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Our APM PMQ course is accredited by APM

Online Instructor-led (5 days)

Classroom (5 days)

Online Self-paced (40 hours)

APM PMQ Exam

APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Course Outline

The APM Project management qualification (PMQ) syllabus is based upon the APM Body of Knowledge 7th edition. Throughout this 5-day training course you will gain a broad level understanding of project management knowledge to be able to participate in projects from individual level to large organisational projects.

Module 1: How Organisations and Projects Are Structured

  • Differentiate between Permanent and Temporary Organisation Structures
  • Way in Which an Organisational Breakdown Structure is Used to Create a Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • Role and Key Responsibilities of the Project Manager
  • Responsibilities of the Project Manager and the Project Sponsor Throughout the Project
  • Describe Other Roles Within Project Management
  • Describe the Functions and Benefits of Different Types of Project Office
  • Why Aspects of Project Management Governance are Required?

Module 2: Project Life Cycles

  • Differentiate Between Linear, Iterative and Hybrid Life Cycles
  • Why Projects are Structured as Phases in a Linear Life Cycle?
  • Differentiate Between a Project Life Cycle and an Extended Life Cycle
  • Role of Knowledge and Information Management to Inform Decision Making
  • Benefits of Conducting Reviews Throughout the Life Cycle
  • Why Projects May Close Early?

Module 3: Situational Context of Projects

  • Differentiate Between Projects and Business as Usual
  • Differentiate Between Project Management, Portfolio Management and Programme Management
  • Relationship Between Programmes, Projects and Strategic Change
  • Where the Use of Programme Management May be Appropriate?
  • Where the Use of Portfolio Management May be Appropriate?
  • Tools and Techniques Used to Determine Factors Which Influence and Impact Projects
  • Impact of the Legal and Regulatory Environment on Projects

Module 4: Communication within Project Management

  • Benefits to a Project of a Communication Plan
  • Relationship Between Stakeholder Analysis and an Effective Communication Management Plan
  • State Factors Which Can Positively or Negatively Affect Communication
  • State Sources of Conflict Within a Project
  • Ways in Which Conflict Can be Addressed
  • How to Plan and Conduct Negotiations?

Module 5: Principles of Leadership and Teamwork

  • How Leadership Impacts Team Performance and Motivation
  • Change Leadership Styles to Effectively Support the Management of a Project
  • Characteristics and Benefits of Effective Teams and Teamwork
  • Factors Which Impact the Leadership of Virtual Teams
  • Which Influences the Creation, Development and Leadership of Teams?

Module 6: Understand Planning for Success

  • Importance of a Business Case Throughout the Project Life Cycle
  • What’s Meant by Benefits Management
  • Investment Appraisal Techniques Used by a Project Manager
  • Information Management Process
  • Factors Which Would Typically be Reported on to Help Ensure Successful Project Outcomes
  • Relationship Between the Deployment Baseline and the Development of a Project Management Plan in Linear and Iterative Life Cycles
  • Importance of Producing a Project Management Plan
  • Typical Contents of a Project Management Plan
  • Approaches to Producing Estimates
  • Reasons for and Benefits of Re-estimating with Project Life Cycle
  • Relationship Between Stakeholder Analysis, Influence and Engagement
  • Importance of Managing Stakeholder Expectations to the Success
  • Why a Project Manager Would Use Earned Value Management?
  • Interpret Earned Value Data
  • Benefits of Using the Interpretation of Earned Value Data
  • Role of Contingency Planning in Projects

Module 7: Understand Project Scope Management

  • Scope in Terms of Outputs, Outcomes and Benefits
  • How to Establish Scope Through Requirements Management Processes?
  • How to Manage Scope Through Configuration Management Processes?
  • Different Stages of a Typical Change Control Process

Module 8: Schedule and Resource Optimisation

  • Ways to Create and Maintain a Schedule
  • Differentiate Between Critical Path and Critical Chain as Scheduling Techniques
  • How Resources are Categorised and Allocated to a Linear Life Cycle Schedule?
  • How Resources are Categorised and Allocated to an Iterative Life Cycle Schedule?
  • Differentiate Between Resource Smoothing and Resource Levelling.
  • Differentiate Between Cost Planning for Iterative Life Cycles and Cost Planning for Linear Life Cycles

Module 9: Understand Project Procurement

  • Purpose, Typical Content and Importance of a Procurement Strategy.
  • Differentiate Between Different Methods of Supplier Reimbursement
  • Differentiate Between Different Contractual Relationships.
  • Supplier Selection Process

Module 10: Risk and Issue Management of Project Management

  • Explain Each Stage in a Risk Management Process
  • Proactive and Reactive Responses to Risk
  • Benefits of Risk Management
  • Key Aspects of Issue Management

Module 11: Quality in the Context of a Project

  • What’s Meant by Quality Planning?
  • Differentiate Between Quality Control and Quality Assurance

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Who should attend this APM PMQ Course?

