About this Course

Course code OUKAPMICEL
Special Notices

This eLearning course provides delegates with broad, self paced training to prepare them for the APM IC examination, aligned to the APM Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition, without the additional costs and time requirements associated with attending a traditional classroom based event.

Once purchased, the eLearning and associated exam are active for a 12-month period only, you are required to have sat your exam within this timeframe.

It will enable delegates to:

  • Appreciate all 27 examinable elements of the APMP syllabus
  • Identify and select the necessary tools, best practice techniques and control mechanisms to manage a project
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the phases of a project life cycle
  • Design a project management team
  • Practice exam style questions, with topic specific mini quizzes, module level tests and a mock exam.

Written by professional project management trainers with industry leading expertise, and extensive experience of using the APM approach, this is an immersive series of modules which combines tutorials, exercises and practice questions. Delegates will also have the opportunity to explore some topics in more depth using embedded 'Knowledge Nuggets'.

Price: £449 plus vat

Once purchased, the eLearning is active for a 12-month period.

Target Audience:

This course is suitable for those looking for an understanding of project management or people who are not directly involved in Project Management but who wish to understand the project management processes and key terms. It is also ideal for Project Managers who wish to gain Introductory Certification as a pre-cursor to more advanced certification such as APMP.

Technical Requirements:

Delegates are advised to check they have the correct technical system requirements to run this eLearning product. The technical specifications are at the following link: eLearning System requirements.

What’s included

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Exam(s) included

Exam Preparation Aid(s)

Tutor Support


  • No prior knowledge is required for this certificate.

  • Delegates should expect to undertake at least 15 hours of eLearning in order to be fully prepared for the APMIC examination.


At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain project, programme and portfolio management
  • Understand the phases of the project life cycle
  • Define a project's context
  • Define project success criteria
  • Define a project organisation structure
  • Identify project stakeholders
  • Identify and manage risks and issues
  • Produce a business case
  • Scope a project
  • Apply quality management techniques
  • Collate a project management plan
  • Apply change control mechanisms
  • Recognise the importance of configuration management
  • Communicate effectively


Module One: Project Management in Context

  • Project management; Programme management; Portfolio management; Project context; Project sponsorship

Module Two: Planning and Project Strategy

  • Project success & benefits management; Stakeholder management; Project management plan; Project risk management; Project quality management

Module Three: Executing the Strategy

  • Scope management; Scheduling; Resource management; Change control; Information management & Project reporting; Issue management

Module Four: Techniques

  • Estimating; Configuration management

Module Five: Business and Commercial

  • Business Case; Procurement

Module Six: Organisation and Governance

  • Project Lifecycles; Handover & Closeout; Project Reviews; Organisational roles

Module Seven: People and Profession

  • Communication; Teamwork; Leadership

Module Eight: Examination Guidelines

  • Examination Guidance; Exam Hints and Tips

Suggested Approach

  • Complete the eLearning in the order of the modules, making sure that all concepts are reviewed and fully understood.
    At the end of each of the topics, in the above modules, there is a short mini-quiz, to test delegates learning. Answer the questions and review the answers provided. On completion of each of the Modules there are sample questions to test a delegates understanding of the topics in the module.

  • When delegates have completed all seven of the core modules, module 8 should be completed. There is a sample paper with APM IC style questions included for delegates to practice under exam conditions. Re-do the eLearning for any area you are still not comfortable/confident with and remember, tutor support is available.

This eLearning product includes an online ProctorU examination.

ProctorU is a live online proctoring service for test takers taking exams remotely.

Upon request our QA exam team will email over details of your exam code and instructions on how to book through ProctorU.

ProctorU exams require photographic identification at the time of taking your exam, this can be in the form of a passport, driving licence or a work ID, which would need to include your name and a photograph.

Please note: candidates are required to give 72 hours' notice when choosing a date and time to book their exam (if scheduling less than 72 hours in advance a small fee would be incurred)

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Delivery Method

Delivery method


Learn in your own time, at your own pace, and in the comfort of your own home, office, or even on your mobile device.

Total price: £449

APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) eLearning with online examination

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