APMG-International Change Management Foundation (Classroom)

Course Code: APMGCMC

Duration: 3 Days

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Change Management is associated with the effects and management of change; this is primarily within organisations where change can have greater impact.

This qualification is based on the theory and application of change for the individual, change for the organisation, communication and stakeholder engagement and change management best practice. Once you have passed the Foundation qualification you can progress to the more advanced Practitioner qualification.

The Change Management qualification is aimed at anyone involved in change at any level within an organisation. This could include:

  • Change leaders (e.g. Senior Responsible Owners)
  • Change Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Organisational Development Managers
  • Change ‘agents’ (e.g. Business Change Managers)
  • Change implementers (e.g. Programme/Project Managers)
  • Change support (e.g. Programme/Project Office) and Operational Line Managers/staff


For the individual

  • Understanding of why and how change needs to be adopted
  • Provides tools and techniques that assist in the delivery of change
  • Identifies factors surrounding people’s reaction to change
    aIntroduces models to understand your organisation and change
  • Compliments PRINCE2® & MSP®

For the business

  • Helps to reduce the risk of failure or delay during change implementation
  • Helps understanding of how employees may react
  • Introduces models to help understand how to implement change
  • Identifies risk factors to consider when introducing change
  • Identifies the attributes of leadership required
  • Provides an understanding of why and how the delivery of change needs to be adapted
  • Helps improve stakeholder engagement with change


There are no pre-requisites required in order to begin a Foundation course in
Change Management.


  • Multiple choice
  • Four sections, total of 50 questions
  • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50
    available) – 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed-book

The Foundation qualification is also a prerequisite for the Practitioner qualification.

This is a three day course leading to the Change Management Foundation
examination, which is scheduled to take
place on the final day.