The APM PMQ is a widely recognised qualification in Project Management, designed to provide a broad understanding of the principles and core concepts of Project Management. The following professionals can particularly benefit from this course:

  • Project Managers
  • Change Managers
  • IT Managers
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Team Leaders
  • Functional Managers

Prerequisites of the APM PMQ Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this APM PMQ Training Course. However, a basic understanding of Project Management concepts can be beneficial.

APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Course Overview

The APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Course is an important first step for professionals who want to get better at managing projects. It's useful in many different fields and teaches people how to handle project management challenges. This course aims to equip delegates with the skills to navigate the process of managing projects efficiently.

If you're a Project Manager, Project Coordinator, or involved in project work, knowing about the APM PMQ is really helpful. It's great for improving your job status and being recognised as a skilled professional in project management. The APM PMQ Certification is a vital qualification for professionals aiming to excel in their careers. 

The Knowledge Academy offers a 5-day course that makes learning quicker for the delegates. This course covers the most important parts of project management, making sure everyone understands the topic well. It also gets you ready for the APM PMQ Exam, helping you on your way to getting the certification.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the core principles of Project Management
  • To prepare for the APM PMQ Examination
  • To enhance Project Management skills and knowledge
  • To improve employability and career prospects
  • To gain international recognition with the APM PMQ Qualification

Upon completion of the course, delegates will have acquired a robust understanding of Project Management practices, ready to apply this knowledge in real-world scenarios. This certification not only boosts professional growth but also significantly enhances the ability to manage projects more effectively, making it an invaluable asset for any Project Management Professional.

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What’s included in this APM PMQ Course?

  • APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • APM PMQ Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Exam Information

The APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Exam assesses participants' understand the concepts and principles of project management. This certification focuses on providing individuals with a experience in project management knowledge and terminology. 

  • Type of Questions: Essay based 
  • Total Questions: 16
  • Number of Marks: 50 marks
  • Pass Mark: 55%
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Open Book/Closed Book: Closed Book
     

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Our APM PFQ course is accredited by APM

Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Official APM PFQ Exam

APM Introductory Certificate PFQ Course Outline

During this 2-day course, delegates will produce various documents required to plan, monitor, and control any project. There will be many opportunities to discuss their findings, their understanding of the processes and their approach to Project Management. Throughout the course additional information will be given to ensure candidates cover the objectives of each session. Individual exercises will also be used to consolidate the subjects taught.

Module 1: Understand Project Management and the Operating Environment

  • Define the Term Project
  • Projects Vs Business as Usual
  • Define the Term Project Management
  • Purpose of Project Management
  • Define the Term Programme Management
  • Define the Term Portfolio Management
  • PESTLE Analysis

Module 2: Understand Project Life Cycles

  • Project Life Cycle
  • Linear Project Life Cycle
  • Iterative Project Life Cycle
  • Hybrid Life Cycle
  • Extended Project Life Cycle

Module 3: Understand the Roles and Responsibilities within Projects

  • What is Project Sponsorship?
  • Role of the Project Sponsor
  • What is an Organisation?
  • Project Team Structure Example
  • Project Sponsor and Project Manager
  • Project Governance
  • Project Team Members
  • End Users
  • Product Owner
  • Project Management Office

Module 4: Understand Project Management Planning

  • Define the Term Deployment Baseline
  • Linear Vs Iterative Life Cycles
  • Stakeholders of a Project Management Plan
  • Purpose of a Business Case
  • Typical Contents
  • Role of a Project Sponsor and Project Manager in a Business Case
  • What is Stakeholder Management?
  • Stakeholder Analysis Process
  • How a Stakeholder Analysis Supports Effective Stakeholder Engagement
  • Define the Term Benefits Management
  • What is Estimating?
  • Typical Estimating Methods
  • Purpose of the Estimating Funnel
  • What is Project Success?
  • What is Success?
  • When to Define Success?
  • Success Criteria
  • Reporting
  • Purpose of Project Progress Reporting
  • Benefits of Project Progress Reporting

Module 5: Understand Project Scope Management

  • Scope Management
  • Scope Management within Linear and Iterative lifecycles
  • Breakdown Structures
  • Product Breakdown Structure
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Cost Breakdown Structure
  • Organisational Breakdown Structures
  • Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • Configuration Management
  • Change Control
  • Why Change Control
  • Change Control Process
  • Configuration Management Process

Module 6: Understand Resource, Scheduling and Optimisation in a Project

  • What is Scheduling?
  • Purpose of Scheduling
  • Purpose of Critical Path Analysis
  • Purpose of Milestones
  • Time Boxing
  • What is Resource Optimisation?
  • Resource Levelling
  • Resource Smoothing
  • Procurement Strategy

Module 7: Understand Project Risk and Issue Management in the Context of a Project

