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"Excellent course, very well structured and delivered."
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"The course content and delivery was good. I learnt alot in a very short space of time. "
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"The course was well formed and delivered. The fast pace meant I could focus on the important aspects of change management but also learn from experiences of others in the group."
Hassan Hussain, Hitachi Solutions Europe. - APMG Change Management (3 days) (6.10.2014 to 8.10.2014)

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"An eye opening crash course in change management theory. Highly recommended for those wanting to build a holistic knowledge-set in a short amount of time."
Craig Wallace, Vodafone Group. - APMG Change Management (3 days) (23.6.2014 to 25.6.2014)

"I have found the course presentation and approach to be superbly suited to achieve my training objectives, whilst the smooth organisation and facilities were optimised to help students concentration."
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"It gives you a good insight of the theory of change management and gives you tools to use in practice."
Peter Van Init, N/A. - APMG Change Management (3 days) (23.6.2014 to 25.6.2014)

"Really good knowledgeable instructor, well paced course which offered lots of examples and rather recommended reading."
Adele Reed, N/A. - APMG Change Management (3 days) (23.6.2014 to 25.6.2014)

"I found the course really useful and can see how Id use it back in the office. If you want to learn something quickly and don't mind some long days then this is a great way of doing it."
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Get two APMG Change Management certifications in just three days - 40% faster than traditional training. You'll sit both the Foundation and Practitioner exams as part of the programme.

The APMG Change Management course helps you to deal effectively with change, and manage its impact on your organisation. This certification is ideal for project, programme, change, department and operational managers involved in organisational change.

On this course, you'll learn:

  • How your employees react to change
  • How to guide your employees through the phases of transition to minimise resistance
  • How to apply appropriate change theories to your organisation's needs
  • How to reduce the risk of failure or delay, by maintaining productivity and reducing costs

The APMG Change Management certification complements process-driven methods like PRINCE2® and MSP®.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Individual Change

Facts including concepts, terms, principles, model types, approaches and roles relating to Individual Change:

  • Defining features of models which describe how people learn.
  • Perspectives associated with the following approaches to change:
    • Behavioural
    • Cognitive
    • Psychodynamic
    • Humanistic Psychology
  • Individual personality ‘preferences’ identified by the MBTITM and the responses of four types of individuals to change (Myers and Briggs).
  • Factors that influence how to manage change in self and others.
  • How managers and change agents can help others to change.

Understanding the concepts, principles, model types, approaches and roles relating to Individual Change:

  • Elements of theories and models on learning and how they relate to what happens when individuals go through change.
  • Elements of theories that underpin the behavioural and cognitive approaches to change.
  • Elements of theories using the concept of the ‘change curve’ (also called the ‘transition curve’) and their application to plot suitable leadership interventions (Kubler-Ross; Adams, Hayes and Hopson).
  • Stages and key events in the Virginia Satir model and its application to ‘critical points in the change process’ (Satir; Weinberg).
  • Elements of theories that underpin the humanistic psychology approach to change.
  • The eight MBTI personality preferences and the four types (combinations of ‘preferences’); the significant insights these can offer into an individual’s responses to a change process.
  • Factors that influence how managers can manage change in their organisation.
  • How learning theories and the different psychological approaches to change can be used to help individuals through change.
  • How individual responses to change are impacted by personality preferences and other factors.
  • How to support individuals going through change using coaching (GROW model) and supporting techniques: asking questions; active listening; giving feedback.

Application of particular models or approaches relating to Individual Change to a given scenario.

Analysis of appropriate and inappropriate use of particular approaches and models relating to Individual Change within the context of a scenario.

Team Change

Facts including concepts, terms, principles, model types, approaches and roles relating to Team Change.

  • Theories and models about the nature of teams.
  • How to Improve Team Effectiveness. The five elements that contribute to the level of a team’s effectiveness or ineffectiveness (Glaser and Glaser).
  • Tuckman’s model of team change and the stages of development that teams go through.
  • Leadership Issues in Team Change. The phases that groups go through and the challenges for leaders (Bion and Turquet).
  • How individuals affect team dynamics.

Understanding of the concepts, principles, model types, approaches and roles relating to Team Change.

  • Differences between groups and teams, the need for teamwork, the different types of organisational teams, and how they operate and contribute to change.
  • Characteristics and outcomes associated with each of the five elements that contribute to the level of a team’s effectiveness or ineffectiveness (Glaser and Glaser).
  • Characteristics of each stage of Tuckman’s model of team change and how this applies to teams going through a change process.
  • Leadership issues in team change (Bion and Turquet) and the related requirements on team leaders.
  • Elements of theories and models about how individuals affect team dynamics.
  • How team effectiveness can be improved during change using:Glaser and Glaser’s five elements; Tuckman’s model of team change; Bion and Turquet’s leadership issues; the John Adair model; the team leader’s role and behaviours; facilitation; and action learning.
  • How different types of teams and different individuals within teams affect the way teams react to change.

Application of particular models or approaches relating to Team Change to a given scenario.

Analysis of appropriate and inappropriate use of particular approaches and models relating to Team Change within the context of a scenario.

Organisational Change

Facts including concepts, terms, principles, model types, approaches and roles relating to Organisational Change.

