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Presenters: ACMP Toronto Chapter

Date: March 14th, 2018
Time: 5:30 – 7 pm
Venue: Schulich School of Business, Rm N201

WHAT IS CHANGE MANAGEMENT? 
Change is inevitable. We constantly hear about how the world is changing faster than ever before and how it is affecting an organization’s ability to adapt. But how can we manage this change and ensure better project outcomes? How can you be more involved in this new and critical business area? Whether you are interested in pursuing a dynamic career in change management or wish to learn about how to manage change effectively, find out what rewarding and challenging opportunities exist for you in managing change.

HOW DO I FIT IN?

MBA and Business students often drive strategy and business analysis with a strong focus on working with multiple stakeholders in the corporate world. For all industries, there is inevitable transformation taking place continuously where many aspects of digital technology, value chain and workflows along with organizational restructuring is causing immense amounts of change. Skills in consulting and implementation, end-to-end design thinking, problem solving, project management in an Agile fashion, strong communication, and effective teamwork are critical for facilitation in building consensus on direction, eventually helping companies in realizing their strategic vision and implementation of their 5-10 year roadmaps.

WHAT IS ACMP?

The Association of Change Management Professionals is an organization that is made up of professionals from different industries and sectors who lead Transformation and Change. ACMP is a sister organization to PMI for Project Management professionals and offers a certification in change management through their Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP) designation, similar to PMP®. This global organization has a very large and vibrant community in its Toronto Chapter, including Schulich alumni and current students.