Change Management Black Belt Overview

Change Management Black Belt Course Outline

Module 1: Understanding the Impact of Change

  • What is Change Management?
  • When to Implement Change?
  • Difficulty of Implementing Change
  • Types of Change
  • Learning and the Process of Change
  • ‘Learning Dip’
  • Tackling the Learning Dip
  • Unconscious Competence
  • Moving Through the Cycle of Competence
  • Learning Cycle
  • Kolb’s Learning Styles

Module 2: Supporting and Preparing for Impending Changes

  • Lewin’s Force Field Model
  • Models of the Change Process
  • Lewin’s Three-Step Change Approach
  • John Kotter’s Eight Step Model
  • Kaizen
  • Senge’s Systems Thinking Model
  • Bullock and Batten
  • Models and Metaphors
  • Preparing and Supporting Change

Module 3: Understanding and Managing Others Through Changes

  • Human Response to Change
  • Schien
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Principles
  • Myers Briggs
  • Leadership Principles
  • Types of Leadership
  • Management vs Leadership
  • Managing a Team and Team Effectiveness
  • Adair Model
  • Adair and Leadership
  • Coaching

Module 4: Getting Buy-In

  • Introduction to Buy-In
  • Guaranteeing Buy-In
  • Methods of Capturing Information
  • Viewpoints and Perspectives
  • Driving Change
  • Three Key Motivators
  • Benefits Management

Module 5: Dealing with Individual and Organisational Resistance

  • Stages of Adaptation
  • Individuals and Resistance
  • Organisation and Resistance
  • Morgan’s Organisational Metaphors
  • Strategy to Manage Resistance
  • Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  • Managing Transitions
  • Active Listening
  • Feedback

Module 6: Building and Maintaining Good Working Relationships with Stakeholders

  • Stakeholder Strategy
  • Identifying Stakeholders
  • Strategic Perspective
  • Stakeholder Principles
  • Stakeholder Impact Assessment
  • Stakeholders
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Communication Plan

Module 7: Getting More Creative with Change Solutions

  • Common Issues
  • McKinsey 7-S Model
  • Tools and Complex Change
  • ‘Hearts and Minds’
  • Change Agent Networks
  • Communication Channels
  • Social Media

Module 8: Gaining Increased Confidence and Motivation

  • Beckhard and Harris’ Change Formula
  • Levers and Leverage
  • Types of Levers
  • Use of Middle Managers
  • Increase Motivation
  • Herzberg’s Hygiene Factors
  • McGregor’s Theory X and Y
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

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Who should attend this Change Management Black Belt Course?

The Change Management Black Belt Course is a comprehensive training course that teaches the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully manage change in organisations. It is designed for anyone who leads or takes a role in Change Management, including:

  • Senior Change Managers
  • Change Management Consultants
  • Organisational Development Directors
  • Transformation Leaders
  • Change Management Practitioners
  • Experienced Human Resource (HR) Professionals
  • Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Professionals

Prerequisites of the Change Management Black Belt Course   

There are no formal prerequisites for this Change Management Black Belt Course. However, previous work experience and an understanding of Change Management concepts can be beneficial.

Change Management Black Belt Course Overview

In the ever-evolving landscape of modern business, Change Management isn't just a concept—it's a strategic imperative. This Change Management Black Belt Course takes professionals on a transformative journey, providing them with the tools and techniques needed to lead change initiatives confidently. It is tailored for professionals who aspire to become masters of change, regardless of their industry or role.

Proficiency in Change Management is imperative for Leaders, Executives, Project Managers, and Change Agents who are responsible for driving organisational transformation. In an era characterised by disruption and uncertainty, the ability to navigate and lead change effectively is a strategic asset. Therefore, Change Management Training Courses is designed for those who understand that change isn't a challenge to overcome but a force to harness for organisational success.

In this 1-day course, delegates will learn how to develop comprehensive Change Management plans, lead teams through complex transformations, and effectively communicate change strategies to stakeholders. They will gain insights into managing resistance, addressing challenges, and measuring the success of change initiatives. The Change Management Black Belt Course, offered by The Knowledge Academy, equips professionals with advanced skills and knowledge to become leaders of change. It's not just about managing change; it's about mastering it.

Course Objectives

  • To effectively analyse, plan, and execute organisational change initiatives
  • To align change initiatives with organisational strategy
  • To develop leadership skills necessary for guiding teams through change
  • To identify potential risks associated with change initiatives and mitigate them
  • To foster a culture of adaptability and resilience within the organisation

By the end of Change Management Training Courses, delegates will emerge as Change Management Black Belts, equipped to lead organisations through even the most significant and challenging transformations.

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What’s included in this Change Management Black Belt Course?

  • Change Management Black Belt Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Change Management Black Belt Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Change Management Black Belt Exam Information

To achieve the Change Management Black Belt, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 40 
  • Total Marks: 40 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 65%, or 26/40 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Change Management Black Belt. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Change Management Black Belt, 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 Change Management Black Belt. 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 Change Management Black Belt sessions.


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


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Change Management Black Belt FAQs

This course covers advanced change management principles, methodologies, and techniques, equipping participants with the skills to lead and drive successful organisational change initiatives effectively.
The Black Belt in Change Management represents advanced expertise and leadership in driving organisational change initiatives, while the Green Belt signifies proficiency in change management principles and methodologies.
In this course, you will gain advanced skills in change management strategy development, stakeholder engagement, conflict resolution, organisational culture transformation, leadership, and driving sustainable change across complex initiatives.
This course is ideal for Change Management Professionals, Project Managers, Senior Leaders, Consultants, and anyone responsible for leading or implementing organisational change initiatives at an advanced level.
There are no formal prerequisites for this Change Management Black Belt Course. However, previous work experience and an understanding of Change Management concepts can be beneficial.
The duration of this course spans across 2 days.
The Knowledge Academy provides flexible learning options including Online Instructor-led, Online Self-paced, Classroom, and Onsite training. These options allow you to take this course at your preferred pace, time, and location.
Yes. Delegates will have to pass an exam to complete this course.
Yes, delegates will receive a Black Belt Change Management certificate upon completing this course.
The concepts learned in this training can be applied to complex organisational changes, as they cover advanced strategies and methodologies for leading and driving successful change initiatives effectively.
Yes. The Knowledge Academy offers 24/7 support for delegates before, during, and after this Black Belt Change Management Course.
To register for this course, please visit The Knowledge Academy’s Black Belt Change Management Course page, select your preferred dates from the Dates and Prices section, make the payment and avail the course materials.
Yes, the course content is regularly updated to reflect the latest trends, best practices, and methodologies in change management, ensuring relevance and alignment with current industry standards and practices.
Should you encounter any difficulties accessing the course materials, our customer support team is available to assist and promptly resolve any issues you may encounter.
Yes. Delegates should score a minimum of 65%, or 26/40 Marks to pass the exam.
This course stands out in the market due to its comprehensive coverage of advanced change management concepts, practical application exercises, and expert-led instruction tailored for experienced professionals.
You can stay updated on upcoming courses or events by following social media channels and regularly visiting The Knowledge Academy's website.
Yes, this course will help you advance in your current job by equipping you with advanced change management skills and strategies to effectively lead and drive successful organisational change initiatives.
After completing this course, you can pursue career opportunities such as Change Management Consultant, Change Leader, Organisational Development Manager, Transformational Leader, or Senior Project Manager in various industries.
The Knowledge Academy in the United Kingdom is a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking these courses.
The training fees for Change Management Black Belt certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Change Management Black Belt.
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We are accredited by APMG for our Change Management training courses


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