About this Course

Course code OUKAPMP5EL
Special Notices

The attainment of accreditations offered by professional bodies such as the Association for Project Management (APM) is increasingly seen as a recognised indicator of competence in project management. APM qualifications are aligned the International Project Management Association (IPMA) competency levels, and the APMP qualification is knowledge based and is recognised as IPMA Level D.

This eLearning course provides delegates with comprehensive, self paced training to prepare them for the APMP 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:

  • Understand all 37 examinable elements of the APMP syllabus
  • Get to grips with the specific examination language
  • Learn strategies and tactics for approaching the examination:
  • Practice exam style questions, with topic specific mini quizzes, module level tests and 2 Mock exams.

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 of essay type examination questions. Delegates will also have the opportunity to explore some topics in more depth using embedded 'Knowledge Nuggets'.

Price: £1082 plus vat

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

Technical Requirements:

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

What’s included

QA offers more benefits. Here is what's included with this course:

Exam(s) included

Exam Preparation Aid(s)

Tutor Support

Prerequisites

  • This course is suitable for both project managers and aspiring project managers. It is aimed at people who have some experience of working in a project environment and have a basic understanding of project management issues.
  • Delegates should expect to undertake at least 35 hours of eLearning in order to be fully prepared for the APMP examination.
  • Delegates should ensure that the prerequisites are met prior to booking this eLearning course

Objectives

Explain the context of Project Management

  • Plan the project Strategy
  • Execute project plans and strategy
  • Demonstrate the use of various project management techniques
  • Define a project Business Case and it's use throughout the life cycle
  • Design a project's organisation structure and recognise appropriate levels of governance
  • Communicate with the project team through effective leadership
  • Understand the APM Examination Guidelines

Outline

Module One: Course Introduction

Course overview and instructions

Module Two: Project Structure and Governance

Structure of Organisations; Project Sponsorship; Infrastructure (Project Office); Project Life Cycle; Environment and Operations Management; Programme and Portfolio Management; Project Management and Governance

Module Three: Communication and Team Leadership

Effective Communication; Conflict Resolution; Negotiation Skills; Leadership Success; Teamwork Dynamic

Module Four: Planning

Business Case; Benefits Management; Investment Appraisal; Information Management; Planning; Estimating; Stakeholder Management; Law; Health and Safety

Module Five: Scheduling

Scope Management; Requirements Management; Configuration Management; Change Control; Time Scheduling

Module Six: Resource Management

Resource Management and Scheduling; Budgeting and Cost Control; Control; Earned Value Management

Module Seven: Procurement and Risk Management

Contract; Procurement; Provider Selection and Management; Risk Context; Project Risk Management; Risk Techniques; Delegation

Module Eight: Project Quality Management

Quality Management; Reviews

Module Nine: Preparing for the APMP Examination

Examination Guidance; Types of Questions; Exam Hints and Tips

Recommended study period for this eLearning is approximately 22.5 hours

Suggested Approach:

Sample questions are provided on completion of each of the Modules to test your understanding of the topics in the module.

When you have completed all core modules, sample APMP papers are included for you to practice writing APMP style essay questions. These should be used to prepare for the actual exam, observing the time available for each question, and to identify any outstanding areas of weakness. Re-do the eLearning for any area you are still not comfortable/confident with and remember, tutor support is available.

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Delivery Method

Delivery method

E-learning

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: £1082

APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) with exam taken outside the UK
Code: OUKAPMP5EL

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