Case Studies

Project Delivery for a West Midlands Borough Council

By |2020-07-28T09:58:02+00:00July 28th, 2020|

January 2020 to April 2020 Background and Challenges The small Borough Council had no dedicated project or change management support function, with Assistant Directors responsible for the day-to-day running and administration of high-profile corporate projects. Trueman Change were commissioned to provide project management on two corporate projects, one of which had been running [...]

West Midlands County Council – how to do change well

By |2020-07-28T09:58:54+00:00July 28th, 2020|

January 2019 – March 2019 Background and Challenges We worked with a county council in the West Midlands with a workforce of approximately 5,000 staff to map out their current change activity and implement a corporate change management framework. Although a corporate team was in progress developing an organisation wide transformation programme, departments [...]

Regional Adoption Agency – Designing and Implementing a Partnership Service

By |2020-08-04T07:36:19+00:00June 9th, 2020|

May 2018 to March 2019 Background and Challenges Two North West councils needed to merge their adoption services for looked after children in line with the Department for Education’s (DfE) agenda to create a Regional Adoption Agency (RAA). The project was to consolidate the adoption services of two local authorities which differed greatly [...]

London Council – Workforce Development Programme

By |2020-07-10T08:53:27+00:00June 9th, 2020|

Background and Challenges The council was undergoing unprecedented financial saving initiatives. They had developed a workforce plan alongside the corporate plan and set out how the organisation would ensure it had the right people, in the right place, with the right skills. This needed to be in place to continue delivering quality services whilst [...]

West Midlands Council-Wide Transformation Programme and PMO Implementation

By |2020-07-09T09:45:31+00:00June 9th, 2020|

October 2016 to October 2018 Background and Challenges We worked with a metropolitan borough in the West Midlands with a workforce of approximately 3,500 staff to develop an organisation-wide transformation programme. The workforce had reduced by approximately 25% in the previous six-year period and the organisation was undergoing periods of constant and significant [...]

Regional Adoption Agency – Designing and Implementing a Cross-Sector Shared Service

By |2020-07-09T07:57:19+00:00June 9th, 2020|

January 2016 to November 2017 Background In 2016 a North West Council launched a project to design and implement a new Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) in line with the Department for Education’s (DfE) agenda to regionalise adoption services for looked after children. The project was to consolidate the adoption services of six local [...]

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