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Change Management Certificate

Become a facilitator of change in your organization.

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Facilitating change is more critical now than ever as organizations are affected by economic conditions and are driven to improve efficiency, productivity, and service quality. This program establishes a comprehensive change model that can be immediately applied to your current situations through application exercises, case studies, and interactive program modules.

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Former Course Name: Facilitating Organizational Change

  • Face-to-Face2 days
  • Online 6 sessions, 12 hours total
  • On-SiteFlexible dates & duration

Dates & Locations

Washington, DC

May 02-03, 2014

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Online

Jun 11-Jul 16, 2014

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Chicago, IL

Jul 21-22, 2014

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Atlanta, GA

Sep 29-30, 2014

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Program Overview

Program Overview

Designed for ASTD by industry expert Elaine Biech of ebb associates, the Change Management Certificate Program contains application exercises, case studies, templates, and interactive program modules. You will learn a comprehensive, six-step change model that can be applied to their current situation.

By the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Implement a change process using the six step CHANGE model.
  • Apply tools and techniques to support a change intervention.
  • Describe and model the role of a facilitator of change.
  • Assist clients to assess, design, and implement a change intervention.
  • Establish sponsorship, ownership, and involvement in change efforts.
  • Evaluate change results.

Day 1 Topics

  • Introduction to Change Management
  • Six Step CHANGE Model
  • Change Agent Characteristics
  • Data Collection
  • Organizational Readiness
  • Qualities of a Change Leader
  • Creating Visions for Change
  • Developing Communication Plans
  • Using Teams to Design an Implementation

Day 2 Topics

  • Reactions to Change
  • Overcoming Resistance and Increasing Commitment
  • Establishing Metrics
  • Conducting a Risk Assessment
  • Implementation Tools
  • Importance of Short-Term Gains
  • Building Momentum
  • Evaluating the Effort
  • Making Change Stick

The ASTD 2004 Competency Study: Mapping the Future identified facilitating organizational change as a critical area of expertise for the workplace learning and performance professional. The content of this program is based on the ASTD Competency Model.

ASTD Certificate Programs are learning events and a certificate is awarded to participants upon successful completion of the program. No test is given and participants are not certified. Certification is a testing event that confirms that skills, knowledge, or competencies have been acquired. Please click here for more information on the ASTD Certification Institute's credential, the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance™ (CPLP™).

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

After the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Conduct diagnostic assessments and other forms of data gathering to define the change efforts needed.
  • Analyze data to provide feedback to help clients clarify outcomes, establish expectations, and identify realistic boundaries.
  • Understand change management theories, such as systems thinking and open systems theory, chaos and complexity theory, appreciative inquiry, action research, communication theory, and motivation theory.
  • Select an appropriate change model and design a strategic plan for change that minimizes the impact on people and maximizes buy-in.
  • Create implementation designs that involve and inspire formal and informal leaders.
  • Develop communication plans that raise awareness, build commitment, and ensure understanding.
  • Manage consequences that may occur, such as conflict, resistance, negativity, and complacency.
Topics

Topics

  • Topic 1 - Introduction
  • Topic 2 - Challenge the Current State
  • Topic 3 - Harmonize and Align Leadership
  • Topic 4 - Activate Commitment
  • Topic 5 - Nurture and Formalize a Design
  • Topic 6 - Guide Implementation
  • Topic 7 - Evaluate and Institutionalize the Change
  • Topic 8 - Closure and Resources
  • Tool Kit
Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for learning professionals who are currently responsible for managing change efforts or those who want to be ready for this challenge in their current or future positions.

Credits & Attendance

Credits & Attendance

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Earn 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program. Learn More

CPLP© Recertification Points

This program may be eligible for up to 14 CPLP recertification points. Learn more at astd.org/recertification.

HRCI Recertification Credits

This program has been pre-approved for 14 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

Attendance Policy

Face-to-Face Courses

Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and 1.4 CEUs. Participants who miss more than two hours of the entire program will not be eligible to receive the certificate. Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate at the end of the program.

Online Courses

Participation in all 6 online sessions at their originally scheduled day and time is mandatory in order to receive a completion certificate and 1.4 CEUs. All sessions will be recorded and available for participants to review throughout the course of the program. One missed live session can be made up by listening to the session recording in full. Participants who miss more than one live session will not be eligible to receive the certificate. If you find you need to miss/have missed a session, simply view the recording for the content you missed and let us know. If you meet the eligibility requirements ASTD will mail you the completion certificate within two weeks of the last session.

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