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CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade Training Course Outline

The content of this CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade Training Course includes the following:

Module 1: Key Concepts

  • Transformation Journey
  • Common Sense Approach
  • Phases of CHAMPS2®
  • Benefits of Lifecycle

Module 2: Solution Evolution

  • Solution Design
  • Create the Solution
  • Put the Solution into Live Operation
  • Processes, Organisation and Technology
  • Evolution of Business Processes
  • Example of Swimlane
  • DIY Process Decomposition
  • Create Supporting Products
  • Verify Processes
  • Process Development Across the Phases
  • Evolution of Organisation
  • Role/Job Design
  • Implement Organisation Structure
  • Organisation Development Across the Phases
  • Evolution of Technology
  • Development and Testing
  • Technology Development Across the Phases
  • Transformation Products

Module 3: CHAMPS2® Governance and Milestones

  • CHAMPS2® Control
  • CHAMPS2® Gates
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Design Authorities
  • CHAMPS2® Strategies
  • Governance – Whose Gate is it Anyway?
  • Milestone Products
  • Evolution of Business Case
  • Service Creation
  • Solution Implementation

Module 4: Benefit Management

  • Why Benefits are Important
  • Types of Benefits and their Importance
  • Benefits Lifecycle
  • Benefits Management
  • Benefits Realisation Plan
  • Benefits Management Governance

Module 5: Stakeholder Management

  • Stakeholder Change and Compliance
  • Stakeholder Activities and Messages
  • Change Impact
  • Communication and Compliance

Module 6: Quality Management Framework

  • Overview
  • Quality Plan
    • Phase Quality Plan
    • Product Quality Plan

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Who should attend this CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade Course?

This CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade Course is designed for individuals who already have foundational knowledge of CHAMPS2® methodology and wish to learn its application techniques. This training course is especially beneficial for these professionals:

  • Change Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Senior Executives and Leaders
  • IT Professionals
  • Operational Managers
  • Human Resource (HR) Professionals

Prerequisites of the CHAMPS2®​ Practitioner Upgrade Training Course

As a prerequisite of this course, candidates must have passed the CHAMPS2® Foundation Exam and gained the associated certificate.

CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade Course Overview

This 1 day CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade certification aims to develop the knowledge and skills of individuals who have already completed the CHAMPS2® Foundation course and obtained the fundamental understanding surrounding the methodology. This course then builds on existing knowledge with the intention of teaching delegates how to implement CHAMPS2® in their specific organisation. Throughout the course delegates will learn the practical skills and techniques, along with the relations within the structure of a CHAMPS2® organisation, that will enable them to use the methodology after the course has been completed. This course is accredited by APMG.

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What's included in this CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade Training Course?

  • CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade Exam Information

To complete this CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade course, delegates must pass the associated examination. Candidates will be expected to have all the relevant knowledge of the CHAMPS2® Foundation course to pass this examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 63 (each question is worth 1 mark) 
  • Total Marks: 63 Marks  
  • Pass Marks: 50%, or 32/63 Marks 
  • Duration: 120 Minutes 
  • Open Book/Closed Book: Open Book

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Our Milton Keynes venue


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Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

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Milton Keynes is home to The Open University's (OU) headquarters which is situated in the Walton Hall district. It is a public university and was established in 1969 and has nearly 170,000 students; with 156,000 undertaking their undergraduate degrees and 11,000 doing their postgraduates. The Open University has study off-campuses based all over the UK and all over the world. There are many notable current and former academics including astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell, editor of Red Pepper magazine Hilary Wainwright, discourse analyst, social psychologist Margaret Wetherell, and space scientist John Zarnecki. Open University's (OU) also has over two million alumni that attended the university. Milton Keynes is notable for its world-famous architect Sir Norman Foster in designing the city as well as the Foster's Beanhill housing scheme.

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Ways to take this course

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's CHAMPS2 Training | CHAMPS2 Practitioner Training in Milton Keynes, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's CHAMPS2 Training | CHAMPS2 Practitioner Training in Milton Keynes. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led CHAMPS2 Training | CHAMPS2 Practitioner Training in Milton Keynes sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


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We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy's In-house/Onsite at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

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Our offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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CHAMPS2 Training | CHAMPS2 Practitioner Training in Milton Keynes FAQs

Yes, The Knowledge Academy are accredited by APMG-International, one of the world’s leading examination institutions, for all its CHAMPS2® training courses.
This CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade certification is valid indefinitely. However, this could change in the future, meaning that candidates should stay up to date with CHAMPS2® amendments to ensure that their qualification does not become invalid.
Yes, candidates will be required to complete at least two hours of evening work for each day of the course.
The training fees for CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade certification in Milton Keynes starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for CHAMPS2® Practitioner Upgrade.
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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Trusted & Approved

Our CHAMPS2® training courses are accredited by APMG.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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