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One of the challenges facing organisations today is how to modify the business through regular change initiatives, with minimum disruption and maximum gain. Research suggests that 70% of projects fail to secure their anticipated benefits because organisations install new systems, processes or practices, but fail to implement the change fully – people are not sufficiently equipped for or committed to, the new ways of working to sustain them. This demonstrates an obvious need for professionals to supplement traditional project and business management skills with skills in change leadership.
This course is designed for individuals involved in change initiatives who require a working knowledge of the key principles of change management, who need to know the terminology used and some of the theory behind the practice, including:
The Foundation course includes the review, consolidation of concepts and exam questions to prepare participants for the Foundation level certification. Other key objectives are to:
The Practitioner course prepares participants to undertake and pass the Change Management Practitioner Examination. The Practitioner level qualification aims to measure whether the candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Change Management guidance to apply and tailor it to a given scenario situation.
The course also includes review, consolidation of concepts and exam questions for the Practitioner level certification. Please note that the Practitioner course is an examination preparation course and focuses on the application of Change Management to prepare candidates for the Practitioner examination.
The Foundation course provides a working knowledge of the key principles of Change Management and addresses:
The Practitioner course looks at applying all areas of the Foundation course and includes:
As part of PM-Partners’ new integrated learning solution, this course offers students the option to attend our bespoke classroom in person or virtually by dialling in from a remote location. Trainers are skilled at both delivery methods and use the latest in virtual technology to simultaneously provide participants with the same interactive, multi-faceted and challenging learning experience. Whichever delivery mode learners choose, comprehension and recall techniques will be used to provide them with a solid understanding of Change Management.
For group bookings, courses can be customised to suit your requirements and conducted onsite at your premises, at our training centre, or virtually.
Virtual training: You can learn more about our virtual delivery here.
Weekend courses: These are conducted over two full weekends.
Materials: A comprehensive participant workbook is provided for each course along with the textbook The Effective Change Manager’s Handbook, which is issued during the Foundation course.
The purpose of the Foundation certification is to confirm that a participant has sufficient knowledge and understanding of change management to work as an informed member of a team working on an organisational change initiative.
The Foundation course includes the Change Management Foundation Examination which consists of:
Weekday (in-class/virtual) courses
Exam taken on the afternoon of day 3 of the Foundation course.
Weekend (virtual) courses
Exam taken on the morning of day 1 of the Practitioner course.
The Practitioner course includes the Change Management Practitioner Exam which consists of:
Weekday courses (in-class/virtual) courses
The exam is taken on the afternoon of the course, and papers are sent away for scoring.
Weekend (virtual) courses
Online proctored exam taken after the course. On completion of the Practitioner virtual training, you will receive an invitation to book your Practitioner exam.
The Change Management qualification is valid for 5 years. Practitioners should re-register within 3-5 years of their original certification in order to demonstrate their commitment to professional development.
Participants who have been awarded the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® are eligible to earn PDUs for their participation in this course as follows:
Participants holding any of the Project Management accreditations (CPPP / CPPM / CPPD) are eligible to earn CPDs as follows
Foundation: 20 CPDs
Practitioner: 20 CPDs
To gain the most benefit from participating in this course, the following experience is recommended:
Please be aware that pre-course work must be completed prior to the course. Failure to complete pre-course work may mean that you are not ready to fully participate in the course and may limit your ability to gain the outcomes you are hoping to achieve.
Pre-course material will be sent out 2 weeks in advance of the course (or at time of booking if booking less than 2 weeks prior to course commencement).
To be eligible to sit the Change Management Practitioner examination, participants must have obtained a pass in the Change Management Foundation exam (25 or more out of 50).
Sydney courses are held at 45 Clarence Street, Sydney.
Melbourne courses are held at 123 Queen Street, Melbourne.
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Yes. The Foundation and Practitioner exams are undertaken on the final day of each course. Upon passing the exams you will be certified.
Yes. The exam fee is included in the course cost.
Note: You must have completed and passed the Foundation exam as a prerequisite to sitting the Practitioner exam.
Yes. Change Management Foundation and Change Management Practitioner can be purchased together as a package at a discounted rate.
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