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Tuesday, September 27, 2016  
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You Still Have Time to Connect in Canada!

You won’t want to miss ACMP’s first Regional Conference – Canada. As ACMP works toward making education and networking available in a variety of locations around the globe, come support the first ACMP conference in Canada taking place in Toronto, October 17 and 18.  This one and a half day educational program will provide you with hands-on opportunities to share your pain points and look for resolutions. Join us to discuss topics that are of specific interest to you and hear from keynote experts in team behavior, neuroscience and change management. Learn from session experts on topics like OCM ROI, Building Resilience, Change KPIs, plus many more topics. Explore the conference website today and register by September 30th to save!


 
CCMP Celebrates Success!

On September 1, ACMP was pleased to host its first CCMP Class Reunion! Graduates joined virtually from around the world and spent time getting to know each other and sharing their experiences. It was interesting to see that 71% of them observed an increase in requests to connect on LinkedIn since getting their CCMP. A strong credential from ACMP not only demonstrates your commitment to a professional discipline, but helps raise your profile! In fact, they ranked "improves reputation" as the second most important benefit of having CCMP right after "establishes standards and compliance" for the discipline.

In addition, they noted other outcomes just from reviewing The Standard and going through the application process:

  • “Reminded me there is still sooooooo much to learn!”
  • “Caused me to reflect on what type of change management professional I am....what my world view is.”
  • “Since we are in the process of integrating CM into our PM process, this helped me better explain what CM is, how we do it, and really analyze what we need to do to integrate these processes with what the PM should/can do.”

CCMP graduates are continuously benefiting from their investment in the credential. What are you waiting for?

Our next exam window is open from October 15 to November 27. Applicants will have their results by end of year and have the opportunity to join the FIRST 500! Get started!

Did you know that corporations pursuing CCMP in groups can receive special corporate pricing? Ask us how: askccmp@acmp.info.

 
Save the Date - ACMP Invites Members to our Annual Membership Meeting!

Join the Annual Membership Meeting to celebrate our accomplishments and look toward the future of The Association of Change Management Professionals! ACMP will offer two opportunities for you to participate via an online webinar." Please register to join us on one of the below links:

Thursday, November 10th at 11:00 am EST
Thursday, November 10th at 5:00 pm EST

We believe that ACMP’s members are leaders with the passion needed to move forward our vision to lead the way change works. Join the Board of Directors as they thank you and present to you the progress of our association.

Members- register today to join us! If you are not currently a member, we’d love for you to join our community to connect with other like-minded professionals! Click here to join ACMP.

 
Achieve Change Objectives with ACMP’s Standard for Change Management©

What comes to mind when you think of a standard? You might think of a company standard at your workplace, an international standard by which organizations abide or an industry standard. You may even think of a personal standard by which you conduct your own behavior in a variety of situations.

Regardless of the type of standard, they all share the common goal of creating a basic understanding of how something will be done. ACMP’s Standard of Change Management is no different. Released in September 2014 after a rigorous development process, it provides a foundation for advancing the discipline of change management by establishing a common understanding and generally accepted practices that help leaders and practitioners achieve and sustain change objectives. The Standard also enables the delivery of the global professional credential, the Certified Change Management Professional™ (CCMP™). Download your free copy of The Standard here.

ACMP’s Standard of Change Management was developed through a global, voluntary consensus standards development process, consistent with ISO (International Organization for Standardization) practices. Over the course of two years, ACMP’s Standards Working Group engaged over 1,100 change management thought leaders and volunteers from 57 countries, each averaging more than 10 years’ experience, to capture, review, adjudicate and respond to more than 3,500 unique comments.

The Standard contains a full complement of information, including descriptions of scope, normative references, terms and definitions and concepts organized in five knowledge areas that describe the process groups of similar or related activities. These are:

  • Evaluate Change Impact and Organizational Readiness
  • Formulating Change Management Strategy
  • Developing Change Management Plans
  • Executing Change Management Plans
  • Closing the Change Management Effort

 Download The Standard today to read more and build your knowledge base in the area of change management!

 
What’s the Best Book on Change Management?

The CCMP team kicked off a discussion about great books in our field. They’ve been adding to a list of both classics and new books with great suggestions by the community.

What do you think? Read the list and add your own contribution with a comment!

 
Change Management 2017

In case you have not heard, Change Management 2017 will take place in New Orleans, LA, USA! We know this will be a fun and exciting destination while hearing from outstanding Keynote Speakers like Lisa McLeod and participating in important session track topics such as Trends and Innovation, Enterprise Capability and Leadership, Integrated Disciplines and Partnerships.  Change Management 2017 will also focus on some new sessions for senior change practitioners on idea sharing and pertinent topical engagement. Keep checking the website daily for new updates and information. But don’t waste time, save a significant amount of your professional development budget by registering early.

 
Chapter Event Highlight- ACMP Texas Chapter

On July 28, 2016, the ACMP Texas Chapter hosted an event where Constance An engaged the audience on ‘Managing Change Fatigue When Leading Enterprise Change.’ Constance shared a summary of her research, including a framework and key questions to consider when managing organizational weariness to change.  Over 40 people from the North Texas region attended, representing over 20 different organizations from various industries.

Chapters across the globe are hosting local events near you. Join ACMP today to find or start a local chapter near you!

 
Global Events

Regional Conference Canada
October 17-18, 2016
Sheraton Centre Toronto
123 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2M9, Canada

Change Management 2017
May 21-24, 2017
Hyatt Regency
601 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113

Getting Ready for CCMP Webinars
October 13 - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM EST
October 13 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
October 26 - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM EST
October 26 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST

 
Chapter Events

Alberta Chapter
Engaging Change – It’s a Draw!
Wednesday, September 28 5:30-8:00 PM
Kahanoff Centre
105-12 Avenue SW, Calgary AB T2G1A1

Midwest Chapter
2016 ACMP Midwest Change CONNECT
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Fountain Blue Banquets & Conference Ctr.
2300 Mannheim Rd. Des Plaines, IL 60018

Pacific Northwest Chapter
Change Connect 4
October 10-11, 2016
The Portland Art Museum (PAM)
1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205

Northern California Chapter
Innovative Change Leadership
Friday, October 21, 2016
PGE Auditorium
77 Beale St. San Francisco, CA, 94105

Manitoba Chapter
Workshop: “Fostering a Culture of Engagement in a Sea of Change, Interactive Case Study”
Friday, October 21, 2016
Best Western Charter House, Winnipeg
330 York Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0N9

Ohio Chapter
Chapter Membership/Information Meeting
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
LockKeepers
8001 Rockside Rd, Cleveland, OH 44125

   
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