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Change Management® Foundation and Practitioner e-learning with Exams

Balance Global
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6 months
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Change Management Foundation and Practitioner Course with Official APMG Exams

Course description

Change Management® Foundation and Practitioner e-learning with both Accredited Exams

Change is now more prevalent than ever with the events of Brexit and Covid-19 causing organisations and individuals across the world to adapt to a whole new way of working, living and ultimately surviving.

Taking this Change Management course can help with these transitions and transformations to help better prepare for and manage the impact of change.

This Change Management online training course is officially accredited by APMG and is specifically intended for those with busy schedules that require the flexibility to study in their own time and is for anyone wanting to:

Improve employment prospects

Project Management methods and frameworks are evolving faster than ever. This is occurring in order to keep pace with the growing needs of public and private organisations to deliver better outcomes and benefits. This rapid evolution has expressed itself in recent years in the following ways:

Greater demand for formally qualified Change Managers.

Rising salaries for qualified Change Management Professionals.

– Project Managers required to have broader Change Management skills and abilities, specifically focusing on the people side of change.

Many change roles attract significant salaries of up to £90K

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is intended for those looking to further their career:

  • Change Manager / aspiring Change Manager
  • Change Leader / Change ‘Agent’ such as Business Change Managers
  • Change Implementer’s such as Project or Programme Managers
  • Change Support / Change Team Member
  • Change Programme Team members involved in Change Programmes such as design, development and delivery.
  • Operational Line Managers / Staff
  • PRINCE2 Project Managers wanting broader project management skills
  • Operational Line Managers / Staff
  • Change Agents (e.g. Business Change Managers)

Course Requirements

No prerequisite knowledge required.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Change Management Qualification

Foundation and Practitioner Level Certification - APMG

Change Management Foundation Exam

  • 50 multiple-choice questions
  • 25/50 marks or more required to pass - 50%
  • Closed book exam
  • 40 minutes duration

Change Management Practitioner Exam

  • 80 objective multiple-choice questions
  • 40/80 marks or more required to pass - 50%
  • 2.5 hour duration, no additional reading time
  • Open book exam (The Effective Change Manager’s Handbook)

Learning outcomes - Foundation:

  • Explain how individuals are impacted by change, different ways they may respond to change situations and how learning processes help them adapt.
  • Contribute to development of strategies to help individuals through change, increasing motivation for change and overcoming resistance in order to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Offer insights on how organizations work, how the process of organizational change occurs and the typical roles that collaborate to deliver successful change.
  • Identify key drivers of an organization’s culture, and recognize different types of change process (e.g. planned and emergent change).
  • Describe significant elements of the stakeholder engagement process in a change initiative, and relate this to appropriate communications strategies.
  • Discuss with colleagues the different areas of impact of a change initiative, and how momentum for that change can be built and sustained.
  • Outline important aspects of how to build an effective change team, and to contribute to discussions about how to improve the effectiveness of a team.

Learning outcomes – Practitioner:

  • Identify organizational drivers of change initiatives and links with governance structures (e.g. strategic, programme or project governance)
  • Use a range of organization paradigms to understand, support and sustain change processes
  • Apply an appropriate process framework to help plan or understand organizational change
  • Establish a clear framework of roles, skills & activities that achieve the support of leaders from different levels
  • Contribute effectively to preparation of change initiatives, including building the team and offering insight to improve team effectiveness
  • Know how to prepare people for change
  • Help colleagues understand the difference between organization change and the human impact of transition.
  • Support identification & mapping of stakeholders and develop approaches to build & maintain engagement
  • Draft change communication plans for key stakeholders
  • Recognize signs of resistance to change and propose actions to mitigate it

Training Course Content

This Change Management course will help you:

  • Gain / retain employment as these lead to highly respected qualifications
  • Increase the likelihood of your projects succeeding
  • Understand and avoid the common reasons for project failure
  • Understand how to structure a project management team, ensuring all relevant stakeholders are catered for with accountability assigned
  • Ensure that project requirements (including quality standard) are properly documented
  • Create good project business cases and use them for decision making
  • Understand the difference between project risks and issues/changes, and how to handle them appropriately
  • Understand how individuals react to change, and how change impacts organisations
  • Unlock resistance to change to increase the likelihood of successful
  • Enable / facilitate teams to effectively deal with and embrace change
  • Create strategies for communicating and implementing change initiatives
  • Understand what should go into a Change Plan
  • Create good project business cases and use them for decision making
  • Create vision statements that promote buy-in to a change initiatives
  • Apply techniques for identifying and understanding different stakeholders involved in a change

Change Management Course Features:

  • 240+ multimedia course units
  • 4 section tests
  • 3 timed mock exams
  • Various interactive exercises
  • In-house certification & excellence badge

Change Management Course sections

Change and the Individual:

  • The link between learning & change
  • Learning theory, styles and preferences
  • Individual responses to change
  • Motivation theories and effects
  • Implications of personality types

Change and the Organisation:

  • Understanding organisation cultures
  • Models for change
  • Emergent Change
  • Leading Change, and vision statements
  • Change rules

Communication and Stakeholder Engagement:

  • 7 Principles of Stakeholder Engagement
  • Communication and cognitive bias
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • Communication Channels
  • Lean/Rich and push/pull communications
  • Communication Strategy and Plans

Change Management Practice:

  • Impact of Change
  • Change readiness
  • Building a change team
  • Handling resistance to change
  • Building and sustaining change momentum

Why choose Balance Global

High exam pass rate

Accredited over 50000 individuals since 1994

4/5 star verified customer reviews

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Balance Global

Established in 1994, Balance Global was one of the first 3 training companies to be approved in the UK by the UK Cabinet Office to deliver PRINCE2® Accredited Courses. We have since broadened our portfolio. In these challenging times one...

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