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APM Project Management Qualification

(PMQ) (7th Edition)

Level: SCQF Level 7

Price: £850 + VAT

Duration: approx. 50 - 60 hours self-study

Access: 12 months

Included: eLearning and online exam

Not Included:  official The APM Project Management Qualification Study Guide 

Pre-Requisites: some pre-existing Project Management knowledge 

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Course Description:

Project Management is the way of managing change. Everything from the Olympics to organising a wedding can be considered a project. It describes the activities that meet specific objectives and can be used to introduce or improve new or existing products and services.

The APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) is a knowledge-based qualification that allows candidates to demonstrate understanding of all elements of Project Management. PMQ is an internationally recognised qualification, which can be carried from one job, or from one industry to another.

The course covers the latest version based on APM Body of Knowledge 7th edition and provides delegates with a sound introduction into Project Management.

Exam Information

  • Three hour duration
  • Additional 15 minutes reading time at the start where candidates must select 10 from a list of 16 questions
  • Short answer questions
  • 55% Pass mark
  • Throughout the course, interwoven within the delivery of the theory and the practical examples of good practice, there is ongoing support and preparation for the examination. We provide sample papers and worked exercises using a scenario/case study to help create situations which develop the delegates understanding and recall of the material.

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for staff wishing to achieve a broad level of Project Management knowledge sufficient to participate in projects of all sizes, from individual assignments through to large capital projects, for example:

  • Project Managers
  • Project Assurance
  • Project Support
  • Project Team Members

Introduction Section

This section contains every module from APM PFQ to give you a quick refresher on the basic knowledge of each topic before you begin working through this qualification.

Module 1 - Introduction and Environment

This section covers:

  • Background of the Qualification
  • Approaching the Exam
  • Approaching the Questions
  • Types of Questions
  • An Introduction to our Case Study

Module 2 - Starting a Project

This section covers:

  • The Planning Cycle
  • Establishing Requirements
  • Establishing Objectives
  • Engaging Stakeholders
  • Gathering Requirements
  • Identifying and Analysing Obstacles
  • Cataloguing Requirements
  • Establishing Priorities

Module 3 - Defining a Project

This section covers:

  • Roles & Responsibilities Associated with this Stage
  • Different Types of Plan
  • Mapping the Journey
  • Identifying Outputs
  • Product Sequencing
  • Developing Specifications

Module 4 - Designing a Project

This section covers:

  • Roles & Responsibilities Relating to this Stage
  • Estimation
  • Reviewing Risk
  • Contingency Planning
  • Defining the Stages
  • Identifying Milestones
  • Developing the Schedule
  • Designing the Controls

Module 5 - Delivering a Project

This section covers:

  • Performance Improvement Cycle
  • Where Can We Lose Control?
  • Establishing Controls
  • Managing Stakeholders
  • Managing the Control Areas
  • Earned Value Management
  • Capturing Lessons Learned
  • Managing Quality
  • Managing Information, including Products, Sale Breakdown Structure, Progress, Managing Changes and Managing Stages

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