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Duration - 2 Days

APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management (IC)

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course overview This course is designed to clarify and explain the basic aspects of a project and project management in order for participants to gain confidence in their project environment. It will help individuals to recognise the key aspects of a project and the importance of their role within it. The course is also intended for those working in supporting functional departments whose work can impact on project success.

course structure This Association for Project Management (APM) accredited course follows the syllabus requirements of the APM Introductory Certificate. The course is delivered as a 2 Day Workshop culminating in the examination. Delegates will be provided with pre-course access to eLearning content. This is not mandatory but will improve the chances of exam success.

prerequisites None.

target audience This course is designed for those new to working in projects, or non-project staff who need an appreciation of the project environment and project management terminology.

course content The syllabus includes all elements of the APM Introductory Certificate Syllabus including: • • • • • • • • • • • • •

The essentials of project management Programme management Portfolio management Project context Project sponsorship Project success Benefits management Stakeholder management The Project Management Plan Risk management Quality management Scope management Scheduling

• Resource management • Change control • Information management and reporting • Issue management • Estimating • Configuration management • The business case • Procurement • Project lifecycles • Handover and closeout • Organisational roles • Communication • Teamwork • Leadership

“A good mix of information that was useful for thinking about managing my own project, but also to provide skills and knowledge which are easily transferred to the workplace. A fun introduction to the essentials of project management”. Rachel Brown York University, UK “The subject focused on definitions that was very well presented and will be useful in day-to-day use, although I think the course will be most useful when attending the next stage of the Project Management Progression Pathway”” Richard Short Dounreay Site Restoration, UK

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certification Delegates will also undertake a 1 hour multiple choice examination and successful candidates will be awarded the APM’s Introductory Certificate in Project Management.

course delivery options This course is delivered as part of our global ‘open course programme’ and booking information can be found on the Open Course Matrix on Page 30. Alternatively, this course can also be scheduled as an ‘in-house’ course and customised to your organisation’s requirements.

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£700 including apm exam fees

Funded for in-scope companies on application


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