Our change management certification course teaches students how to develop practical solutions for effectively implementing change in the workplace. Students will become skilled at addressing the concerns of staff and enabling cooperation through strategic best practices. By effectively using change management techniques, students will learn how to facilitate smooth transitions in the workplace while maintaining morale.
Changes in an organization are about more than just policies. They are about people. Most organizations routinely introduce sweeping changes, to improve processes, accommodate shifts or follow new regulations. They often do so without adequately considering the effect these changes have on people within the organization. Change management professionals guide organizations through these changes on the individual, organizational and enterprise levels by taking a people-first approach.
The knowledge and skills taught in this course are in line with the educational standards of the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) and Canadian industry standards. The vital skills students learn will be immediately applicable to their careers.
Students can participate in this course from anywhere in the world with internet access, as the course is delivered through our live online format. The course is part time, so students will be able to easily integrate it into even the busiest of schedules.
Our Change Management Course is accredited by the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) and Ashton College is listed as a Qualified Education Provider (QEP) in their registry. Completion of the course at Ashton College fulfills the ACMP 21-hour training requirement for their Certified Change Management Professional™ (CCMP™) credential. The course also helps students break into the field so they can start earning hours to meet their work experience requirements.
The ACMP CCMP™ program recognizes the education, experience and skills that a change management practitioner employs when effectively managing change. The program assesses knowledge of and skill with change management practices, strategies and approaches. It verifies the relevant work experience and education required to qualify for the CCMP credential. The value of the credential includes recognition of your value as a change management professional and demonstrates a commitment to career growth and professional development. The CCMP™ program launched in May 2016 and you can visit their website to learn more about program qualifications.
To become a CCMP™ through ACMP, you need a four-year degree (or an international equivalent) and three years or 4200 hours of change management experience. You can also qualify with a secondary school education (high school or an international equivalent) and five years or 7000 hours of change management experience.
This course is beneficial for those leading, managing and supporting organizational change initiatives including:
Upon completion of the course, successful students will reliably demonstrate the ability to:
Upon completion of this course, successful students will have the knowledge and insight to prepare and apply for the Association of Change Management Professionals CCMP exam.
Monika is an engaging and respected thought and functional leader, with expertise in leadership, strategy development and execution, transformational change, complex employee and stakeholder engagement and organizational effectiveness. She is currently a senior manager for Human Capital consulting at Deloitte Canada. She holds a master’s degree in International Economic and Political Relationships from the University of Lodz in Poland and an MBA from the University of Alberta in Canada. As an instructor, Monika believes in experiential learning and she incorporates her professional and personal experience with theory, research and application to facilitate student growth and development. Monika is currently a board member of the global Association of Change Management Professionals and she is a Certified Change Management Professional.
Inspiring purpose and enabling success, Sharon Seidler is an experienced dispute resolution practitioner, creative serial entrepreneur, thoughtful human resources professional, engaging course developer, instructor, and motivating professional coach. She has experience in multiple industries, having worked in community, public, private, union and non-unionized organizations over the past 32 years. During this time, she has gained proficiencies in international and virtual workforce development, cultural revitalization, collaborative trusts, innovative change, employee engagement, labour relations, organizational effectiveness, learning development and instruction.
Sharon holds certificates in Human Resource Management from the University of Alberta, Professional and Adult Learning Instruction from the Northern Institute of Technology and Conflict Resolution and LEAN Six-Sigma Yellow-Belt from Kansas State University. She is also a licensed Life and Health Insurance Agent (producer) in Alberta and Arizona. She is currently an active member of the Kansas State Supreme Court Advisory Council, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Society for Human Resources Management. She holds a leadership role on the Education, Research and Training Committee with the Association for Conflict Resolution.
As an experiential learning instructor, Sharon unites her work and personal experience with research, theory and application to generate an experiential learning setting geared toward student and apprentice growth. In her personal life, Sharon is a wife, friend, step-mom and grandma, sister and daughter. She enjoys active social time with her friends, family and colleagues.
Claudia Roubaud is a professional with over twelve years of progressive experience and knowledge across a wide variety of business management functions that include: human resources, budgets and accounting, change management, risk management, project management, strategic business planning, business analysis, performance management systems, customer service, communications, etc.
Claudia has been with The City of Calgary municipality for over ten years in various capacities. She is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) and a Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP). She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Law & Society (pre-Law) from the University of Calgary, a Master in Business Administration (MBA) graduate degree from the University of Phoenix, as well as a number of continuing education certificates. She is a lifelong learner with a passion for informal and formal learning and development opportunities.
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October 05, 2021 – November 16, 2021
Making Sense of Change Management: A Complete Guide to the Models, Tools and Techniques of Organizational Change, 5th Edition. Ester Cameron and Mike Green. Kogan Page, Limited. 2016. ISBN-10: 0749479132, ISBN-13: 9780749479138.
The registration fee for this course is $995.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, it was not reviewed.