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Change Management Foundation & Practitioner Combo

Length: 5 Days    Cost: $3,195 + GST    Version: Project Management

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About this Course

The Change Management 2015 (Foundation and Practitioner) qualification is designed to provide a robust foundation of knowledge for anyone involved in organisational change initiatives. Upon completion of this combined qualification students will have the knowledge and understanding necessary to contribute constructively to teams specifying, developing, implementing and sustaining change initiatives.



Audience


This qualification is aimed at individuals who are involved in change initiatives, requiring a working knowledge of the key principles of change management. It will significantly help those who need to know the terminology used and some of the theory behind the practice. It is also the introduction to the higher level Practitioner qualification and therefore includes all those who are the target audience for that qualification.

  • Management
  • Change Managers / Specialists / Practitioners
  • Programme / Project Managers
  • Supervisors and Team Leaders
  • Consultants
  • Facilitators
  • Business Analysts
  • Human Resources staff
  • Professional Development personnel

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course

At Course Completion

At course completion students will be able to:

  • Identify the organisational drivers of a change initiative
  • Use a range of organisational models to understand, support and sustain change processes whether these changes are planned, emergent or complex, taking account of the culture of the organisation
  • Apply an appropriate process framework to help plan or understand any particular organisational change
  • Establish a clear framework of roles, skills and activities through which leaders from different levels can support and sustain the change process
  • Contribute effectively to preparation for a change initiative, including building the change team, offering insights which improve team effectiveness
  • Offer relevant insights in discussions about how to prepare people for change, including planning for learning and motivational issues relevant to different roles and types of people
  • Help colleagues understand the difference between organisation change and transitions as they affect people, and suggest practical leadership actions at different stages of a change
  • Support the identification and mapping of stakeholders in a change process and help develop approaches to build and maintain stakeholder engagement
  • Draft the communications plan for a change initiative, taking proper account of the various stakeholders and of an appropriate range of communication channels
  • Recognise signs of resistance to change and propose actions to mitigate it
  • Propose a range of levers by which a change can be sustained and become embedded in the organisation

Foundation exam

  • 40 minute 50 question Multiple Choice Question Exam held on day 3
  • Closed book – no other materials are allowed in the exam
  • Requires 50% pass to attain Change Management Foundation certification

Practitioner exam

  • 2.5 hour Objective Testing Multiple Choice Question Exam held on day 2
  • Restricted open book – The Effective Change Manager’s Handbook may be used in the exam, and the Candidate Guide to Exam Text
  • Requires 50% pass to attain Change Management Practitioner certification
  • Passing the Foundation Exam is a pre-requisite for the Practitioner Exam


Course Outline


Key Topics:

  • Change and the Individual
  • Change and the Organisation
  • Communications and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Change Management Practice

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