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Change Management for Project Managers

Course Details

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The management of change in an organization is critical to the success of any system-wide change. It requires carefully orchestrated communication and teamwork between the technical experts, the project management team, functional business experts, executive management and end-user.

Successful implementation of change is dependent on the commitment of each of these groups to identify and communicate what is changing, when it is changing and why it is changing.

The Change Management class will provide the tools and techniques needed by project managers to ensure that the deliverables of the projects are accepted by the end-users.

Who Should Attend

  • Project Managers, Project Leads and other managers participating in projects

Continuing Education and Recertification Hours

  • .65 CEUs
  • 6.5 PDUs
  • After completing the course please contact the Program Coordinator for the PMI® Course Activity Number.

As a PMI Registered Education Provider, The University of Texas at Austin, Professional Development Center has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for our courses (Provider # 1616).

The PMI logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMI and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Course Outcomes

  • Identify Project Stakeholders, documenting their influence and effect on a project
  • Develop and execute a Communications Plan to address the information needs of a project’s Stakeholders
  • Establish Subject Matter experts within the ‘business’ as Change Agents to assist in the transition to new systems
  • Prepare the ‘business’ for the changes between Current State and Future State (in regards to processes and systems)
  • Overcome resistance to new processes and systems by the ‘business’
  • Correctly place training activities in a Project Management Plan
  • Conduct Business Readiness Reviews to ascertain how ready the ‘business’ is to receive new processes and systems
  • Effectively report to senior management how well the ‘business’ is accepting change to its processes and systems  

Topics Covered:

  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Communications Planning
  • Process Owners and Stewards
  • Establishment of Change Agents
  • Gap Analysis
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Training Planning and Change Management Reporting



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