Certificate in Change Management: APMG CM™ Training

Course 288

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 29 NASBA CPE Credits (live, in-class training only)
  • 29 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Intermediate

In this Certificate in Change Management course, you will gain the skills and knowledge you need to achieve the APMG Change Management Foundation and Practitioner certifications. You will learn how to:

  • Manage change in an organization
  • Understand how different people deal with change
  • Work with stakeholders during a change initiative

Certificate in Change Management Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Certificate in Change Management Training Benefits

Prepare for the APMG Change Management Foundation and Practitioner Exams

Improve exam-taking techniques with practice exam questions

Apply change management best practices in your organization

Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

Certificate in Change Management Training Outline

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Prepare for the exam by studying the exam process and exam question styles, reviewing test questions and mock exam papers, and learning proven tips for exam success
  • Complete the necessary APMG paperwork to take the Foundation exam
  • Prepare for and take the Practitioner exam

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Recognize organizations as either machines, brains, political systems, or as flux and transformation
  • Develop the sequence for change considering Lewin's 3-stage and Kotter's 8-step models
  • Establish a framework for change leadership roles involving the change sponsor, change agent, and line manager
  • Identify organizational drivers of change so you can facilitate it
  • Analyze the impact of change by identifying driving forces vs. restraining forces
  • Differentiate between vision statements and mission statements
  • Craft a vision statement that accurately portrays the goals of your organization

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Assess the impact of change on the organization and its stakeholders
  • Increase motivation to change
  • Lay the foundations and respond to resistance to change

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Identify change stakeholders using the Customers, Providers, Influencers, Governance (CPIG) classification
  • Determine appropriate levels of engagement by applying stakeholder radars and two-dimensional maps
  • Improve change communication effectiveness
  • Produce a change communication plan using the Attention, Interest, Desire, Action (AIDA) model

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Prepare people for change
  • Recognize and respond to a range of motivational factors
  • Facilitate change through the change curve
  • Lead change and transition through Bridges' model of human transitions
  • Anticipate resistance to learning and motivation

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Certificate in Change Management Training FAQs

This course prepares you for the APMG Change Management Foundation Exam, given on Day 4, and Practitioner Exam, given on Day 5. You learn good practice models to deliver effective change within your workplace, including approaches to achieve buy-in and handle continuous change.

This course is valuable for individuals wishing to achieve the APMG Change Management Certification. Anyone who must interact effectively with others to facilitate or direct change may find this course useful.

The APM Group (APMG) is the international exam and accreditation authority responsible for offering a suite of qualifications including ITIL®, PRINCE2® and MSP®. The APMG Change Management Certification recognizes knowledge and experience in dealing with the theories of how change impacts, and is affected by, individuals, teams, organizations and leaders of change initiatives. Successful completion of the APMG Change Management Certification demonstrates an individual's solid understanding of managing and leading change.

Certification candidates and existing credential holders are responsible for reporting all Continuing Certification Requirements Program (CCR) activities to PMI. To report the completion of a Learning Tree course, you can use the Online PDU Resources System.

  1. Log into your PMI Account: https://www.pmi.org
  2. Locate the claim code associated with your course
  3. On your profile dashboard, click "Report PDUs"
  4. Click "I have a claim code" and enter your course's claim code
  5. Submit your entry

PDU Information for This Course:

  • Total PDUs: 29
  • Technical PDUs: 1
  • Leadership PDUs: 1
  • Strategic & Business PDUs: 27
  • PMI Claim Code: 1154AIHMG2

Yes, this course is eligible for 15 CPDs.

Previous change management experience is helpful but not required.

  • A minimum of 15 hours of pre-course reading is required with the following materials, which are sent three weeks in advance: "The Effective Change Manager's Handbook" and "The Learning Tree Pre-Course Study Guide."
  • Each course day requires two hours of home study afterward.

The APMG Change Management Foundation exam is taken on the fourth day of class. Passing the Foundation exam is required to take the Practitioner exam on the fifth and final day of class.

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