About this Course

Course code APMP4P2EL
Special Notices

Exam Attendance practical details:

When attending the QA site to take the examination, you must bring a signed photo ID with you, (passport, driving licence, student card) as you will be asked to produce it by the invigilator prior to the exam. Failure to produce a valid form of photographic identification may result in you not being able to sit the exam. For any questions about what form of identification is acceptable, please contact your Account Manager, the QA Examination Administration team on 44 (0)1793 696273 or examadmin@qa.com

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 to the International Project Management Association (IPMA) competency levels. The APMP qualification is knowledge based and recognised as IPMA Level D.

This eLearning course provides you with comprehensive, self-paced training to prepare you for the APMP examination, aligned to the 6th Edition of the APM Body of Knowledge, without the additional cost 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.

This course will enable you to:

  • Appreciate all 10 learning outcomes and 47 assessment criteria of the APM syllabus for this course
  • 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 Mock examination

Written by professional project management trainers with industry leading expertise, and extensive experience of using both PRINCE2® and 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: £855 plus vat

Technical Requirements:

You are advised to check you have the correct technical system requirements to run this eLearning product. The technical requirements are at the following link: http://www.qa.com/training-courses/qa-authored-elearning/qa-authored-elearning-spec

Product registration requires an internet connection and takes only a few minutes to complete.

Target Audience:

This course is suitable for both project managers and aspiring project managers, who have attained PRINCE2 Practitioner accreditation within the last five years (i.e. are a 'Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner'). It is aimed at people who have some experience of working in a project environment and have a basic understanding of project management issues.

What’s included

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Exam(s) included

Exam Preparation Aid(s)

Tutor Support

Prerequisites

You should expect to undertake at least 22.5 hours of eLearning in order to be fully prepared for the APMP examination for PRINCE2 Practitioners.

Objectives

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

  • Understand how organisations and projects are structured.
  • Understand project life cycles.
  • Understand the context and environments in which projects can be delivered.
  • Understand governance of project management, and the use of structured methodologies.
  • Understand communication within project management.
  • Understand the principles of leadership and teamwork.
  • Understand planning for success.
  • Understand project scope management.
  • Understand schedule and resource management.
  • Understand project procurement.
  • Understand risk management and issue management.
  • Understand project quality management.
  • Be prepared to take the APMP for PRINCE2 Practitioners exam.

Outline

The APM Project Management Qualification for PRINCE2® Practitioners eLearning follows the syllabus provided by APM, which is built around the APM Body of Knowledge 6th edition. The course provides delegates with a detailed understanding of the underpinning tools, techniques and principles that are fundamental to successful project delivery.

Module One: Course Introduction

Course overview and instructions

Module Two: Project Structure and Governance

Structure of Organisations; 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 Dynamics

Module Four: Planning

Information Management; Estimating; Stakeholder Management; Law; Health and Safety

Module Five: Scheduling

Scope Management; Requirements Management; Time Scheduling

Module Six: Resource Management

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

Module Seven: Procurement

Contract; Procurement; Provider Selection and Management

Module Eight: Preparing for the APMP for PRINCE2 Practitioners Examination

Examination Guidance; Types of Questions; Exam Hints and Tips

Recommended study period for this eLearning is approximately 22.5 hours

Suggested Approach:

At the end of each of the topics, a short mini-quiz is provided to test your learning. Answer the questions and review the answers provided. 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.

This eLearning product includes as classroom based examination:

The APMP for PRINCE2 Practitioners examination will be booked at a QA centre at a time and place convenient to you.

The examination consists of:

  • 6 essay based questions to be selected from a total of 10. Each worth 50 marks
  • 2 hours duration
  • Closed-book
  • Candidates require a minimum of 165 marks out of 300 (55%) to pass

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Delivery Method

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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: £855

PMQ for PRINCE2 Practitioners eLearning with examination
Code: APMP4P2EL

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