The Association of Change Management Professionals 

Advocating for the Discipline of Change Management from the the the Coast

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Upcoming events

    • August 24, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual

    Learn how design thinking methodology can be utilized in change management to effect change and organizational-wide transformation



    • Describe the five components of design thinking methodology
    • Evaluate how design thinking methodology can be utilized in change management to effect change and organizational-wide transformation
    • Implement an action plan for using design thinking methods to solve a problem in their organization

    Date: Wednesday, August 24

    Time:  12:00-1:00 eastern


    Dethorn Young, Dethorn Young Enterprises, is a Professional Speaker and Human-Centered Consultant specializing in change management, organizational transformation, and service design; design thinking principles and organizational development guide him. He has led successful change initiatives for Fortune 500 companies and organizations across various industries, including high tech, biomedicine, and investment banking. Empathy and creativity are at the heart of Dethorn's work.

    Dethorn's understanding of multiple sectors can help your organization and leadership team navigate complexity and prepare for uncertainty and the workforce's future. Dethorn previously worked at design consultancies helping leaders of large companies design their vision, strategy, culture, and organizational processes. Today, he uses Design Thinking to shepherd cross-functional teams through ambiguity to clarity on ambitious, broad, and 'fuzzy' problems.

    • September 14, 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual

    ACMP Carolinas will hold a “virtual” campfire with short stories and discussions. Each storyteller will share their story on their experiences on trying to make change happen and open it up for a conversation.  Join us to participate in this interactive session with lots of fun and interesting discussions.

    DATE: Wednesday, September 14, 2022

    TIME: 11:30-1:00 eastern


    Mary Lynn Manns is an educator and independent consultant on the topic of change based in Asheville, NC. Her background includes university teaching, and she is now a Professor Emerita at the University of North Carolina. She has done numerous presentations and workshops on the topic of change at conferences and in organizations that include Microsoft,, Procter & Gamble, and Avon.  

    • September 21, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual

    Summary of Event:  Objectives and Outcomes  

    Transformational environments are becoming more common as workplaces are adapting to social, technological, and economic pressures at a quicker pace.  As change practitioners and transformational leaders, we know success hinges on our ability to lead our people through change effectively.  Coaching skills play a critical role in your ability to unlock human potential so employees can accept and move through transformations successfully. 


    1.      Understand the difference between coaching and consulting

    2.      Identify situations where coaching can be a powerful tool

    3.      Learn and practice basic coaching tactics and approaches that will unlock human potential to accept and move through change experiences

    Date:  Wednesday September 21
    Time: 12:00-1:00 eastern

    Lacey MacLeod is a Certified Coach with a commitment to supporting leaders and organizations who create impactful and transformational results through engaging coaching programs, workshop facilitation, and keynote presentations. She truly believes that when you thrive at work, you will thrive in life.

    In 2020, she leveraged her 15 years of corporate experience in leadership development and HR to launch Talent Uplifted, a leadership and performance coaching business. Lacey’s energy, charisma, and passion for coaching allows her to spark meaningful connection and challenge her clients to achieve their greatest goals.

    Lacey loves to learn and continues to discover knew knowledge, frameworks, processes, and behaviors that will serve her clients.  She is adventurous at heart, likes to be fit and active, enjoys science fiction and fantasy way more than she likes to admit, and travels as often as life permits.  She would like to thank her husband and son for their support and encourages you to remember that behind every small business is a Family. 

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