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APM PMQ: Project Management Qualification (Project Management Essentials)

This course aims to provide a forum for Project Managers and members of project teams to gain exposure to Best Practice in Project Management in its broadest sense. Using the professional standard of the APM as the basis for the programme, the topics are addressed by demonstrating best practices and applying these to a simulation project.

The course includes all core elements of the APM syllabus including:

  • Essentials of project management
  • Programme management
  • Portfolio management
  • Project context
  • Project Sponsorship
  • Project success & benefits management
  • Stakeholder management
  • The Project Management Plan
  • Options appraisal
  • Risk Management
  • Scope Management
  • Scheduling
  • Resource ManagementChange Control
  • Estimating
  • The Business Case
  • Project Monitoring & Control
  • Budget & Cost management
  • Project Lifecycles
  • Handover and closeout
  • Project reviews
  • Organisational roles
  • Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership

This blended learning solution brings you the best of both worlds for your project management training course. You have access to our state-of-the-art e-learning system and you should allow for approximately 20 hours of self study online. This includes tests, exercises, role playing and more. You have the ability to study wherever and whenever you want. You are also not tied to the study pace of anyone else – you can re study elements as much as you like.

Following the completion of the e-learning you will be asked to complete some additional reading and preparation before attending the very concentrated examination preparation workshop. Designed to complement the e-learning, this workshop will be intensive, but will prepare candidates for the APM PMQ examination which will be taken on the final afternoon.