The Prosci Change Triangle (PCT) Model is one of the two foundational models of the Prosci Methodology, in addition to the ADKAR Model. This simple but powerful framework helps practitioners understand the four critical aspects of any successful change and how they relate to and promote project health. It also highlights where change management fits into the bigger picture that includes how the project is managed and the leaders involved.
Prosci research reveals that if a project is weak in any of the four aspects, it will struggle or fail. The PCT Model in the Prosci Methodology diagram emphasises that any change management strategy begins with success in mind. Still, practitioners typically leverage the PCT Model in all three phases of the Prosci 3-Phase Process.
The PCT Model provides a framework and common language so teams can connect these four aspects of the project. Key stakeholders develop a shared definition of project success comprised of various facets of leadership/sponsorship, project management and change management.
A healthy change initiative has clarity and alignment on what the change is aiming to deliver so practitioners can effectively manage change with the desired outcomes in mind. Periodic assessment of project health throughout the project is also important to project success. That’s where the PCT Assessment comes in.
The PCT Assessment is a core tool for the change practitioner’s toolbox. It’s readily accessible to practitioners via the Proxima online tool in the Prosci Hub Solution Suite.
Key project stakeholders use the assessment to identify what poses the greatest risk to project health. It also identifies opportunities and action plans to improve the health of the project, and therefore potential for success. The PCT Assessment is important for establishing a baseline and then monitoring project health and performance at key milestones over the lifecycle of the project.
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Ready to dig a little deeper? Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to use the PCT Model to clarify your change-related goals for successful project outcomes. You'll also learn about assessing and tracking project health over the lifecycle of the project, and how to use this information to take action.