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Project Management for the APMP for PRINCE2® Practitioners Exam
Get the Knowledge You Need to Pass the APMP Examination
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3 Days
21 PDUs / 2.1 CEUs
Prerequisites: You must be a current PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner to sit this two-hour exam, which recognizes prior learning of the PRINCE2 subject matter.

Delegates will be advised of the APM material that will need to be downloaded and read before the course in the joining instructions.
Course Level: Intermediate

About the Program
APMP (IPMA Level D) is a knowledge-based qualification that allows candidates to demonstrate knowledge of all elements of project management. Candidates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how these elements interact and how their project fits into their strategic and commercial environment.

The course will cover the twenty-five syllabus areas defined by the APM and prepare you to sit the exam on the final day. In addition to the tutor-led sessions, you should also expect to complete some self-directed study in the evenings.

The APMP for PRINCE2 exam is a two-hour paper-based exam where candidates must answer six from ten questions covering all twenty-five syllabus topics.

Who Should Attend
APMP is aimed at those wishing to achieve a broad level of project management knowledge sufficient to participate in projects from individual assignments through to large capital projects.

Among those who can benefit from this course are:

  • Project team members with some previous formal project management training (PRINCE2)
  • Those who are following a career in project management
  • General Managers responsible for projects and programmes

What You Will Learn
You’ll learn how to:

  • Provide organisations with a proven project management methodology that can allow people to plan, organise and control the successful implementation of projects
  • Achieve the APMP qualification – the UK’s leading project management qualification
  • Provide practical skills and techniques to help further your career in project management

Course Overview

Getting Started

  • Introductions
  • Course structure
  • Course goals and objective

PM in Context

  • Project Management
  • Programme Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Project Context
  • Project Office

Planning the Strategy

  • Project Success & Benefits Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Executing the Strategy

  • Scope Management
  • Scheduling
  • Resource Management
  • Budgeting & Cost Management
  • Earned Value Management
  • Information Management & Reporting


  • Requirements Management
  • Estimating

Business & Commercial

  • Procurement

Organisational & Governance

  • Project Life cycles
  • Organisation structure
  • Governance of Project Management

People and the Profession

  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Conflict Management
  • Negotiation

Preparation & Exam

  • Preparation & Practice questions
  • APMP Exam


(The sequence of topics above may vary according to the needs of the group. All syllabus topics are shown above).

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