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APMG Change Management Foundation & Practitioner Blended Learning

Overview

This blended learning course conforms to the syllabus for those delegates wishing to gain both Change Management Foundation and Practitioner level qualifications. 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. You must have successfully passed the Foundation examination prior to undertaking the Practitioner examination on the last day.

Duration

It takes approximately 10-12 hours to complete the Foundation online learning followed by a two day Practitioner classroom course.

Target audience

The Foundation and Practitioner qualification is aimed at anyone that is aspiring to become a change manager. It is also relevant to other people involved in the change process. This could include:

  • Change leaders (e.g. senior responsible owners)
  • Change managers
  • Portfolio managers
  • Organisational development managers
  • Change ‘agents’ (e.g. business change managers)
  • Change implementers (e.g. programme/project managers)
  • Change support (e.g. programme/project office) and operational line managers/staff
  • Senior management

What's Included

  • 12 months access to our accredited Change Management Foundation online learning
  • Change Management Foundation exam must be taken online via web proctor and pass confirmation received prior to attending your workshop (must be taken within 12 months of purchase)
  • Two-day Practitioner workshop including the Practitioner exam (must be taken within 12 months of purchase)
  • Official manual
  • Full tutor support for the duration of your learning
  • Access to our Connect Team

Change Management Foundation Online demo

More Information

 

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites required in order to begin a Foundation course.

IMPORTANT: Change Management Foundation exam must be undertaken and passed online via remote web proctor prior to attending the two-day Practitioner workshop.

Learning objectives

By the end of this blended learning course you will:

  • Understand how individuals are impacted by change, and be able to develop strategies to help people through change
  • Develop insights into how organisations work , organisational culture and the models and processes of change
  • Understand the drivers of change, the change governance structures typically used in organisations and how to define a change vision
  • Appreciate how to prepare people for change and support their learning and motivation to change
  • Learn about the stakeholder engagement process and how to develop suitable communications strategies and plans
  • Appreciate the impact of change on organisations , how to build momentum for change and sustain it
  • Understand the importance of defined change roles, and how to build and support an effective change team
  • 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

What's covered?

Change Management Foundation online learning

  • The Change Management context
  • Learning and the individual
  • Change and the individual
  • Change and the organisation – Part 1
  • Change and the organisation – Part 2
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Communication and engagement
  • Change impact
  • Change readiness
  • Exam technique
  • Exam simulator

Change Management Practitioner workshop (dates and venues available upon request)

  • Change and the individual
  • Change and the organisation
  • Communication and stakeholder engagement
  • Change Management Practitioner exam practice
  • Change Management Practitioner exam

The Change Management Foundation exam must be taken online via web proctor and pass confirmation received prior to attending your workshop (must be taken within 12 months of purchase).

The Change Management Practitioner exam will take place at the end of the two-day workshop (must be taken within 12 months of purchase).

Exam format

Foundation exam format

  • Multiple choice
  • Four sections, total of 50 questions
  • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) – 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed-book

Practitioner exam format

  • Objective testing
  • Four questions of 20 marks each
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) – 50%
  • Two and a half hours duration
  • Restricted open book - manual and candidate guide only

Exam Guarantee

We're so confident that you'll pass your Foundation online exam first time that we offer an Exam Guarantee for the Foundation e-learning course. If you don't pass, then we will allow you take the exam a second time, at no extra cost, as long as it is within three months of taking your original exam. Please note that the Exam Guarantee is applicable to the Online Foundation course only and does not include the Practitioner classroom course.

Are there any conditions related to the Exam Guarantee?

Provided that you have completed the e-learning in full and that you have passed the exam simulator with a pass mark of 80%, you will be entitled to a free resit. You will have been advised whether you have passed or failed the exam simulator at the time of taking, as it is included within your e-learning. If you're not sure, don't worry, contact us and we will be happy to check for you.

If I need to use my Exam Guarantee or I have any further questions, who should I contact?

Please email us and we will be happy to assist you.

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