  • Key beliefs and assumptions associated with the following organisational metaphors:
    • the Machine
    • the Political Systems
    • the Organisms
    • the Flux and Transformation
  • Underlying principles behind understanding the driving forces and resisting forces in any situation if change is to happen.
  • Four phases of planned change that draws on the disciplines of project management (Bullock and Batten).
  • The Eight Step Model for transforming your organisation (Kotter).
  • The four components in the congruence model that draws on the socio-technical view of organisations and addresses the dynamics of what happens in an organisation when we try to change it (Nadler and Tushman).
  • Three phases in managing transition and the distinction between planned change and transition (Bridges).
  • The “principles of environmental systems” for how organisations operate and its relevance to sustaining and renewing organisational change (Senge et al).

Understanding the concepts, principles, model types, approaches and roles relating to Organisational Change.

  • How organisations really work and the Machine organisational metaphor (Morgan).
  • The Political Systems organisational metaphor (Morgan).
  • The Organisms organisational metaphor (Morgan).
  • The Flux and Transformation organisational metaphor (Morgan).
  • The underlying principles behind understanding the driving forces and resisting forces in any situation and how this can be used to support organisational change.
  • The activities that are performed in each of the phases of planned change in order to manage the change process (Bullock and Batten).
  • The key lessons reflected in the Eight Step Model for transforming your organisation and the activities described in each step (Kotter).
  • The principles that underpin the congruence model and how each of the four components contributes towards effective management of the transformation process (Nadler and Tushman).
  • How the characteristics and key elements of each of the three phases of transition can be used to manage this process more effectively (Bridges).
  • How the challenges of initiating; sustaining; and redesigning and rethinking change address the “forces at play” when managing change (Senge et al).
  • The organisational change models and approaches associated with each of Morgan’s Metaphors and the associated key beliefs and assumptions about change and how change is tackled.
  • The strategic change process and how the six essential characteristics can be applied to achieve successful organisation-wide strategic change initiatives.
  • When change goes wrong and when change goes right: applying the lessons from approaches used in organisations.
  • Different approaches to getting ready for change and how this relates to the successful management of change.
  • How the tools that support complex change can be used to engage people interactively in a variety of ways.

Application of particular models or approaches relating to Organisational Change to a given scenario.

  • Suitable approaches to organisational change using Morgan’s metaphors and the associated key beliefs and assumptions about change and how change is tackled.
  • Suitable models and approaches to manage organisational change appropriately.
  • How to apply the strategic change process and an understanding of the essential characteristics of successful change initiatives to enable a change approach to work well.
  • The factors that other organisations have learned from their successes and failures are an indication of when change is going wrong and when change is going right.
  • Suitable approaches that enable an organisation to get ready for managing and implementing successful change.
  • How to apply the tools that support the different approaches to engaging with people when managing complex change.

Analysis of appropriate and inappropriate use of particular approaches and models relating to Organisational Change within the context of a scenario.

  • Whether use of particular principles, approaches and models and their application to achieve successful change is appropriate.

Leading Change

Facts including concepts, terms, principles, model types, approaches and roles relating to Leading Change.

  • The leader’s role linked to each of the four key organisational metaphors.
  • The description of visionary leadership.
  • The characteristics of other theories on leadership approaches.
  • The roles that leaders play.
  • The leadership styles and skills (Goleman).
  • The different leadership focus for different phases of change.
  • The importance of self-knowledge and inner resources.

Understanding the concepts, principles, model types, approaches and roles relating to Leading Change.

  • The leader’s role and the type of leadership required linked with each of the four organisational metaphors.
  • The use of visionary leadership including the different focus of leadership and management and how each applies in practice (Bennis; Kotter).
  • The elements of other leadership approaches.
  • The characteristics and responsibilities of the roles that leaders play.
  • The characteristics of leadership styles and skills.
  • The different leadership approach and focus needed for different phases of change.
  • How self-knowledge and inner resources can be developed to improve the ability of leaders to lead organisational change.
  • Which leadership approaches, roles and styles should be adopted for leading change situations.
  • The approach and focus needed by leaders for different phases of change.
  • The process and activities required to engage stakeholders effectively, including stages of the AIDA(S) framework.
  • How leaders can overcome the pitfalls linked to the four key organisational metaphors by adopting different types of leadership and leadership approaches.
  • How to adopt and apply appropriate leadership roles, styles and skills in different change situations.
  • Appropriate leadership actions for different phases of change.
  • The activities required to engage stakeholders effectively by using the stakeholder engagement process and AIDA(S) framework.

Analysis of appropriate and inappropriate use of particular approaches and models relating to Leading Change within the context of a scenario.

  • Use of particular leadership approaches, roles and styles in different change situations and phases is appropriate.
  • Use of the stakeholder engagement process and the AIDA(S) framework is appropriate.

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During the course you'll prepare for and sit the following exams:

Change Management Foundation Exam:

  • 60 multiple-choice questions (30 marks required to pass)
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed book

Change Management Practitioner Exam:

  • Four questions per paper, 20 marks available per question
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) - 50%
  • Three hours duration
  • Restricted open book - manual and candidate handbook only.

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Included:

  • APMG-accredited courseware
  • The Effective Change Manager's Handbook: Essential Guidance to the Change Management Body of Knowledge - ISBN - 978-0749473075

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

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We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 0720-880599.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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We recommend that you are familiar with change management concepts, and the basic functions of change management within an organisation.

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Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 0720-880599 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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