Course Description

Examine readiness for change at both the organizational level and the stakeholders’ level. Discuss a framework for planning change while ensuring accountability measures are in place for everyone involved. Consider the risks and financial costs associated with change and how they should affect an organization’s change plan, while aligning it with the organization’s goals, strategies and culture.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define and develop a vision and strategy for change
  • Assess organizational readiness for change based on objective and subjective evidence
  • Identify key stakeholders and develop an engagement approach and a communication plan
  • Identify measures of accountability to ensure a successful change
  • Create a budget plan for the change management process
  • Establish project controls and plan risk management 


It is strongly recommended that students registered in the Change Management Certificate complete BMC 358 Change Management Theory and Application prior to enrolling in other Change Management Certificate program courses, e.g. BMC 359 Change Strategy and Planning, BMC 360 Managing Change Implementation, and BMC 361 Evaluating and Sustaining Change. For non-certificate students, some previous workplace experience is recommended.

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Online Asynchronous
May 07, 2024 to Jun 24, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $449.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Required Textbook 
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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