RWTH Certificate Course – Change Management Expert

If change is going to happen, then it's going to happen right: Shaping the future

Instead of long-term planning and clearly defined processes, in the future it will be increasingly important to be able to react highly flexibly and quickly to a complex market situation. Digitization, networking and automation require changes in organizational structures and collaboration.

The development of self-organization, self-leadership and self-directed learning is a fundamental way of working and thinking in companies that promotes success. Employees need a wide range of skills to drive these changes forward.

Actively shape the future change and invest in your professional development!

Study format:
Certificate Course
5 x 2 Days
Course fees:
3.949 € plus VAT, incl. course documents & social program, excl. accommodation/arrival & departure
Professional Certificate

Course 2024

  • Module 1: February 20 - 21, 2024
  • Module 2: March 19 - 20, 2024
  • Module 3: April 24 - 25, 2024
  • Module 4: June 04 - 05, 2024
  • Module 5: July 02 - 03, 2024

Course 2025

  • Module 1: January 14 - 15, 2025
  • Module 2: February 11 - 12, 2025
  • Module 3: March 19 - 20, 2025
  • Module 4: May 06 - 07, 2025
  • Module 5: June 25 - 26, 2025

Contents of the Training

The training to become a change facilitator enables employees to actively (co-)shape change. Dealing with innovative ways of thinking, giving impulses to the organization and using one's own influencing factors - these are important skills that are particularly necessary in a company during a phase of change.

  • Classify characteristic features of change processes and recognize your options for action.
  • Get to grips with teamwork: the tension between leadership & teams, flexibility and employee participation
  • Learn resource-oriented communication techniques
  • Sharpen your perception of behavioral and communication patterns in your organization
  • Work on practical cases from your organization and apply innovative methods in the process

Module 1 | Looking at organizations differently

Module 2 | Communicate easily?!

Module 3 | Leadership & Teams - Control & Self Organization

Module 4 | Design of a change project

Module 5 | Working (with) change

Why take the Change Management Expert course at RWTH International Academy?

  • The focus of the five attendance modules is on the interaction of person, system and attitude.
  • Implementation and reflection of concrete measures are applied to the participants' own practical projects and supplemented with systemic know-how.
  • In addition to the classroom sessions, participants work on their own practical topics in order to reflect on the new ways of thinking and methods in a practical way.
  • 1.5 hours of coaching and at least 6 hours of network meetings
  • Numerous opportunities for professional and personal exchange as well as for networking


Lecturers of the Course Change Management Expert

Teaching Institutes & Partner

With the founding of Ford Aus- und Weiterbildung e.V. in 1993, the company has made its training work for employees in-house, at suppliers and for an external clientele even more efficient. Its aim is to provide an optimum range of training courses and to offer needs-oriented advice and effective coaching for companies and their employees.

Participation Requirements and Target Group

The Change Facilitator certificate course is designed for professionals, executives, business leaders, HR managers, and project leaders who are actively shaping change in their organization.

The following areas are of particular interest:

  • Project Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Change Management

There are no specific participation requirements for this course - just bring your ambition for actively shaping your organization!

The number of participants is limited to 12, ensuring an efficient transfer of knowledge in a dialog between participants and lecturers.

Course Overview

5 x 2 Days | 3.949 € plus VAT
lunch, course documents & accompanying program, excl. accommodation / arrival & departure

  • Target audience: Professionals, Executives, Business Leaders, HR Managers & Project Leaders
  • Professional Certificate
  • 5% Alumni Discount

Why take the Change Management Expert course at RWTH International Academy?

  • Targeted specialist knowledge through the specific supervision of expert lecturers with consulting experience.
  • Imparting of practical and applicable knowledge with reference to current problems from practice.
  • Projection of what has been learned onto the student's own professional field or company

Professional Certificate & Digital Badge

You will receive the officially recognized Professional Certificate "Change Management Expert". The achievements within the certificate course are consistently marked with the Europe-wide valid instrument "European Credit Transfer Systems" (ECTS): There is the possibility of crediting these to other certified courses or even to a subsequent university course.

In-house Opportunities

Our in-house training offers a wide range of academic and professional skills tailored to your company's specific challenges and goals. We work closely with you to develop a customized training, compiled from proven teaching methods and the expertise of our qualified lecturers to ensure optimal learning outcomes for your professional development.

Would one of our courses also be of interest to your entire team/company? Contact us: Our team for your team! We will be happy to advise you on the possibility of an in-house course. Give us a call or send us an email – we will tailor your further training to your needs!

Funding Options

If you live/work in Germany, there are a number of government funding opportunities for your continuing education. Financial and time support is offered, for example the

  • individual federal states(e.g. through Bildungsscheck or QualiCheck)
  • education premium
  • educational leave
Grant application

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