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Change Management Training and Certified Change Management Professional™ Exam Preparation.

Are you looking for change management training that provides a common sense approach? 

Are you interested in earning the Certified Change Management Professional™ designation? 

Do you want personalized coaching by an internationally known change expert who has conducted over 20 change implementations with 25 years of experience? 

Then you're in the right place.

Watch the video for an overview of the READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep.

 
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Change Management Training and Certified Change Management Professional Exam Preparation.
 

Have you been looking for comprehensive change management training that provides a common sense framework for approaching change? 

Are you interested in earning the Certified Change Management Professional™ designation? 

Do you want personalized coaching by an internationally known change expert who has conducted over 20 change implementations with 25 years of experience? 

Then you're in the right place.

Watch the video for an overview of the READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep.

I'm READY to Join!

Do you struggle with?

  • Not knowing how to begin your change management engagement with a client?
  • Unclear expectations between the technical team and the business?
  • Uncooperative Sponsor who doesn’t recognize how they need to be involved?
  • Lack of funding for change methodology and consultants?
  • Misalignment between the project and change management teams?

Don't worry! I've dealt with these issues before I created the READY Framework. Through our training you will learn the solutions to these dilemmas. 

Are you unsure how to begin your change management engagement with a client? The READY Framework shows you exactly where to start with your initiative and provides a solution for engaging your client! 

Unclear expectations between the technical team and the business? Our training provides real life examples and a variety of strategies for how to level up your communication. 

Uncooperative Sponsor who doesn’t recognize how they need to be involved? Through years of experience we have cracked the code to sponsor engagement. We provide tools and templates for transforming your unengaged sponsor into a rockstar agent of change!

Lack of funding for change methodology and consultants? We'll teach you how to show the value of your work to your organization to increase support, as well as provide strategy and solutions.

Misalignment between the project and change management teams? Alignment is one of the most important aspects of a change initiative. We'll provide you with the insight necessary to get the project and change team on the same page. 

No matter your struggle, we're here to support you with READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep

Do you struggle with?

  • Not knowing how to begin your change management engagement with a client?
  • Unclear expectations between the technical team and the business?
  • Uncooperative Sponsor who doesn’t recognize how they need to be involved?
  • Lack of funding for change methodology and consultants?
  • Misalignment between the project and change management teams?

Don't worry! I've dealt with these issues before I created the READY Framework. Through our training you will learn the solutions to these dilemmas. 

Are you unsure how to begin your change management engagement with a client? The READY Framework shows you exactly where to start with your initiative and provides a solution for engaging your client! 

Unclear expectations between the technical team and the business? Our training provides real life examples and a variety of strategies for how to level up your communication. 

Uncooperative Sponsor who doesn’t recognize how they need to be involved? Through years of experience we have cracked the code to sponsor engagement. We provide tools and templates for transforming your unengaged sponsor into a rockstar agent of change!

Lack of funding for change methodology and consultants? We'll teach you how to show the value of your work to your organization to increase support, as well as provide strategy and solutions.

Misalignment between the project and change management teams? Alignment is one of the most important aspects of a change initiative. We'll provide you with the insight necessary to get the project and change team on the same page. 

No matter your struggle, we're here to support you with READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep

So what is READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep?

We're Glad You Asked! 

READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep; Learn to lead others through change by utilizing the R.E.A.D.Y. framework to simplify and accelerate change.

This 21-hour course includes instruction about the Standard for Change Management and how to accelerate and simplify change in your organization! An ACMP Qualified Education Provider (QEP) course, we provide the  21 CEU approved training hours necessary to qualify for the CCMP™ exam. R.E.A.D.Y framework includes;

R- The Relevant and Relatable Story of the Change

E - Engaging Leaders

A- Advance Communication and Advocacy 

D- Develop and Support

Y- The “Why” 

This framework provides an intuitive process for those in your organization to successfully execute the changes necessary to have a thriving, equitable, and modernized organization. 

Since we're in the business of helping others achieve their change dreams, we don't just train you in change management with the READY methodology, but also get you READY to take the Certified Change Management Professional Exam with the Application and Exam Prep Course!

The READY, Set, Application Completion and Exam Prep Course reviews all the information necessary for applying for and taking the CCMP™ Exam. In addition to live online, and recorded sessions, you’ll receive our expert personal review and feedback on your CCMP™ application essays. The exam prep course includes review of exam specifications, recommendations for taking the exam, the READY approach to the Standard for Change Management, Study Games, Tools, and Connection Tips & Tricks!

So what is READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep?

