Project Management Institute

NEW - Ready, Set, Change! with April Callis-Birchmeier


Topics: Business Skill Enhancement | Change Management | Benefits Realization | Leadership Development

Organizational change management is defined as moving an organization and its stakeholders from the current state to a future state. The extent to which employees are ready, willing and able to adopt change is a key indicator of project success. READY, Set, Change! provides a framework which compliments traditional organizational change initiatives with an intense focus on advanced preparation and integrated support. 

This seminar is for anyone who wants a streamlined and effective approach to change. It will help them create a strategy and develop a plan to help stakeholders at all levels adopt change. Attendees will work more effectively and elevate their skills in change leadership. The seminar provides interactive discussions and activities to enable attendees to apply the framework to real-world change initiatives. Discover a simpler and faster approach to help individuals and organizations adopt change to ensure business objectives are met.

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize how integrating project management with organizational change management creates better outcomes for technological change and adoption.
  • Describe the benefit of the change and develop the change narrative and context.
  • Identify stakeholder groups, assess and analyze stakeholders to develop targeted support for successful change.
  • Use the READY, Set, Change! five-point model to increase change adoption and initiative success.

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Leadership and Strategic PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Technical PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials.
Technical Leadership Strategic Total
CAPM / PMP / PgMP 2 6 6 14.00
PMI-ACP / Agile* 0 6 6 12.00
PMI-SP 0 6 6 12.00
PMI-RMP 0 6 6 12.00
PfMP 0 6 6 12.00
PMI-PBA 0 6 6 12.00
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*Please note that the asterisked row above applies to all PMI Agile certifications, this includes DASM, DASSM, DAVSC and DAC.

Seminar Instructor(s)


April Callis-Birchmeier PMP

April is an internationally known organizational change management expert who has implemented change for government, health care, higher education and corporate clients. 

She’s the author of the #1 Amazon bestseller READY, Set, Change! Simplify and Accelerate Organizational Change. As a change expert, April was one of the first Certified Change Management Professionals (CCMP™) worldwide. 

As the leader of Springboard Consulting, April has worked to create pain-free and lasting change in dozens of organizations. She developed the global Standard for Change Management, is a change ignitor for the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP), a PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), a Certified Speaking Professional, and President of ACMP Michigan. 

April is passionate about sharing her knowledge and expertise of organizational change management with project management professionals to create PMP® and CCMP™ rockstars who can simplify change and accelerate success.

Course Information

2 Days
23 - 24 June 2021


Member Price
(US$1456.00 before 10 May)
Non-Member Price
(US$1612.00 before 10 May)
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