APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management — A 2 day course
This two-day instructor led course is designed to give delegates a complete and practical introduction to project management and to prepare delegates for the 1-hour multiple choice examination, which is accredited by the APM.
The syllabus focuses on breadth rather than depth and is designed to improve knowledge and awareness.
The syllabus for this event is based on the 5th edition of the Body of Knowledge from the Association for Project Management.
After completing this course the student will be able to:
- Identify the project management processes
- Understand project management terminology
- Correctly identify the roles involved in project management
- Describe project success criteria and success factors
- Support and contribute to a successful project outcome
- Prepare project documentation
Project Management in Context
- Project management
- Programme management
- Portfolio management
- Project context
- Project sponsorship
Planning the Strategy
- Project success and benefits management
- Stakeholder management
- Project management plan
- Project risk management
- Project quality management
Executing the Strategy
- Scope management
- Resource management
- Change control
- Information management and reporting
- Issue management
- Configuration management
Business and Commercial
- Business case
Organisation and Governance
- Project life cycles
- Handover and closeout
- Project reviews
- Organisational roles
People and the Profession
Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices
Birmingham — £795 (+VAT)
Glasgow — £795 (+VAT)
Leeds — £795 (+VAT)
London — £795 (+VAT)
Manchester — £795 (+VAT)
Reading — £795 (+VAT)
The APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management is a basic or 'entry level' qualification and hence is particularly suitable for those who are new to the project management discipline or individuals who require recognition for their project management knowledge and awareness.
It is suitable for all levels of staff who are relatively new to project management or others who require an insight into project management and how it fits within the business context.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
This course includes a 1 hour multiple choice exam, taken on the afternoon of the final day of the course.
The exam is an optional extra costing an additional £155 + VAT which must be confimed at the time of booking the course.
Note that APM examination application forms must be received by the APM at least two weeks before the examination date.