APMG-International Change Management Practitioner (Classroom)

Course Code: APMGCMPC

Duration: 2 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. In order to sit the Change Management Practitioner examination you must have passed the Change Management Foundation exam.


The Practitioner qualification is aimed at Change Managers and anyone that wishes to become a Change Manager. It is also relevant to other staff involved in the change process. This includes:

  • Change Managers
  • Organisational Development Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Senior Managers with responsibility for change within the organisation


For the individual

  • Understanding of why and how change needs to be adapted
  • Identifies factors surrounding people’s reaction to change
  • Provides tools and techniques that assist in the delivery of change
  • Introduces 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


In order to sit the Practitioner examination you must have passed the Change Management Foundation exam.


  • Objective testing
  • Four questions of 20 marks each
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available)
    – 50%
  • Two and a half hours duration
  • Restricted open book – manual and candidate
    guide only.


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