APM Project Management Qualification (APMP)


Overview: APM qualifications are aligned to the International Project Management Association (IPMA) competency levels, and the APMP qualification is recognised as IPMA Level D. This five-day intensive course provides delegates with comprehensive training to prepare them for the APMP examination (based on the APM Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition).

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It will enable delegates to:

• understand all elements of the APMP syllabus

• get to grips with the specific examination language

• learn strategies and tactics for approaching the examination

The exam fee is not included in the cost of the APMP course.

APMP Prerequisites:

• This course is for project managers and aspiring project managers with at least two years project experience.

• Ideally, delegates will have some experience of working in a project environment and have a basic understanding of project management issues.

Pre-course reading

• This is an intensive 5-day course and delegates will be expected to undertake at least 15 hours pre-course work in order to be fully prepared.

• Delegates will be provided with pre-course reading prior to attending the course by email. The success on the course will be enhanced by close attention to the pre-reading materials.

• If you have not received your pre-reading material within one week of the start of your course, please contact your Account Manager

Delegates will learn how to:

At the end of this course you will be able to:

• Understand how organisations and projects are structured

• Understand project life cycles

• Understand contexts and environments in which projects can be delivered

• Understand governance of project management and the use of structured methodologies

• Understand communication within project management

• Understand the principles of leadership and teamwork

• Understand planning for success

• Understand project scope management

• Understand schedule and resource management

• Understand project procurement

• Understand risk management and issue management

• Understand project quality management

APMP Course Outline

Organisations and projects structure

• Organisation, Sponsorship, Infrastructure

Project life cycles

• Life cycle models, Extended life cycle, Phases and stages

Contexts and environments in which projects can be delivered

• Operations Management, Programme Management, Portfolio Management, Project Environment, Health and Safety

Governance of project management and structured methodologies

• Governance of project Management, Role of Structures methods in Project Governance

Communication within project management

• Importance of Effective Communications, Communications within Projects, Communications Plan, Conflict Management, Negotiation

Principles of leadership and teamwork

• Leadership, Motivation, Leadership styles, Characteristics of teams and teamwork, Creation, development and management of teams

Planning for success

• Use and contents of the Business Case, Benefits Management, Investment Appraisal, Information Management, Planning Process, Project Management Plan, Estimating techniques, Stakeholder Management, Project Control

Project scope management

• Scope Management, Requirements Management, Configuration Management, Change Control

Schedule and resource management

• Time Scheduling, Critical Path Analysis, Gantt Charts, Resource Scheduling, Resource Smoothing and Levelling, Budgeting and Cost Control

Project procurement

• Procurement in Projects, Procurement Strategy, Contracts and Contractual Relationships, Provider Selection and Management

Risk management and issue management

• Risk and Issues, Risk Management and Issue Management Processes, Delegation and Escalation

Project quality management

• Quality Management, Quality Planning, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Continuaal improvement, Quality Reviews

Extensive examination practice and feedback is included in the workshop.

£ 1,995.00 ex.vat

Data sheet

Course Duration 5 Days
Location Various