PROSCI CANADA CERTIFICATION
What You Need to Know
By Ogbe Airiodion | Senior Change Management Leader


What You Need to Know About Getting a Prosci Certification in Canada, Including the Pros and Cons.

Is the Prosci Canada certificate becoming popular?

Are more organizations in Canada now requiring Canadian change practitioners to get a change management certification? Is the Prosci Change Management Certification (Canada) really worth spending the high cost of $3,775 CAD per person to attain?

Canadian organizations have been changing more rapidly due to the rate at which technology advances. One of the change methodologies and certifications they look to for guidance is Prosci’s ADKAR framework.

This free guide provides you with a step-by-step overview of what you need to know to get Prosci certified in Canada, including the costs for the Prosci Canada training programs, the training and certification locations, as well as sample Prosci certification topics you need to be aware of.

We also outline the pros and cons of getting this Prosci Canada certificate.

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This Guide has Been Designed for Which Canadian Audience?

We have published this end-to-end Prosci Canada Certification review guide for the below practitioners:

  • Those based in Canada
  • Those based outside of Canada (in other countries) but are planning to work remotely with organizations within Canada
  • Those looking to travel to Canada to deliver business transformations, and change management projects
  • Change management individuals who plan to relocate to Canada
  • Anyone interested in getting change management training and certification in Canada.

Irrespective of where you are currently located: within or outside of Canada, if you are interested in getting Prosci certified in Canada, then this guide aims to answer some of your questions about the process, including whether there is value in getting Prosci certified in Canada.

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Table of Content

This guide is segmented by the below topics. Click to go directly to the section you want, or scroll down and read each session.

  1. First, Is the Prosci Canada Certification Popular? If so, Why?
  2. Overview of the Prosci Canada Certification Program
  3. Prosci Canada Learning Objectives
  4. Prosci Canada Certification Cost
  5. Where Can You Register for Prosci Canada Training?
  6. Positive Prosci Canada Reviews
  7. Negative Prosci Canada Reviews

Questions? Feedback? Concerns? Click here to contact us with your Prosci reviews: Contact Ogbe Airiodion / AGS Review Team.


First, Is the Prosci Canada Certification Popular? If so, Why?

Large and mid-sized organizations in Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton, Mississauga, and other cities across Canada are beginning to require more of their change practitioners, including to get a Prosci Canada change management certificate. Based on reviews that we conducted on change management job postings, there is an increase in firms asking for change management certifications. 

Although there is a wide range of Canada change practitioner certifications that change practitioners can be certified in, the Prosci Canada change management training program is one of the most popular because of two key factors:

  • Decades of proven research on how employees and managers go through change; and
  • Simplicity, and a focus on the individual versus focusing on the organization as a whole. Individuals are the ones that need to change how they do their work for an organizational or business change to be successful.

But, is it really worth the cost – when compared to other less costly Canada change management certifications?

As stated by Prosci Canada:

“Over the last few decades, Prosci has conducted extensive levels of change implementation research to identify the success factors for why projects were successful and why others were not – in the process we established the Prosci methodology and processes for practitioners to effectively implement successful change.”

Prosci often trumpets its rate of success for training and certifying change practitioners, including the news that its has trained and certified 75,000 individuals across the world.

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Prosci Change Management Certification (Canada)

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Overview of the Prosci Canada Certification Program

The Prosci Canada Change Management Certification Program is offered in an online, as well as an in-person, instructor-led, three-day training event, followed by examination and certification on Day 3.

However, Prosci Canada is currently only offering its virtual training program due to increased levels of COVID pandemic cases.

Who can attend?

Prosci Canada offers specialized change management certification training to a wide range of job roles, and functions, including:

  • New change management practitioners
  • Project managers
  • Program leads
  • Change management champions and leaders
  • Project team members
  • Continuous improvement specialists
  • IT professionals
  • HR professionals
  • Executives/sponsors
  • Managers
  • Employees

Prosci Canada training topics:

On the first and second day of the Prosci training in Canada – for both the Canadian virtual and in-person training – Canadian practitioners will be trained on the following topics.