We're Glad You Asked! 

READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep; Learn to lead others through change by utilizing the R.E.A.D.Y. framework to simplify and accelerate change.

This 21-hour course includes instruction about the Standard for Change Management and how to accelerate and simplify change in your organization! As an ACMP Qualified Education Provider (QEP) course, we provide the 21 CEU approved training hours necessary to qualify for the CCMP™ exam. R.E.A.D.Y Framework includes;

R- The Relevant and Relatable Story of the Change

E - Engaging Leaders

A- Advance Communication and Advocacy 

D- Develop and Support

Y- Revisiting “Why” 

This framework provides an intuitive process for those in your organization to successfully execute the changes necessary to have a thriving, equitable, and modernized organization. 

Since we're in the business of helping others achieve their change dreams, we don't just train you in change management with the READY methodology, but also get you READY to take the Certified Change Management Professional Exam with the Application and Exam Prep Course!

The READY, Set, Application Completion and Exam Prep Course reviews all the information necessary for applying for and taking the CCMP™ Exam. In addition to live online, and recorded sessions, you’ll receive our expert personal review and feedback on your CCMP™ application essays. The exam prep course includes review of exam specifications, recommendations for taking the exam, the READY approach to the Standard for Change Management, Study Games, Tools, and Connection Tips & Tricks! 

We know making your own path is hard... follow our proven roadmap! 

CCMP Roadmap

#1. Join us to get READY to transform your career! 

#2 Get Trained in the READY, Set, Change! Framework 

#3. Prepare for the CCMP™ Exam

#4. Complete your training and become a Certified Change Management Professional! 

We know making your own path is hard... follow our proven roadmap! 

CCMP Roadmap

#1. Join us to get READY to transform your career! 

#2 Get Trained in the READY, Set, Change! Framework 

#3. Prepare for the CCMP™ Exam

#4. Complete your training and become a Certified Change Management Professional! 

The READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training schedule is...

Change Management Training Schedule
Change Management Schedule Key

The READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training schedule is...

Change Management Training Schedule
Change Management Training Key

When is the READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep?

We will be holding THREE cohorts of the READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep in 2023!

 WINTER 2024

January 22nd - February 9th

SPRING 2024

April 22nd - May 10th

October Change Management Schedule
May Change Management Schedule
Sold Out!
Enroll in the Spring 2024 Session

FALL 2024

September 23rd - October 11th

March Change Management Schedule
Enroll in the Fall 2024 Session
When is the READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep?

We will be holding THREE cohorts of the READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep in 2023! 

WINTER 2024

January 22nd - February 9th
October Training Schedule

SPRING 2024

April 22nd - May 10th
May Training Schedule
Enroll in the Spring 2024 Session

FALL 2024

September 23rd - October 11th
March Training Schedule
Enroll in the Fall 2024 Session

See what our alumna Suzanne A. Cypriano has to say about READY, Set, Change!

“I signed up for READY, Set, Change! Change Mastery course to learn how to lead change using the five-step framework and to earn CPUs… but I learned so much more!

April has a calm and inspiring way of teaching, creating an engaging environment that truly connected and inspired me.

The most beneficial part of the course was that April gave us immediate feedback after each group activity and after reviewing our plans. I highly recommend taking this course.”

In addition to the Change Management Training and Application & Exam Prep Course we provide you with ALL of the supporting tools to become a superstar change manager as well as a Certified Change Management Professional™! 

In addition to the Change Management Training and Application & Exam Prep Course we provide you with ALL of the supporting tools to become a superstar change manager as well as a Certified Change Management Professional™!
READY, Set, CCMP Exam Simulator

The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Simulator 

The Exam Simulator is a one of a kind CCMP™ Exam Prep tool which utilizes gamification to make exam prep fun! The Exam Simulator includes: 

  • 780 comprehensive CCMP™ Prep Questions 
  • 27 Exam Simulations and Quizzes
  • 10 Different types of games
  • Detailed Tips and Tricks for Success! 

Participants who have used this tool for exam prep have had a 100% success rate for passing their CCMP™ exam on the first try. It’s the most comprehensive CCMP™ study tool available. Learn more about the READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Simulator here!

Exam Prep Guide

The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide

The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide is a “must-have” for anyone who wants to pass their Certified Change Management Professional™ Exam. Available both as a printed guide and ebook to ensure you are prepared to pass your CCMP™ Exam. Learn more about the Exam Prep Guide Here.

