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Change Management Foundation Level

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Change Management Foundation

Based on the publication "The Effective Change Managers Handbook", this  APMG accredited certification course helps candidates effectively deal with change and more importantly, the impact of change which is a high priority for all organizations.

Change management is a specialist field that guides how we prepare, equip and support individuals to successfully adopt change in order to drive organizational success and outcomes. While all changes are unique and all individuals are unique, decades of research shows there are actions we can take to influence people in their individual transitions. Change management provides a structured approach for supporting the individuals in your organization to move from their own current states to their own future states.

Dealing with change and more importantly, the impact of change is a high priority for all organizations. The Change Management Certification has been developed by APMG in partnership with the Change Management Institute (CMI), an independent, global professional association of change managers. Together they have developed a professional ‘body of knowledge’ for the discipline of change management. This body of knowledge now provides an independent benchmark for the professional knowledge expected of an effective change manager.

The 3 day course exposes attendees to the concepts, terms, principles, models, approaches and roles relating to the change management field in several core areas:

  • Change and the Organisation
  • Change and the Individual
  • Communication and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Stakeholder Strategy
  • Communication & Engagement
  • Change Impact, and
  • Change Readiness

Following completion of this course, a successful candidate will understand numerous Change Management approaches and techniques and fulfil the knowledge requirements for Change Management Institute accreditation.

Core Benefits

This course will enable you to: 

  • Understanding the factors that contribute to successful change
  • identify individual learning styles, formats and the learning cycle that supports successful change
  • Utilise the conscious competence learning model and the effects of the learning dip
  • Lead and manage change initiatives taking into account the learning curve
  • Identify change motivators and learn techniques to incentivize people through transitions
  • understand the systematic differences between people and the implications to change
  • Use metaphors as a technique to managing change
  • Understand and gauge organizational culture
  • Gain knowledge and utilize the three models of the change processes as well as the Kotter 8 step change process
  • Identify the key roles involved in change initiatives and programmes
  • use techniques to accurately define change and strategies to manage the different stakeholders throughout the change
  • identify and apply suitable communication and stakeholder engagement techniques
  • Identify and prepare the individuals and organization for the impact of change
  • Understand and prepare for change resistance

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for:

C-level leaders including VPs, Directors, Senior Managers. Program, Project and Business Managers. Business Change Managers (Change Agents), Business Analysts, Development and Planning Managers, Human Resource Staff and Organisational Change Development Practitioners. Consultants and Facilitators, individuals aspiring to become Change Managers or Agents. 

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for the Change Management Foundation course..

Examination

Overview

The Foundation exam is closed-book, 40-minutes in duration and consists of 50 multiple choice questions. A pass mark of 50% (25 marks of 50) is required to receive the Change Management Foundation Certification. This examination is administered and marked by APMG.

Schedule

This Course can be attended via the following methods:

  1. Online Instructor Led Virtual Training (Cloud-Trainer Virtual)
  2. Onsite at your premises for 6 or more people (Class-Trainer Private)

Online Instructor Led Course Schedule (Cloud-Trainer Virtual)

Duration Start Date End Date Delivery Platform
3 Days Wed 27 Jan 2021 Fri 29 Jan 2021 Google Meet
3 Days Mon 15 Mar 2021 Wed 15 Mar 2021 Google Meet
3 Days Mon 17 May 2021 Wed 19 May 2021 Google Meet
3 Days Mon 19 July 2021 Wed 21 July 2021 Google Meet
3 Days Mon 13 Sep 2021 Wed 15 Sep 2021 Google Meet
3 Days Mon 15 Nov 2021 Wed 17 Nov 2021 Google Meet

 

Delivery Options

Overview

  • CLASSROOM-TRAINER (Private) - Onsite, private training courses for individual organizations and their staff (contact us for a quote)
  • CLOUD-TRAINER (VIRTUAL) – Access to digital content is combined with an online virtual session with a certified consultant/trainer to ensure full understanding and knowledge retention.

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