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That's a Wrap... and More to Come!

Tuesday, December 19, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristina Fronheiser
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2017 has been a tremendous year for ACMP! As part of our commitment to serving as a professional resource, advancing the discipline and growing the global change management community, we hosted four conferences around the globe, certified more than 200 professionals, added 50 courses to the Qualified Education Provider™ (QEP™) Registry, hosted 15 webinars, and continued to provide value to the discipline and industry through access to The Standard for Change Management®. We also grew our membership and expanded to more than 20 chapters world-wide! Below are our 2017 highlights and what we’re looking forward to in 2018.

Before we welcome 2018, please review these December 31 deadlines:

  1. The Change Management 2018 Advanced Rate ENDS December 31! The registration rate includes attendance to all keynote and session speaker presentations, conference materials, networking opportunities and nearly all meals throughout #ACMP2018. Register today to take advantage of the best savings!
  2. The Call for Regional Conference Speakers closes on December 31! If you are interested in leading a session during one of our 2018 Regional Conferences, then apply today. As a reminder, if you have previously registered to become a 2018 ACMP Conference speaker and selected Regional Conference opportunities, then you will already be included as potential candidate.
  3. The 2017 Certified Change Management Professional™ (CCMP™) Exam window closes on December 31! This is your last chance to become a CCMP™ in 2017. We are close to certifying the First 500 to ever hold this designation so complete your application today and take the exam from anywhere in the world by the end of the month.

ACMP is Advancing the Discipline

ACMP certified more than 200 professionals in 2017…

Congratulations to the First 500! The Certified Management Professional™ (CCMP™) program further advances the profession by certifying practitioners that have the appropriate education, training and professional experience. We are close to certifying the First 500 graduates and are proud of those who have taken the step to show the industry the value of this method-neutral change management certification.

…and is looking forward to certifying even more in 2018!

The current exam window is open until December 31st – to apply, complete your CCMP application and then schedule to take the exam from nearly anywhere in the world at any time at one of these exam centers. To prepare for the exam, download The Standard for Change Management®, study these flash cards and review the ACMP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.

ACMP added courses to the QEP Registry in 2017…

The Qualified Education Provider Registry is the one stop shop to search for the best courses in change management. All QEP courses are aligned to The Standard for Change Management, incorporate adult education best practices and fulfill the 21-hour training requirement to become CCMP certified. CCMP graduates can also earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) by attending these courses.

…and will add even more in 2018!
In addition to year-round course offerings, our QEPs lead workshops at our annual and regional conferences. For a full listing of Change Management 2018 workshops, click here. Also, if you have recently taken a course that is not on this list, please let us know so we can work on adding it to the registry.
ACMP hosted 15 webinars in 2017…

This year, as part of our commitment to providing opportunities for ongoing learning, we hosted 15 webinars to reflect a range of content identified by our members. Recordings of all webinars are available on the ACMP Resource Library for members. For CCMP graduates, each webinar counts for 1 PDU in the “Education” category.

…and will continue providing monthly webinars in 2018!

In January, attend Jason Drake’s webinar “Changing the way we talk about change: Introducing media rich communication to increase stakeholder engagement” and Barbara Trautlein’s session “Got Change - Get CQ! Build Individual, Team, and Organizational Change Intelligence to Lead Change that Sticks.” Check out our website for the full listing of upcoming webinars and register today to attend! Not a member? Join today to take advantage of this and many other member benefits!

ACMP is Growing the Change Management Community

ACMP was honored to host four Conferences in 2017…

We went around the world, in an effort to provide you opportunities to continue “Leading the Way Change Works” with thought leaders and fellow practitioners to expand your expertise and strengthen our discipline.

To look back at our 2017 conferences, visit our ACMP Conference page.

…and is looking forward to Change Management 2018!

We look forward to our next year’s events, so be sure to kick off your Conference journey during Change Management 2018 in Las Vegas March 25-28! Before the year ends, prep yourself for professional success by registering and marking your calendars for the following ACMP Conferences:

March 25-28: Change Management 2018
September 13-14: Change Management – Regional Canada 2018
November 1-2: Change Management – Regional USA 2018

Registration is open for this year’s annual Conference in Las Vegas, and be sure to register by December 31 to receive the discounted Advanced Rate! Additional information about ACMP’s 2018 Regional Conferences will be provided in the next few weeks.

Become a Sponsor in 2018

Change Management 2018 is one of the most prestigious and premier events within the industry, and as a sponsor, your organization can strengthen its awareness to more than 1,100 change practitioners from around the world. All sponsorship opportunities are customizable, giving brands the flexibility to reach a targeted audience through a variety of mediums. In addition, as a sponsor, your organization becomes an ACMP partner and supports the growth of the change management discipline. Please review the Change Management 2018 Sponsorship Prospectus and see what will work best for your organization. For inquiries or questions, please contact Vice President of Business Development Laurie Powell.

ACMP welcomed more than 1,000 new members AND six new Chapters to the association…

ACMP’s chapters across the globe are providing additional opportunities for our members to connect and thrive! This year we welcomed new chapters in Atlanta, Georgia, Charlotte, North Carolina Florida, Raleigh, North Carolina, Quebec, Canada and Norway . We asked many of our chapters what they are looking forward to in 2018. Read more to share in the celebration of a new year for our chapters!

…and is now offering a Student Membership!

As a student member of ACMP, you receive all of the same benefits as an individual member at a discounted of $87.00 per year! You may be eligible for this rate if you are currently enrolled as a full-time student in a degree-granting program at a college or university, or the global equivalent. Documentation to prove that these requirements are met must be submitted with the application form. Join today to be a part of a thriving community where you will make connections and obtain access to resources and events to strengthen your professional development and create new opportunities for your future!

Upcoming Deadlines and Events

CCMP Coaching Calls

Dec 28 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM EST
Jan 09 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
Jan 26 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM EST

CCMP Exam Windows 2018

January 1 - April 30
August 1 - December 31


Change Management 2018
Advanced Registration Ends Dec 31!

Change Management - Regional Conference Canada 2018
Change Management - Regional Conference USA 2018

Call for Speakers Deadline is Dec 31!

Members-Only Webinars

“Changing the way we talk about change: Introducing media rich communication to increase stakeholder engagement”
Jason Drake
Jan 09 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

“Got Change - Get CQ! Build Individual, Team, and Organizational Change Intelligence to Lead Change that Sticks”
Barbara Trautlein
Jan 25 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

“Reinventing the Checklist: A Powerful, New Twist on a Classic Tool!
Keely Killpack
Feb 13 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST


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