APM Project Management Qualification

Course Overview:

The APMPqualification is a knowledge basedcourse. Successful candidates go on to use the knowledge gained to work more effectively on both large and small projects. During the 5-day event, delegates study all theareas ofthe APM Body of Knowledge6thEdition, included in theofficial syllabus

The Package:

Included in the cost of the course are:

  • Pre-course preparation pack
  • Publication ‘APMBody of Knowledge’ 6th Edition
  • Access to AFA Atrium
  • Access to ProjectCoachservice
  • Printed course material
  • Examination fee

The Exam:

The APMP exam, taken on the last afternoon of the course, consists of:

  • 16 questions, of which 10 must be answered
  • Each question is worth 50 marks
  • Pass mark is 55%
  • 3 hour written exam, closed book

Course Content:

During the fivedays, there will be a combination of formal presentations, group and individual exercisesenabling delegates to gain an understanding of the following topics.

  • Structure of Organisation and Projects
  • Project Life Cycle
  • Project Contexts and Environments
  • Governance and Structured Methodologies
  • Communication
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Planning for Success
  • Scope Management
  • Schedule and Resource Management
  • Procurement
  • Project Risk and Issue Management
  • Project Quality Management

Prerequisites:

The APM Project Management course is aimed at project managers and aspiring project managers who wish to demonstrate their acquired knowledge. The APM Project Fundamentals qualification is not a pre-requisite. This course takes place over five days, including the optional APMP examination. Delegates should be aware that considerable evening preparation and consolidation will be required to pass the exam. Joining instructions are sent out approximately 2 –3 weeks before the course.

Duration:

5 days

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