Change Management Specialist (CMS)®
The Change Management Specialist (CMS)® Certification, developed exclusively for the Management and Strategy Institute, is designed to give the student a solid understanding of how to implement change in a corporate environment. The training material included with the Change Management certification will help you design and manage change programs, persuade people to change and respond to resistance to change.
Why choose the Management and Strategy Institute?
- FREE training material included with all certifications
- Affordable and Respected
- Flexible: Training and exam done 100% online
- Competency based: Take the exam as soon as you're ready
- Members nationwide working for top companies
- Professional certificate mailed to you after you pass exam [example]
Frequently asked questions:
Are There Prerequisites?
No, the Change Management program is designed for someone with a general knowledge of change principles and the training material covers all required information for the exam.
Is the Change Management Certification Test Difficult?
To effect positive change within a corporate organization it is important to have a solid understanding of the related principles. This test is timed, so you will not be able to look up answers to questions while taking the test. This exam is designed to make sure you have a strong understanding of change principles and can identify and effect positive change. We recommend reviewing the Training Material before taking the test.
How in-depth is the training?
The Change Management course, by definition, is a mid-level certification. It is designed to give you a solid understanding of most facets of Change Management. It does not require a project to complete. This professional development course was designed to teach someone with little knowledge of Change Management the basic skills needed to function as a Change Management agent within an organization. Many executive jobs today require that their employees have at least a basic understanding of Change Management. For an example, click on this [Job Search] link to see how many positions mention the words "Change Management".
How long is the training course?
The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you're ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.
Is the test proctored?
No, the test for the Change Management Certification is not proctored at this time. It is timed, with a limit of 2 hours. You may take the test online, from home or work whenever you are ready.
What will I receive after I pass the test?
You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. [View Example]
How would I list this certification on my resume?
Certifications are generally the last item listed under the education section of your resume. List them directly beneath your college information in this format:
Management and Strategy Institute
- Change Management Specialist (CMS)®
Change Management Certification
Training Material & Certification Test