• Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration

About

Students will approach the Change Management programme offered by the Royal Roads University from a whole systems perspective and examine the processes and methodologies used for developing successful change management initiatives. Students will explore capacity building and strategic alignment tools that drive measurable objectives within the context of Change Management and its influence and impact on organization culture. 

The aim of the certificate is to equip professionals with graduate-level applied, relevant, and theoretical expertise in leading and supporting individuals and organizations through change. The program focuses on the application of learning in areas such as:

  • connecting change efforts to organizational strategy
  • whole systems interventions
  • culture transformation
  • managing power and influence
  • engagement and communication strategies
  • building sustainable change leadership capacity
  • measurement and evaluation of change management efforts
Who It's For

This program is recommended for managers, supervisors, change leaders and enablers who desire, or have a recognized business need, to enhance their competency and successfully manage change in their organizations or communities. Those wishing to become effective, in-demand Change Management Practitioners, will be equipped with the knowledge, tools, and key skills necessary to create a comprehensive change strategy that engages all levels of an organization. 

Upon successful completion, graduates can apply for transfer credit in select Royal Roads University’s master's programs with a portion of the tuition waived.

RRU is a Qualified Educational Provider (QEP™) for the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP®). The Graduate Certificate in Change Management aligns with ACMP’s Standard for Change Management© (The Standard) and adult education best practices.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Setting the Foundation for Positive Organizational Change
  • Leading Strategic Systems and Culture Change
  • Organizational Change: Advanced Models, Methodologies and Measurement
  • Introduction to Academic Integrity

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

Standard Admission
  • Completion of a four-year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in arts, science, or education (or an acceptable alternative) from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Normally, at least three years’ work experience in relevant leadership, management, or organization development roles.

Flexible Admission

  • To be considered for Flexible Admission, applicants would have extensive relevant work experience over at least five full-time years and, normally, some post-secondary education.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10803 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10803 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    9190 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9190 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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