Change Management is associated with the effects and management of change; this is primarily within organisations where change can have greater impact. This qualification is based on the theory and application of change for the individual, change for the organisation, communication and stakeholder engagement and change management best practice. Once you have passed the Foundation qualification you can progress to the more advanced Practitioner qualification.
Aspiring or current managers of organizational change, transition or transformation.
Those performing key roles in the design, development and delivery of of organizational change programmes, including:
Change Project Managers
Senior Responsible Owners
Business Change Managers
Change Programme Managers
Operational Line Managers
By actively participating in this course, you will learn about the following:
Applying appropriate process frameworks to optimally plan and understand organizational change.
A range of organization paradigms with which to understand, support and sustain organizational change processes.
How to properly prepare for an organizational change initiative - such as building an effective change team and offering insights which enhance the team's performance.
Preparing people for organizational change.
How to be motivational in ways that's empathetic towards peoples' roles and personalities.
How to establish a clear framework of roles, skills and activities through which leaders can support and sustain the change process
No prerequisites are necessary for attendance, although delegates would benefit from some experience of organisational change prior to attending the course.
The Change Management Practitioner course gives delegates further advice on some of the practical aspects of managing change.
The course will cover the following syllabus areas:
Project Management: Change Initiatives, Projects and Programmes
Change agents will need to decide on the delivery mechanisms for change. Delegates will consider:
What governance structures to put in place
How different project management methodologies might impact on the management of change.
Change agents will frequently be helping others to 'find answers' to difficult business problems. Delegates will consider:
Approaches to running larger workshops (The use of a World cafe or Open Space Technology)
After all the hard work how can we ensure that the change 'sticks'? Delegates will consider:
What design factors help ensure that the change is permanently embedded within the organisation
This course is recommended as preparation for the APMG Change Management Practitioners Exam.
Objective testing based on a case study scenario
4 questions of 20 marks each
40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) 50%
5 hours duration
Restricted open book, The Effective Change Manager Handbook may be used in the exam
This training course provided by Skilltec is accredited through Global Knowledge Training Ltd. Global Knowledge Training Ltd are the authorised learning partner; all trademarks and partner statuses are provided through them.