APMG International Change Management™ Foundation & Practitioner

Use Change Management to improve the success of your change initiatives. Our Change Management course (developed by APMG in collaboration with the Change Management Institute) is designed to help you manage the impact of change and it provides techniques to effectively plan and implement successful transformation initiatives.

Next course starts:

22 Nov 21
In Wellington

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The Change Management course is based on ‘The Effective Change Managers Handbook’ and is aligned with the Change Management Institute's Change Management Body of Knowledge (CMBoK).

Effective change management is hugely important to successful organisations. Our course covers everything from getting stakeholders engaged, to assessing the impacts of change and embedding effective change practices within your organisation.

APMG International Change Management is a trademark of The APM Group Limited. All rights reserved. 

Topics Covered

The Change Management Certification covers the whole change life cycle:

  • Change and the individual
  • Change and the organisation
  • Key roles in organisational change
  • Communication and engagement
  •  The impact of change
  • Change readiness

From the Change Management Foundation and Practitioner certification, you will be able to:

  • Navigate through change effectively by understanding and applying the change management principles
  • Increase engagement within your organisation
  • Decrease risks through thorough planning and execution of change initiatives
  • Achieve a greater return on investment with higher levels of success
Who Should Attend

This course is ideal for:

  • Project Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Change Managers
  • Change Analysts
  • Members of a project team

There are no prerequisites for the Foundation component. However, you must hold the Foundation certification to attend the Practitioner course and sit the Practitioner exam.



Change Management Foundation is the first of two Change Management certifications required to become a Change Management Practitioner. You can complete Change Management Foundation to learn the basics, terminology and as a comprehensive introduction to being an effective member of a change initiative team.



The Change Management Practitioner certification validates your ability to understand and apply Change Management principles to various scenarios and qualifies you as a registered practitioner.


About the Exam

Foundation Exam

The features of the Change Management Foundation exam are:

  • Multiple choice
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 25 marks required to pass - 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed book

Practitioner Exam

The features of the Change Management Practitioner exam are:

  • Objective testing
  • 4 questions per paper with 20 marks available per question (8- in total)
  • 40 marks required to pass - 50%
  • 2.5 hours duration
  • Open book (The Effective Change Manager's Handbook only)

Foundation. $1995 excl GST. Price includes the official manual "The Effective Change Manager's Handbook" and the Foundation exam.

Foundation and Practitioner. $2995 excl GST.  Price includes the official manual "The Effective Change Manager's Handbook" and the Foundation and Practitioner exams.

Practitioner. $1795 excl GST. Price includes the Practitioner exam, Please contact us to register 

Register Now For This Course

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04 495 9100 or email us at


Mon 22 Nov
9:00am to
Fri 26 Nov
Session information
Change Management Foundation
Mon 22 Nov 9:00am - Wed 24 Nov 5:00pm
Change Management Foundation and Practitioner
Mon 22 Nov 9:00am - Fri 26 Nov 5:00pm