ACMP Releases The Standard for Change Management©

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The Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP®) is pleased to announce the release of The Standard for Change Management©. ACMP’s Standard provides a foundation for advancing the discipline of change management, by establishing a common understanding and generally accepted practices that help leaders and practitioners achieve and sustain change objectives.

'When people matter, change management matters,' Donna Brighton, ACMP President.

The Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP®) is pleased to announce the release of The Standard for Change Management©. ACMP’s Standard provides a foundation for advancing the discipline of change management, by establishing a common understanding and generally accepted practices that help leaders and practitioners achieve and sustain change objectives.

ACMP’s Standard was developed through a global, voluntary consensus standards development process, consistent with ISO (International Organization for Standardization) practices. Over the course of two years, ACMP’s Standards Working Group engaged over 1,100 change management thought leaders and volunteers from 57 countries, each averaging more than 10 years’ experience, to capture, review, adjudicate and respond to more than 3,500 unique comments.

ACMP’s Standard contains a full complement of information, including descriptions of scope, normative references, terms and definitions, and concepts organized in five knowledge areas that describe the process groups of similar or related activities. These are:

  •     Evaluate Change Impact and Organizational Readiness
  •     Formulating Change Management Strategy
  •     Developing Change Management Plans
  •     Executing Change Management Plans
  •     Closing the Change Management Effort

ACMP’s Standard will enable the development and delivery of global professional credential – the Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP™).

About the Association of Change Management Professionals
Incorporated in 2011, the Association of Change Management Professionals is a global, not-for-profit professional membership organization headquartered in Winter Park, Florida, USA. ACMP’s mission is to advance the discipline of change management by supporting the development of The Standard for Change Management, maintaining a professional code of ethics for the change management practitioners, and sponsoring a global professional credential. ACMP represents over 2,000 members from more than 955 distinct businesses in 47 different countries around the globe. ACMP’s virtual community connects change practitioners and service providers giving them access to information and best practices for managing change.

ACMP’s Annual Global Change Management Conference is recognized as the leading education and professional networking conference for discovery and experience of new trends and best practices in change management.

For more information, please contact Linn J. Wheeling, CAE, ACMP Executive Director at +1.407.960.4065 or lwheeling@acmpglobal.org. Visit http://www.acmpglobal.org.

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