CCMP Community

Membership in the READY, Set, CCMP™ Community

Our community is a wonderful place to connect with other professionals striving to earn their CCMP™ designation and with our Alumni CCMP™ Successes! Monthly live-online study sessions and real-world advice provide an excellent support system for you on your CCMP™ journey. This is the BEST place to connect with others and to give and receive support from those in our community.

Office Hours

Weekly Office Hours with April

Each week, you can drop-in on Friday's from 11:30-1pm EST to ask questions, review content, and make connections with April Callis-Birchmeier.

Badge and Certificate

Digital Badge and Certificate of Completion

Following the completion of our course, we provide attendees with a Certificate of Completion as well as a digital badge to share on LinkedIn and other social media platforms. You’ll also receive a press release to share your success with your employer or network.

The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Simulator 

The Exam Simulator is a one of a kind CCMP™ Exam Prep tool which utilizes gamification to make exam prep fun! The Exam Simulator includes: 

  • 780 comprehensive CCMP™ Prep Questions 
  • 27 Exam Simulations and Quizzes
  • 10 Different types of games
  • Detailed Tips and Tricks for Success! 

Participants who have used this tool for exam prep have had a 100% success rate for passing their CCMP™ exam on the first try. It’s the most comprehensive CCMP™ study tool available. Learn more about the READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Simulator here!

The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide

The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide is a “must-have” for anyone who wants to pass their Certified Change Management Professional™ Exam. Available both as a printed guide and an ebook to ensure you are prepared to pass your CCMP™ Exam. Learn more about the Exam Prep Guide Here.

Membership in the READY, Set, CCMP™ Community

Our community is a wonderful place to connect with other professionals striving to earn their CCMP™ designation and with our Alumni CCMP™ Successes! Monthly live-online study sessions and real-world advice provide an excellent support system for you on your CCMP™ journey. This is the BEST place to connect with others and to give and receive support from those in our community.

Weekly Office Hours with April

Each week, you can drop-in on Friday's from 11:30-1pm EST to ask questions, review content, and make connections with April Callis-Birchmeier.

Digital Badge and Certificate of Completion

Following the completion of our course, we provide attendees with a Certificate of Completion as well as a digital badge to share on LinkedIn and other social media platforms. You’ll also receive a press release to share your success with your employer or network.

READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep

$2,498

One-Time Payment. Includes the...

  • READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep Course
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Simulator
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide 
  • Membership in the READY, Set, CCMP™ Community 
  • Weekly Office Hours with April 
  • Digital Badge and Certificate of Completion
  • Save with Early Bird Pricing and enroll in our Spring session before April 1st for a total of $2,123 
Enroll Now

READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep

$2,498

One-Time Payment. Includes the...

  • READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep Course
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Simulator
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide 
  • Membership in the READY, Set, CCMP™ Community 
  • Weekly Office Hours with April 
  • Digital Badge and Certificate of Completion
  • Save with Early Bird Pricing and enroll in our Spring session before April 1st for a total of $2,123 
Enroll Now

See our alumna Tammie Ray has to say about READY, Set, Change!

“I really like the R.E.A.D.Y  framework because I think that it breaks change into smaller bite size pieces.

We had different ways of learning because you had us do an exam, you had us work an activity, you spoke to us, you’re really guiding us along the way”

But that's not all! When you join the READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep you'll receive several bonuses!

READY, Set, Change! Physical Resources. 

CCMP Exam Prep Guide
READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide Hardcopy with CCMP™ Notebook 

The hardcopy version of the READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide provides all the information and interactive fun of the ebook, PLUS a written 50 question practice quiz, and a CCMP™ notebook for keeping track of your study efforts! This is the perfect tool to jot notes and capture information, and references when preparing for the CCMP™ exam.

The Standard for Change Management
The Standard for Change Management

We provide a bound copy of the Standard for Change Management for reference and annotation to help your preparation for the CCMP™ Exam. 

CCMP Flashcards
CCMP™ Input/Output Flashcards

Our successful CCMP™ students know that learning the inputs and outputs for each process group is one of the most challenging aspects of the exam. Remembering the 250 Inputs and Outputs can feel overwhelming! To assist candidates, we’ve created Input/Output flashcards. These cards make it easy to learn all the inputs and outputs in the process groups making it easier to recall information for one of the big areas of the exam.

CCMP Study Schedule
CCMP™ 8 Week Study Schedule

When you complete the READY, Set, Change! program, we don't just leave you to go it alone! We provide a detailed eight-week study schedule to earn your CCMP™. We provide guidance on the administrative tasks necessary to have a successful exam day, and inspiration and motivation to pass the exam! The Study Schedule email is sent every Monday to keep you on track to ace your exam in eight weeks!

