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APMG - International™

CHAMPS2 Business Change Foundation Training

Course Overview

CHAMPS2 stands for 'Change Management in the Public Sector', and it is a business change method, broad in scope and driven by vision. 

Our APMG CHAMPS2 Foundation training course will teach you how to adopt proven business change methods within your organisation, and enable you to help your organisation reach their goals and handle change effectively, using CHAMPS2 processes and principles.

Once you have finished your CHAMPS2 training course, you will be able to show that you can:

  •    Reduce risk and cost by providing clear guidance, tools, and techniques.
  •    Achieve a high standard of programme delivery through the quality management framework integrated within the method.
  •    Provide a common language for programme teams and stakeholders across all change initiatives.
  •    Learn to tailor the method to fit all sizes of projects or programmes.
  •    Give leadership control through comprehensive gateway processes.
  •    Build internal change management capability within your organisation.

While this training package is the best way to study both the Foundation and Practitioner levels, you can take these courses individually, through our CHAMPS2 Business Change Foundation Training and CHAMPS2 Business Change Practitioner Training.

This course benefits from our Exam Pass Guarantee*, and includes Official CHAMPS2 Digital Manual.

Key features

  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Accredited by APMG
  • Join a community of over 625,000
  • Official Digital Manual included
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Accredited by APMG
  • Join a community of over 625,000
  • Official Digital Manual included
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*

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Why study the CHAMPS2 Foundation course with e-Careers? 

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 625,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training.

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

You will also benefit from:

  •    Exam Pass Guarantee*.
  •    Includes Official CHAMPS2 Digital Manual.
  •    Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course.
  •    Enhance your career prospects.
  •    Learn from expert trainers, with vast experience in this field.
  •    We offer interest-free payment options.

We're proud of our excellent rating on Trustpilot, with over 14,000 reviews from our past students.

How does the Exam Pass Guarantee work?

We have found our Virtual Classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  •    Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  •    Take the exam within 30 days of completing your Virtual Classroom training
  •    Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please Note:

Students retaking the course are required to use the materials and books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.

*Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam; this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.

Is the CHAMPS2 Foundation course suitable for me? 

This training course is beneficial to Key staff in the design, development, and delivery of transformational change programmes.

Typically, this will be delegates in the following job roles:

  •    Change Leaders (Senior Responsible Owners)
  •    Change Agents (Business Change Managers)
  •    Change Implementers (Programme Managers)
  •    Change Support (Programme Office)
  •    Operational line managers/staff


There are no prerequisites to enrol onto the Foundation course, but you will need to pass your Foundation exam to be able to enrol onto the Practitioner training course

What jobs can I apply for after my CHAMPS2 training? 

Earning your APMG CHAMPS2 qualifications will enable you to consider Change Management job roles, or support the learning and development of existing Change Managers within your organisation.

Typical job roles include:

  •    Change Management Analyst - £ 32k
  •    Change Management Specialist - £44k
  •    Change Manager - £46k
  •    Change Management Consultant - £53k

(Source: Glassdoor)

CHAMPS2 Foundation Syllabus

Learning Outcomes

  •    Context for transformational change.
  •    Purpose and high-level structure of CHAMPS2.
  •    Main purpose and contents of the phases 0-7 and key products.
  •    Benefits lifecycle.


  •    Background for transformational change
  •    Purpose of CHAMPS2®
  •    Structures of CHAMPS2®
  •    Contents of phases 0-7
  •    Purpose of phases 0-7
  •    Key benefits of the lifecycle

CHAMPS2 Foundation Exam Details 

You will be required to sit and pass two exams, one for the Foundation level and one for the Practitioner exam. 

CHAMPS2 Foundation Exam 

Type: 50 Multiple Choice Questions.

Duration: 45 Minutes.

Open Book: No.

Pass Mark: 32/50 (64%). 

For the word marks of all the APMG approved (AgilePM®, AgileBA®, APMG international Managing Benefits ™, CHAMPS2®, AgilePgM®, APMG International Change Management™ and Better Business Cases™), no trademarks or acknowledgement statements are used.

Accredited (CHAMPS2 Business Change Foundation Training) training is provided by (e-Careers Limited), APMG-International Accredited Training Organisation.

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