Why take this course?
This course will greatly benefit Managers who would be involved in introducing and leading change within an organisation. The course would also be a useful addition to those considering a project or programme management role as this will often incorporate changes which affect staff.
The training is designed to help change management practitioners to define and practise change management successfully, offering practical tools, techniques and models to support any change within an organisation.
Is this the right course for me?
This is a business management course for supervisory positions, Managers, Senior Management and Project Management. Attendees should have some management experience and be seeking this type of role in the future.
This is an intensive 5 day course with evening study to consolidate learning for the two exams which take place.
APMG Change Management Foundation
APMG Change Management Practitioner
There are no prerequisites to attend this course, however any management or project management experience would be beneficial.
The APMG Change Management Practitioner Certification is valid for 5 years
During this 5 day course you will learn about change within 4 main areas:
- Change and the Individual
- Change and the Organisation
- Communications and Stakeholder Engagement
- Change Management Practice.
You will learn how to:
- Assess the impact of the "change curve" on individuals
- Consider the motivations of individuals
- Consider the learning needs of those affected by change
- Use metaphors to assess types of organisations
- Describe and use change management models
- Identify and plan for roles in change management
- Assess the organisational culture
- Identify emergent change
- Identify and exploit drivers of change
- Consider the effect of a vision on change management
- Understand project management in overview
- Identify, map and segment stakeholders
- Manage relationships with stakeholders
- Use different communication channels
- Use facilitation techniques
- Assess the impact of change
- Build readiness for change
- Prepare for resistance
- Build team effectiveness
The course is assessed through a Foundation and Practitioner exam.
You will be able to take the APMG exam from home if you have a webcam. You will need to provide ID and an invigilator will monitor you throughout the exam.
The Foundation exam is a 1 hour multiple choice Foundation exam. A score of 30 out of 60 (50%) is required to pass.
The Practitioner is a 3 hour objective, restricted open book, objectively tested exam. A pass mark of 40 (50% is required to gain the Change Management Practitioner qualification.
Virtual Classroom Training:
The Trainer will deliver this course using a webinar platform, Webex, to the same classroom sized group. You will be able to fully interact with the Trainer and the group, participate in group discussions and breakout rooms, view videos and boards, and have a very similar experience to that of classroom training.In order to attend the training online, you will need access to a laptop or PC ideally at home, which has no firewall restrictions. Your laptop or desktop should have a microphone and speakers so that you can continue to interact with the Instructor, as you would within the classroom environment.
Training will take place via Webex and further online details and system requirements are available here which will enable you to check that your IT meets the minimum requirements to use webex. We would be grateful if you could read the details regarding virtual training https://www.qa.com/faqs/virtual-classroom/ and also open up the test webex https://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html to ensure you can see the online platform test screen.
Course Manuals for Overseas Service Leavers - Due to the size and weight of course manuals and other reading materials, all Service leavers attending virtual training from overseas will be emailed electronic copies of materials in advance of the course. It would be helpful if you have dual screens to refer to these during the course. Please note that due to copyright, these materials cannot be printed. If you would prefer course materials to be posted, this can be arranged at an additional cost of £40. Please advise CBIC staff if you require posted materials to be sent overseas
There are many permanent and contract roles for Change Management practitioners, however Change Management is a useful skill which will greatly benefit any application for general management or project management roles alongside qualifications such as Prince2, PMQ, Management of Risk, Lean Six Sigma etc.
Potential roles may include:
- Business Change Consultant / Analyst
- Implementation Manager
- Strategy Manager
- Project or Programme Manager
This training is also relevant for anyone considering a career within HR.
APMG Change Management
Scheduled dates and locations
- Date Location Availability
15 Nov 2021
17 Jan 2022
CTP - Online
28 Mar 2022
CTP Aldershot Training Centre
16 May 2022
11 Jul 2022
CTP Aldershot Training Centre
12 Sep 2022
CTP - Online