CCMP Inputs and Outputs
Input/Output Mapping Tool

This resource is an essential tool to aid in memorization of the Input/Output components of the Standard for Change Management. Displayed clearly to make connections between process groups and the inputs & outputs of each process group to help you ace your CCMP™ exam.

Individual CCMP™ Career Conversation with April

April Callis-Birchmeier

When you achieve your goals of becoming Certified Change Management Professional™ and want to know the next steps to take, April can help! When you invest in the READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep you will receive a one-on one CCMP™ Career Conversation. As a certified coach, April will listen to your goals and help create a plan for you to move forward in your career to reach your full potential! 

Develop a strategy for creating your dream change management career, and learn how to leverage your CCMP™ to navigate a better position, higher salary or independent consulting lifestyle!

But that's not all, when you join the READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training you'll receive several bonuses!

READY, Set, Change! Physical Resources. 

READY, Set, CCMP Exam Prep Guide
READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide Hardcopy with CCMP™ Notebook 

The hardcopy version of the READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide provides all the information and interactive fun of the ebook, PLUS a written 50 question practice quiz, and a CCMP™ notebook for keeping track of your study efforts! This is the perfect tool to jot notes and capture information, and references when preparing for the CCMP™ exam.

Standard for Change Management
The Standard for Change Management

We provide a bound copy of the Standard for Change Management for reference and annotation to help your preparation for the CCMP™ Exam. 

CCMP Flashcards
CCMP™ Input/Output Flashcards

Our successful CCMP™ students know that learning the inputs and outputs for each process group is one of the most challenging aspects of the exam. Remembering the 250 Inputs and Outputs can feel overwhelming! To assist candidates, we’ve created Input/Output flashcards. These cards make it easy to learn all the inputs and outputs in the process groups making it easier to recall information for one of the big areas of the exam.

CCMP Study Schedule
CCMP™ 8 Week Study Schedule

When you complete the READY, Set, Change! program, we don't just leave you to go it alone! We provide a detailed eight-week study schedule to earn your CCMP™. We provide guidance on the administrative tasks necessary to have a successful exam day, and inspiration and motivation to pass the exam! The Study Schedule email is sent every Monday to keep you on track to ace your exam in eight weeks!

CCMP Mapping Tool
Input/Output Mapping Tool

This resource is an essential tool to aid in memorization of the Input/Output components of the Standard for Change Management. Displayed clearly to make connections between process groups and the inputs & outputs of each process group to help you ace your CCMP™ exam.

Individual CCMP™ Career Conversation with April

April Callis-Birchmeier

When you achieve your goals of becoming Certified Change Management Professional™ and want to know the next steps to take, April can help! April can help! When you invest in the Deluxe or Ultimate package you will receive a one-on one CCMP™ Career Conversation. As a certified coach, April will listen to your goals and help create a plan for you to move forward in your career to reach your full potential! 

Develop a strategy for creating your dream change management career, and learn how to leverage your CCMP™ to navigate a better position, higher salary or independent consulting lifestyle!

READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep

$2,123 Early Bird Pricing

Available until April 1st

  • READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep Course
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Simulator
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide 
  • Membership in the READY, Set, CCMP™ Community 
  • Weekly Office Hours with April 
  • Digital Badge and Certificate of Completion
  • BONUS Physical Resources
    • READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide Hardcopy with CCMP™ Notebook
    • READY, Set, Change! Training Workbook with Physical Tools & Resources
    • The Standard for Change Management 
    • CCMP™ Input/Output Flashcards
    • CCMP™ 8 Week Study Schedule 
    • Input/Output Excel Spreadsheet Resource 
  • BONUS Individual CCMP™ Career Conversation with April 
  • Save over $350 dollars with Early Bird Pricing until April 1st!
I WANT TO JOIN!

READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep PAYMENT PLAN

$650/ per month

For Four Months

  • READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep Course
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Simulator
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide 
  • Membership in the READY, Set, CCMP™ Community 
  • Weekly Office Hours with April 
  • Digital Badge and Certificate of Completion
  • BONUS Physical Resources
    • READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide Hardcopy with CCMP™ Notebook
    • READY, Set, Change! Training Workbook with Physical Tools & Resources
    • The Standard for Change Management 
    • CCMP™ Input/Output Flashcards
    • CCMP™ 8 Week Study Schedule 
    • Input/Output Excel Spreadsheet Resource 
  • BONUS Individual CCMP™ Career Conversation with April 
TAKE ME THERE!

READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep

$2,123 Early Bird Pricing!

Available until April 1st

  • READY, Set, Change! Training
  • The Application and Exam Prep Course
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Simulator
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide 
  • Membership in the READY, Set, CCMP™ Community 
  • Weekly Office Hours with April 
  • Digital Badge and Certificate of Completion
  • BONUS Physical Resources
    • READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide Hardcopy with CCMP™ Notebook
    • READY, Set, Change! Training Workbook with Physical Tools & Resources
    • The Standard for Change Management 
    • CCMP™ Input/Output Flashcards
    • CCMP™ 8 Week Study Schedule 
    • Input/Output Excel Spreadsheet Resource 
  • BONUS Individual CCMP™ Career Conversation with April
  • Save over $350 dollars with Early Bird Pricing until April 1st!
I WANT TO JOIN!

READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training and Exam Prep PAYMENT PLAN

$650/ per month

For Four Months

  • READY, Set, Change! Training
  • The Application and Exam Prep Course
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Simulator
  • The READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide 
  • Membership in the READY, Set, CCMP™ Community 
  • Weekly Office Hours with April 
  • Digital Badge and Certificate of Completion
  • BONUS Physical Resources
    • READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide Hardcopy with CCMP™ Notebook
    • READY, Set, Change! Training Workbook with Physical Tools & Resources
    • The Standard for Change Management 
    • CCMP™ Input/Output Flashcards
    • CCMP™ 8 Week Study Schedule 
    • Input/Output Excel Spreadsheet Resource 
  • BONUS Individual CCMP™ Career Conversation with April 
TAKE ME THERE!

April Callis-Birchmeier CCMP™, PMP®, CSP™

Recognized as one of the Top 30 Global Gurus in Organizational Culture in 2021, 2022, & 2023, April is an internationally known organizational change management expert who has implemented change for health care, higher education and corporate clients.

She served on the ACMP Standard Working Group to develop the global professional standard for all change management practitioner's worldwide and is CEO of Springboard Consulting, a change management consulting firm which provides enterprise implementation support, education, and exam preparation in organizational change management.

Her expertise and experience has resulted in certifications such as PMP® (Project Management Professional), CSP™ (Certified Speaking Professional), and she was one of the first CCMP™s (Certified Change Management Professional)

April is the author of four books including the bestseller "READY, Set, Change! Simplify and Accelerate Organizational Change" and "READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide"

April Callis-Birchmeier

April Callis-Birchmeier CCMP™, PMP®, CSP™

April Callis-Birchmeier

Recognized as one of the Top 30 Global Gurus in Organizational Culture in 2021, 2022, & 2023, April is an internationally known organizational change management expert who has implemented change for health care, higher education and corporate clients.

She served on the ACMP Standard Working Group to develop the global professional standard for all change management practitioner's worldwide and is CEO of Springboard Consulting, a change management consulting firm which provides enterprise implementation support, education, and exam preparation in organizational change management. 

Her expertise and experience has resulted in certifications such as PMP® (Project Management Professional), CSP™ (Certified Speaking Professional), and she was one of the first CCMP™s (Certified Change Management Professional)

April is the author of four books including the bestseller "READY, Set, Change! Simplify and Accelerate Organizational Change" and "READY, Set, CCMP™ Exam Prep Guide"

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Don't take our word for it! Hear from our READY, Set, Change! Alumni!

 

Don't take our word for it! Hear from our READY, Set, Change! Alumni!

 

When you graduate from READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep Program you'll earn the Change Management Professional Digital Badge!

Change Management Professional Badge

Some of the top benefits of the READY, Set, Change! Change Management Professional Badge are... 

  • A quality credential clearly explains what you can do, what you did to earn this and who says you earned it. It is more than a piece of paper.
  • The digital version of a credential is easy to share online.
  • The digital version of a credential is secure.
  • This is a trusted method for real-time verification; it is not self reported.
  • You’ll see direct connections between skills and jobs.
Learn more about our Badges!

When you graduate from READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep Program you'll earn the Change Management Professional Digital Badge!

Change Management Professional Badge

Some of the top benefits of the READY, Set, Change! Change Management Professional Badge are... 

  • A quality credential clearly explains what you can do, what you did to earn this and who says you earned it. It is more than a piece of paper.
  • The digital version of a credential is easy to share online.
  • The digital version of a credential is secure.
  • This is a trusted method for real-time verification; it is not self reported.
  • You’ll see direct connections between skills and jobs.
Learn more about our Badges