01 Jan APMG-International Change Management course
Together they have developed a professional ‘body of knowledge’ for the discipline of change management. This body of knowledge now provides an independent benchmark for the professional knowledge expected of an effective change manager.
You will understand how to apply and tailor the techniques you have learned to bring about the successful implementation of organisational change and, in turn, develop others to become successful change agents.
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- Defining change in a work environment and examining its impact on individuals, teams and the organisation as a whole
- Describing the impact of change on individual and team productivity, including an overview of the learning cycle, learning styles and personality types
- Exploring team dynamics, the criteria for effective teams and the effect change initiatives can have on team productivity
- Analysing how different organisation types are affected by change
- Considering various models of organisational change and how best to apply them to a project scenario
- How to manage resistance to change
- How to identify, analyse and engage with stakeholders effectively, including effective communications
- Specifying how to apply change management approaches and techniques to the management of change within your organisation.
The course focuses on ensuing you have sufficient knowledge and understanding so that you are able to apply the techniques and concepts in an effective manner in your own environment. The Foundation exam is a 60 minute, multiple choice paper, while the Practitioner paper is a 2½ hour, open book exam using objective testing. Learners must successfully pass the foundation exam to be eligible to sit the practitioner exam.
Please note that this is an intensive course, and homework is required to be undertaken to give learners the most successful chance of passing the exams.