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CHAMPS2 Business Change Foundation Training

Course Overview

Change Management in the Public Sector, or CHAMPS2® as it's better known, is a business change method, which has a broad scope and is driven by vision.

The APMG CHAMPS2 Foundation training course teaches you how to adopt a proven business change method within your business, helping your organisation reach its objectives and manage change through CHAMPS2 principles and techniques. 

When you have completed your CHAMPS2 Foundation training, you will show an understanding of how to:

  •  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.

You can then apply for your APMG CHAMPS2 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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Course Details

Is the CHAMPS2 Foundation course suitable for me? 

This CHAMPS2 Foundation training course would suit key staff in the design, development, and delivery of transformational change programmes.

Typical job roles include: 

  •  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 on the Foundation course. You will need to pass the Foundation exam before you can enrol on the CHAMPS2 Practitioner training course

How will the CHAMPS2 Foundation course benefit me?

This training course will help you work towards becoming a Change Management Practitioner and is the first step to get started.

You will 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.

Understanding Exam Pass Guarantee

Our Virtual Classroom sessions often receive higher pass rates, mainly because of the additional support you can receive from our trainer during your class. This has given us the confidence to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, where we will support you with your training needs until you pass your exams.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you fail your exams for any reason, you can come back and attend another training session with us again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  •  Attend all class days and complete all assignments.
  •  Take the exam within 30 days of your Virtual Classroom training.
  •  Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt.
  •  Please Note:
  •  All students who retake this course need to use any materials and books given to them in their original course session. Failure to do so 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.

What jobs can I apply for after my CHAMPS2 training? 

Gaining your APMG CHAMPS2 qualifications will help you work in a wide range of roles, with a focus on Change Management. They will also help support the learning and development of existing Change Managers.

Typical job roles include:

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

(Source: Payscale)

Why choose to study the APMG 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, and we have earned a 5-star rating on Trustpilot, from over 10,000 students. 

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

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.

CHAMPS2 Syllabus

  •  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. 

Exam format - Multiple-choice.

Number of questions - 50.

Duration - 45-Mins.

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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