follett, Manpower, Society for Human Resource Management, and Southwest Airlines. He also delivers talks and workshops at practitioner forums on topics related to human capital analytics, the future of work, and frontline service work. Mahesh’s scholarly publications have appeared in top business journals, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management, and he has served as associate editor for the Journal of Business Research, Journal of Service Management, and the Journal of Service Research.

Ani Filipova

Brief Bio

With a rich 25-year career in international banking, Ani has held diverse Leadership roles in product, relationship management, branch network, operations, risk, and audit. Her roles spanned Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Notably, she played a pivotal role in the establishment and continuous management of three banks, including Citibank Bulgaria. Between 2015 and 2021, Ani was the Regional Chief Operating Officer for Citibank Treasury and Trade Solutions in Asia, a $2Bn Business covering 16 countries, including India and China, focused on transformation, digitisation, and culture change. In April 2021, Ani made a bold move from her corporate life, embarking on a diverse portfolio career as an entrepreneur. Her current roles include being a change advisor, career coach, lecturer, speaker, and host of her own podcast dedicated to career changes, showcasing her adaptability and versatility.

Rajesh Mehta

Brief Bio

With 35+ years of extensive global experience in transaction and corporate banking, Rajesh is a senior executive leader who has led large regional businesses in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America for Citibank. He has a thorough understanding of the transaction banking industry, its trends, clients, participants, products, business drivers, technology, opportunities and challenges. As the former Managing Director and Treasury and Trade Solutions Region CEO for APAC at Citi, Rajesh leveraged his domain expertise in payments, liquidity management, and trade to anticipate market shifts, drive business growth, implement transformational change, and develop top, diverse talent. He is passionate about innovation, emerging business models, change, and growth and has a strong reputation as a board member and a mentor.


The participants will receive Internationally accepted certificates for completion

The participants will receive Internationally accepted certificates for completion.

Don’t miss this opportunity! There are only 20 available spots to ensure quality and personalised attention.

Cost: €800 – this includes the entire 2-day workshop, refreshing coffee breaks, and a delightful lunch.

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