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Change Management Certificate

Become a change leader, facilitator, and communicator.

Discover a comprehensive change model that can be immediately applied to your organization through application exercises, case studies, and interactive program modules.

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Live Online
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Credits: CEU 1.4 MORE
Level: Intermediate
Role(s): HR/OD Professional More
Language(s): English More

Pricing

$1,395
Member
$1,595
Non-member
Course Info

It’s likely you already see the need to apply change management best practices. By earning an ATD Change Management Certificate you’ll gain the necessary tools to become a trusted resource ready to facilitate all stages of a change initiative in your organization. Discover the key principles and stages of ATD’s exclusive change management models through application exercises, case studies, and interactive program modules.

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?

It’s likely you already see the need to apply change management best practices. By earning an ATD Change Management Certificate you’ll gain the necessary tools to become a trusted resource ready to facilitate all stages of a change initiative in your organization. Discover the key principles and stages of ATD’s exclusive change management models through application exercises, case studies, and interactive program modules.

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?

  • Prepare to sponsor and engage in change efforts, conduct diagnostic assessments to define needed change efforts, identify an appropriate change model, and design a strategic change plan that minimizes impact and maximizes buy-in.
  • Develop communication plans that raise awareness, build commitment, and ensure understanding, while navigating and managing outcomes as they occur.
  • Analyze data to provide feedback to help clients clarify outcomes, establish expectations, and identify realistic boundaries.

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What You Will Learn
  • 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.
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Becoming a Change Leader, Facilitator, and Communicator

Understanding the delicate balance of change in an organization is critical, but being able to identify its impact—both positively and negatively—on other areas of the business is essential. ATD’s...

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ATD Change Management Certificate

Learn a comprehensive, six-step change model that can be applied to your current situation. Learn more about this course or register here: http://bit.ly/29VytdG

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Change Management Certificate Brochure

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COURSE TOPICS
Topic 1 - Challenge the Current State
Systems Thinking in Action
Creating a Strategic Imperative
Assessing Organizational Readiness
Topic 2 - Harmonize and Align Leadership
A Change Leader’s VIEW for Success
Creating a Vision
Building a Change Management Team
Typical CM Team Responsibilities
Change Management Team Tools
Change Management Dashboard
Topic 3 - Activate Commitment
The Journey Through Change
Actions for Guiding Others Through the Change Journey
Reactions to Change—Build a Critical Mass
Anticipate Doubts
Topic 4 - Nurture and Formalize a Design
People and Process Considerations
Change Management Plans
Communication Strategies
Managing Risk
Topic 5 - Guide Implementation
Change Agent’s Role
Building Momentum
Resilience: Human Nature and the Need for Resilience
Personal Resilience Dimensions
Topic 6 - Evaluate and Institutionalize the Change
Evaluating Results
Institutionalize the Change
Recognize and Disband the CM Team
Topic 7 - Appendix
ATD Competency Model—Area of Expertise: Change Management
Change Management Self-Assessment
A History of Change Models
Change Management Continuum
Change Readiness Checklist
Theories, Strategies, and Models: The Underpinning of Change
Kepner-Tregoe Decision-Making Process
Change Leader’s VIEW of Success
Leadership Guidelines
Vision Clarity Chart
Change Management Dashboard
Change Agent Attributes
Team Alignment Checklist
Actions for Guiding Others Through the Change Journey
Commitment Chart
Force Field Analysis: A Tool to Address Resistance
SHIFT Model to Address Resistance
Components of a Change Management Plan
The Risk Chart
Resilience Dimensions
Implementation Tools
Evaluate the Change Process Tool
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.

ATD Education programs are designed primarily for learning professionals—trainers, instructional designers, and organizational development practitioners—but also greatly benefit anyone within an organization who is responsible for developing others, from managers to human resources specialists.

Level: Intermediate
Roles: HR/OD Professional, Instructional Designer, Manager, Trainer
Language: English, Chinese
What Our Participants Are Saying
Jacqueline_Burandt
Jacqueline Burandt

"Instead of just hoping to survive change, this program gives you the tools (and confidence) to truly facilitate change in your organization. The course and workbook were full of tools, which allowed me to reinforce what I had learned months later in the real world."

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Melissa Boone-Miller

"The online program was a great way to learn without travel.  The 6 week course was interesting and informative, with break-out sessions and tons of participation as if you were actually in class in person. I would definitely recommend to anyone interested in learning about the process of change."

Fernanda_Burin
Fernanda Burin

"My favorite takeaways from the program were the model and the different ways to work with it. I chose ATD because it's the most well-known organization to talent development workers."

Dates & Locations
  • Sep 26-27, 2019
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Facilitators
Meloney Sallie-Dosunmu
Barbara Goretsky
Jonathan Halls
Margaret Banta

Things to Know

ATTENDANCE

Face-to-Face Certificate Courses
Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and 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 Certificate Courses
Participation in all online sessions at their currently scheduled day and time is mandatory to receive a completion certificate and any applicable credits.

ATD requires active participation through the program to receive credit for the class. Active participation includes, but is not limited to, participating in virtual classroom activities, discussions, breakout sessions, and intersession work. Please note that using a tablet or mobile device severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate.

For programs with five or more sessions, 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. For programs with four or fewer sessions, attendance at all live sessions is required to receive a certificate. If you meet the eligibility requirements, a certificate will be issued to you through the ATD Learning Portal at the end of the program. All sessions will be recorded and available for participants to review throughout the program for your reference.

CREDITS

14.0 learning hours

1.4 CEUs awarded

Up to 14.0 APTD Recertification Points through the ATD Certification Institute.

Up to 14.0 CPLP Recertification Points through the ATD Certification Institute.

This program has been approved for 14.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

This program is valid for 14.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrm.org/certification.

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Enrolled in a program? Sign in to the ATD Learning Portal with your ATD account credentials two weeks before the first day of class to:

  • Engage with your facilitator and peers.
  • Access pre-work assignments.
  • View any technical requirements.
  • Review logistical information.

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