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APM PMQ for PRINCE2® Practitioners Course Outline

There are 73 assessment criteria that are covered for PMQ certification – 26 of these are covered by PRINCE2® Practitioner. Therefore PRINCE2® practitioners shall only be examined on the remaining 47 assessment criteria. Below are the aim and learning objectives for the PMQ for PRINCE2 practitioners course:

Module 1: Structure of Organisations and Projects

  • Distinguish Between Different Types of Organisational Structure
  • Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Relationship Between Project Sponsor and Manager
  • Functions and Benefits of Project Office

Module 2: Project Lifecycle

  • Overview
  • Iterative Project Life Cycle
  • Hybrid Life Cycle
  • Project Lifecycle Phases
  • Differentiate Between Project Lifecycle and Extended Lifecycle
  • Benefits of Conducting Reviews

Module 3: Project Context and Environments

  • Project Context, Environmental Factors
  • Use of PESTLE, SWOT
  • Difference Between Project and Business as Usual
  • Characteristics of Programme Management
  • Challenges of Programme Management
  • Situations Where Portfolio Management is Used
  • Distinguish Between Project Management and Portfolio and Programme Management
  • Health Safety and Environment Legislation

Module 4: Governance and Structured Methodologies

  • Principles of Governance of Project Management

Module 5: Communication

  • Ensuring the Exchange of Relevant Information
  • Communication in Projects
    • Face to Face Communication
    • Physical Communication
    • Virtual Communication
  • Communication Plan, Barriers to Communication
  • Importance of Effective Communication 
  • Conflict Management
  • Negotiation

Module 6: Leadership and Teamwork

  • Leadership
  • Impact of Leadership on Projects 
  • Situational Leadership Approach
  • Which Style When?
  • Creation and Management of Teams

Module 7: Planning for Success

  • Business Case, Ownership, Authorship
  • Benefits Management
  • Information Management
  • Project Management Plan
  • Approval
  • Project Management Plan Contents
  • Estimating
  • Earned Value Management
  • Earned Value Calculations and Interpret Earned Value Data
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Use of Payback, Internal Rate of Return and Net Present Value
  • Project Reporting Cycle

Module 8: Scope Management

  • Product Breakdown Structure (PBS)
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Configuration
  • Requirements
  • Change Control

Module 9: Schedule and Resource Management

  • Project Scheduling
  • Categories and Types of Resources
  • Resources Smoothing and Levelling
  • Financial and Cost Management
  • Budget and Cost Control

Module 10: Procurement

  • What is Procurement?
  • Procurement Process
  • Procurement Strategy
  • Supplier Relationships
  • Contracts
  • Supplier Selection
  • Supplier Evaluation

Module 11: Project Risk Management and Issue Management

  • What is Risk?
  • What is Project Risk Management?
  • Purpose of Risk Management
  • Risk Management Process
  • Risk as Threat and Opportunity
  • Benefits of Risk Management
  • Distinguish Between a Risk and an Issue

Module 12: Project Quality Management

  • Describe Quality Management
  • Quality Planning
  • Quality Assurance
  • Techniques
  • Techniques in Quality Control
  • Example Ishikawa Diagram
  • Pareto Chart (80/20 Rule)
  • Control Charts

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Who should attend this APM PMQ For PRINCE2® Practitioners Course?

The APM PMQ for PRINCE2® Practitioners Course is designed specifically for individuals who already hold the PRINCE2® Practitioner qualification. This course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • PRINCE2® Practitioners
  • Project Managers using PRINCE2®
  • Project Sponsors and Directors in PRINCE2® Environments
  • Business Change Managers
  • Quality Assurance Managers in PRINCE2® Projects
  • Risk Managers working within PRINCE2® environments
  • Portfolio Managers

Prerequisites of the APM PMQ For PRINCE2® Practitioners Course

Delegates must have a valid PRINCE2® Practitioner Certification, before attending this APM PMQ For PRINCE2® Practitioners Course.

APM PMQ for PRINCE2® Practitioners Course Overview

This course is designed for PRINCE2® practitioners who want to deepen their understanding of project management through the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) lens. It bridges the gap between structured project management methods and APM's flexible approach, emphasising practical knowledge and strategic application.

Proficiency in APM PMQ for Prince2 Practitioners, offering a broader perspective on project management that is crucial in today’s dynamic business environments. It is particularly beneficial for project managers, coordinators, and team leaders who aim to enhance their competencies and adaptability in various project scenarios.

This 4-day training in APM PMQ for Prince2 Practitioners is meticulously structured to maximise learning outcomes for PRINCE2® practitioners. It focuses on the nuances of APM PMQ, enhancing their ability to manage projects with greater efficiency and resilience. Delegates will acquire advanced project governance, leadership, and risk management skills tailored to complement their PRINCE2® knowledge.

Course Objectives

  • To bridge knowledge gaps between PRINCE2® and the APM PMQ frameworks
  • To enhance understanding of the comprehensive project management landscape
  • To develop advanced project management skills applicable across industries
  • To improve project governance and leadership capabilities
  • To understand the principles of risk management and effective communication
  • To enable delegates to apply strategic thinking in project scenarios

After completing the course APM PMQ for Prince2 Practitioners, delegates will receive the APM PMQ certification for PRINCE2® Practitioners, recognising their enhanced project management skills. This certification boosts professionals' value, enhances their skill set, and opens career advancement opportunities.

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What’s included in this APM PMQ For PRINCE2® Practitioners Course?

  • APM PMQ For PRINCE2® Practitioners Examination
  • World-class training sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • APM PMQ Certificate 
  • Digital Delegate Pack

APM PMQ for PRINCE2® Practitioners Exam Information

The APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) for PRINCE2 Practitioners Exam assesses professionals' expertise in project management principles, practices, and techniques.

  • Type of Questions: Essay based
  • Total Questions: 10
  • Number of Marks: 50 marks
  • Pass Mark: 55%
  • Duration: 2 Hours

​Papers are marked by the APM and results are usually available 6-12 weeks after the exam.

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The APM Project Management Qualification is a certification recognised globally, validating competence in Project Management. It covers key principles, techniques, and processes essential for effective project delivery, enhancing career prospects in various industries.
Yes, the PMQ course is accredited. It meets rigorous standards set by accrediting bodies, ensuring quality and recognition within the industry.
Yes, the course APM PMQ for PRINCE2 Practitioners includes exams.
The course APM PMQ for PRINCE2 Practitioners is suitable for PRINCE2 Practitioners seeking to enhance their project management skills. It equips them with advanced methodologies endorsed by the Association for Project Management, ensuring proficiency in handling complex projects effectively.
Delegates must have a valid PRINCE2® Practitioner Certification, before attending this APM PMQ For PRINCE2® Practitioners Course.
The APM PMQ for PRINCE2 Practitioners Training Course covers Project Management methodologies, PRINCE2 principles, processes, themes, and techniques. It emphasises integration with Association for Project Management (APM) methodologies for comprehensive project management skills development.
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