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The APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management (APM Course)
Get the Knowledge You Need to Pass the APM Introductory Certificate
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2 Days
14 PDUs / 1.4 CEUs
Prerequisites: 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: Basic

About the Program
This practical course gives delegates a solid introduction to the fundamentals of project management and to prepare them for the one hour, multiple-choice exam held at the end of the course.

The APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management is an entry-level qualification suitable for those who are new to project management and working in a project team and who wish to understand the standard terminology.

The goal of this course is to prepare you to successfully pass the exam.

Who Should Attend
Among those who can benefit from this course are:

  • Those who are new to project management
  • Project team members with no previous formal project management training
  • Those who are intending to follow a career in project management
  • General Managers responsible for projects and programmes

What You Will Learn
You’ll learn how to:

  • Understand project management terminology and context
  • Identify project management processes
  • Identify the roles involved in project management
  • Describe project success criteria and benefits
  • Prepare project documentation
  • Acquire the level of understanding needed to pass the APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management exam

Course Overview

Getting Started

  • Introductions
  • Course structure
  • Course goals and objective

Project Context

  • Project characteristics
  • Project management processes
  • Business and project context
  • Organisational roles
  • Project Lifecycle
  • Programme and portfolio management

Project Concept Phase

  • Stakeholder management
  • Project success and benefits management
  • Business case
  • Benefits

People in Projects

  • Leadership and team working
  • Communication   

Project Definition Phase

  • Project management plan
  • Quality management
  • Risk management
  • Scope management
  • Scheduling
  • Resource management
  • Estimating
  • Procurement

Project Implementation Phase

  • Change control and configuration management
  • Issue management
  • Information management

Project Hand-over and Close-out Phase

  • Hand-over and close-out
  • Post-project review

Revision and Exam

  • Revision and practice questions
  • APM IC exam


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