Prosci Canada Certification Day One And Day Two

On Day 3, practitioners will be trained on how to manage ongoing change within their organizations, and how to reinforce changes after they have been implemented.

Day 3 training will conclude with practitioners taking the Prosci Canada examination and obtaining their Canada Change Management Certificates.

Prosci Canada Certification Day Three

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Prosci Change Management Certification (Canada)

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Prosci Training – Canada Learning Objectives

The learning objectives for the Canadian Prosci training are referenced below. After reviewing this section, scroll to the section below for an overview of the Prosci Canada certification costs.

Program duration:

Prosci notes on its website that participants in the virtual instructor-led Prosci Canada training program will need to be online for approximately 8 hours each day during the dedicated class time. Participants will also need to complete approximately 1 hour of self-study on Day 1 and Day 2.

Prosci Learning Objectives

Course materials:

In addition to a program workbook and handouts, participants in the Prosci Canada certification program get a one-year subscription to Prosci digital content, resources, and tools that are included in the Prosci Hub Solution Suite.

Included Course Materials for the Prosci New Zealand and Australian Certification

What is included with your Prosci Canada Certification Cost?


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Prosci Canada Certification Cost

How much does it cost to be certified in the Prosci Canada certification?

The Prosci Canada training and certification cost is $3,775 CAD for individuals. If more than one person is registering as part of a team, the first person will pay full price and receive a $300 CAD coupon code for colleagues of the team to use. If all are registering together, the discount is applied automatically at checkout. 

When registering for a Prosci training for Canada, you can choose between a course with an “early start,” a “late start,” or one that includes classes over the weekend.

Irrespective of whether you live in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa, Edmonton, Mississauga, North York, Winnipeg, Scarborough, Vancouver, Quebec, Hamilton, or in any region within Canada, the cost for attaining the Prosci training is the same.

Prosci Canada Certification Costs

Prosci Canada Certification Costs

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Where Can You Register for the Canadian Classes?

To see which Canada-based Prosci classes are available for you to register to, click on the Prosci Canada Program Training Dates link at the bottom of this section or click here: https://ca-store.prosci.com/ . But, first see the steps below that you need to complete when you visit the Prosci Canada program training dates and registration page.

Steps:

(1) On the Training Type field, select “Certification.” 

Where to Register for Prosci Certification

(2) Next, choose “Open” under the Availability drop down to see only the open course dates that have registration availability. 

Prosci Certification for Canada Step by Step

(3) You’ll be shown the available upcoming certification courses for the region of Canada & the Caribbean.

Prosci Canada Certification Registration

(4) After selecting your Prosci training class date for Canada, you can download an informational sheet  to learn more about the Prosci training curriculum.

(5) When you scroll down the page, you’ll see a registration form to fill in. Upon filling in your details and clicking “Register,” you’ll receive further instruction as to course payment.

Prosci Canada Training

(6) If you are an individual, then the rate is $3,775 CAD, but if you are part of a team, after paying full price for the first person, you’ll get a discount of $300 CAD for additional members of the team.

(7) Finally, when prompted, click on the CHECKOUT link and enter your payment details.

Prosci Canada Program Training Dates


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Negative Prosci Canada Reviews

  • The biggest Prosci Canada training disadvantage expressed by some change practitioners is the high cost that you pay to get the 3-day Canada training and certification
  • At a cost of $3,775 CAD for individuals, it costs about $1,258 CAD per day for a Canada Prosci change management training! And $1,158 CAD per day for additional participants working on the same project!
  • Other limitations to the Canadian Prosci certification identified during our Prosci Canada training review are as follows……  Read more: Negative Prosci Reviews


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Conclusion | How to Provide us with Your Prosci Canada Certification Feedback.

Do you live in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa, Edmonton, Mississauga, Winnipeg, Vancouver, or in other cities in Canada, and have completed the Prosci Canada training program?

If so, we would love to know your feedback and reviews: negative or positive.

Click here to contact us with your reviews: Contact AGS Review Team.



Authors: Ogbe Airiodion (Senior Change Management Lead) and Francesca Crolley (AGS Cloud Content Producer)
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