APMP - APMP-5

APM qualifications are aligned to the International Project Management Association (IPMA) competency levels, and the APMP qualification is recognised as IPMA Level D. This five-day intensive course provides delegates with comprehensive training to prepare them for the APMP examination (based on the APM Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition).

It will enable delegates to:
  • understand all elements of the APMP syllabus
  • get to grips with the specific examination language
  • learn strategies and tactics for approaching the examination
The exam fee is not included in the cost of the APMP course. Those wishing to take the APMP examination must also book on course code APMPEX-5

Outline

Organisations and projects structure

  • Organisation, Sponsorship, Infrastructure

Project life cycles

  • Life cycle models, Extended life cycle, Phases and stages

Contexts and environments in which projects can be delivered

  • Operations Management, Programme Management, Portfolio Management, Project Environment, Health and Safety

Governance of project management and structured methodologies

  • Governance of project Management, Role of Structures methods in Project Governance

Communication within project management

  • Importance of Effective Communications, Communications within Projects, Communications Plan, Conflict Management, Negotiation

Principles of leadership and teamwork

  • Leadership, Motivation, Leadership styles, Characteristics of teams and teamwork, Creation, development and management of teams

Planning for success

  • Use and contents of the Business Case, Benefits Management, Investment Appraisal, Information Management, Planning Process, Project Management Plan, Estimating techniques, Stakeholder Management, Project Control

Project scope management

  • Scope Management, Requirements Management, Configuration Management, Change Control

Schedule and resource management

  • Time Scheduling, Critical Path Analysis, Gantt Charts, Resource Scheduling, Resource Smoothing and Levelling, Budgeting and Cost Control

Project procurement

  • Procurement in Projects, Procurement Strategy, Contracts and Contractual Relationships, Provider Selection and Management

Risk management and issue management

  • Risk and Issues, Risk Management and Issue Management Processes, Delegation and Escalation

Project quality management

  • Quality Management, Quality Planning, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Continuaal improvement, Quality Reviews

APMP Examination

Extensive examination practice and feedback is included in the workshop. The APMP examination is normally scheduled for 13:00 on the final day of the course and consists of:

  • 10 essay based questions to be selected from a total of 16. Each worth 50 marks
  • 3 hours duration
  • Closed-book event
  • Candidates require a minimum of 275 marks out of 500 (55%) to pass

Delegates are advised to undertake some revision work in the evening to prepare for the APMP examination on the final day of the course. The additional work required during evenings will consist of consolidation reading and mock examination questions. The evening work is an integral part of the course and delegates should expect to spend 2-3 hours each evening on these activities

If you are also booking on the exam APMPEX-5 you must bring a signed photo ID (passport, driving licence, student card) as you will be asked to produce it prior to the exam. Failure to produce a valid form of photographic identification may result in a candidate not being able to sit the exam. For any questions about what form of identification is acceptable, please contact your Account Manager or info@connect2courses.com

By successfully passing the APMP examination candidates can choose to further develop their knowledge and understanding by attending the APMPQ Assessment Centre. 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, and the APMP qualification is recognised as IPMA Level D.

  • £ 1,995

    Guide Price Per Delegate

  • Dates & Locations Available

  • London
    04/09/2017
    London
    04/09/2017
    Glasgow
    11/09/2017
    Glasgow
    11/09/2017
    Glasgow
    18/09/2017
    London
    18/09/2017
    London
    18/09/2017
    London
    25/09/2017
    London
    25/09/2017
    London
    02/10/2017
    London
    02/10/2017
    London
    09/10/2017
    London
    09/10/2017
    London
    09/10/2017
    Leeds
    16/10/2017
    Leeds
    16/10/2017
    London
    16/10/2017
    London
    16/10/2017
    Birmingham
    23/10/2017
    Birmingham
    23/10/2017
    Edinburgh
    30/10/2017
    Edinburgh
    30/10/2017
    London
    06/11/2017
    London
    06/11/2017
    Birmingham
    13/11/2017
    Birmingham
    13/11/2017
    London
    13/11/2017
    London
    13/11/2017
    London
    20/11/2017
    London
    20/11/2017
    London
    20/11/2017
    London
    20/11/2017
    Newcastle
    20/11/2017
    Newcastle
    20/11/2017
    Leeds
    27/11/2017
    Leeds
    27/11/2017
    Glasgow
    04/12/2017
    Glasgow
    04/12/2017
    London
    04/12/2017
    London
    04/12/2017
    Milton Keynes
    11/12/2017
    Milton Keynes
    11/12/2017
    Birmingham
    18/12/2017
    Birmingham
    18/12/2017
    London
    18/12/2017
    London
    18/12/2017
    Glasgow
    08/01/2018
    Glasgow
    08/01/2018
    London
    08/01/2018
    London
    08/01/2018
    Leeds
    15/01/2018
    Leeds
    15/01/2018
    London
    22/01/2018
    London
    22/01/2018

Course Information

  • This course is for project managers and aspiring project managers with at least two years project experience.
  • Ideally, delegates will have some experience of working in a project environment and have a basic understanding of project management issues.

Pre-course reading


  • This is an intensive 5-day course and delegates will be expected to undertake at least 15 hours pre-course work in order to be fully prepared.
  • Delegates will be provided with pre-course reading prior to attending the course by email. The success on the course will be enhanced by close attention to the pre-reading materials.
If you have not received your pre-reading material within one week of the start of your course, please contact your Account Manager or info@connect2courses.com.

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

  • Understand how organisations and projects are structured
  • Understand project life cycles
  • Understand contexts 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

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