  • What is Risk?
  • What is Project Risk Management?
  • Purpose of Risk Management
  • Risk Management Process
  • Use of Risk Registers
  • What is an ‘Issue’?
  • Terminology
  • Purpose of ‘Issue Management
  • Differentiate Between an Issue and a Risk
  • Issue Resolution Process

Module 8: Understand Quality in the Context of a Project

  • Definition of Quality
  • Quality Management
  • Quality Components
  • Quality Planning
  • Quality Control
  • Quality Assurance
  • Decision Gates
  • Post Project Reviews
  • Benefit Reviews
  • Project Audits

Module 9: Understand Communication in the Context of a Project

  • What is Communication?
  • Communications in Projects
  • Face-to-Face Communication
  • Physical Communication
  • Virtual Communication
  • Contents of a Communication Plan
  • Benefits to a PM of a Communication Plan

Module 10: Understand Leadership and Teamwork within a Project

  • Leadership
  • Impact on Team Performance
  • Challenges to a Project Manager
  • Tuckman Team Development Model
  • Belbin Roles

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Who should attend this APM Introductory Certificate PFQ Course?

The APM PFQ is a beginner-level qualification that equips learners with a foundational understanding of Project Management. Here is a list of professionals who can benefit from attending this course:

  • Project Managers
  • Junior Managers
  • HR Professionals
  • Finance Professionals
  • Research and Development Professionals
  • Operations Managers
  • Senior Project Managers

Prerequisites of the APM Introductory Certificate PFQ Course

There are no formal prerequisites for pursuing this APM Project Fundamentals Qualification Course.

APM Introductory Certificate PFQ Course Overview

The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification offers a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of Project Management. Grounded in the methodologies and practices endorsed by the Association for Project Management, it establishes a solid foundation for understanding the fundamental aspects of project initiation, planning, execution, and closure.

Professionals aiming to excel in Project Management should consider the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification Training. It is particularly important for project coordinators, team members, newly appointed Project Managers, and those seeking to transition into Project Management roles. The knowledge and skills gained from this certification are vital for anyone looking to contribute effectively to projects within their organisation.

The 2-day APM Project Fundamentals Qualification Training Course by the Knowledge Academy is designed to equip delegates with the essential knowledge and skills needed to pass the APM PFQ examination. Through interactive sessions, practical exercises, and expert guidance, delegates will learn about project management terminology, processes, and best practices.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamental principles of Project Management
  • To learn key Project Management terminology and processes
  • To gain the skills necessary to contribute effectively to projects
  • To prepare for the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification Certification Exam
  • To apply Project Management best practices in real-world scenarios

Upon completion of the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification Training Course, delegates will have a solid understanding of the core concepts and processes of Project Management. They will be well-prepared to take the APM PFQ examination and apply their new skills to manage projects more effectively within their organisations, thus contributing to project success and achieving professional growth.

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What’s included in this APM Introductory Certificate PFQ Course?

  • APM PFQ Examination 
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • APM Introductory Certificate PFQ Certificate  
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) Exam Information

The APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management (PFQ) Exam assesses participants' understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles of project management. This certification focuses on providing individuals with a foundation in project management knowledge and terminology. 

  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 60 
  • Total Marks: 60 Marks 
  • Pass Marks: 60%, or 36/60 Marks 
  • Duration: 90 Minutes 
  • Open Book/Closed Book: Closed book

The assessment will cover the following core principles of Project Management:

  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Communications
  • Quality Management
  • Teamwork
  • Resource Management
  • Risk Management
  • Issue Management
  • Handover
  • Reviews

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Our APM PPQ course is accredited by APM

Online Instructor-led (4 days)

Classroom (4 days)

Online Self-paced (32 hours)

Official APM PPQ Exam

APM Project Professional Qualification PPQ Course Outline

Domain 1: Delivering Projects through Effective Leadership and Management

Module 1: Provide Visionary Leadership for a Project

  • Evaluate Ethical, Flexible, Inspirational and Collaborative Approaches
  • Project’s Strategic Goals
  • High-Performance Teams

Module 2: Establish and Develop Teams to Achieve Project Aims and Objectives

  • Tools, Techniques and Leadership Behaviours
  • How to Respond to Changes in a Project’s Environment?
  • Develop And Maintain an Effective Team
  • Role of Monitoring and Feedback
  • Relationship Between Performance Management, The Team Development Cycle, and Motivation to the Success of a Project
  • Evaluate the Usage of Conflict to Improve Individual and Team Performance.

Module 3: Maintain an Engaged and Constructive Team through a Positive Approach to Conflict Management

  • Why and How to Act with Objectivity, Impartiality and Honesty
  • Analyse Appropriate Actions
  • Evaluate Ways to Address Challenges, Issues and Conflict
  • Maintain an Awareness of Challenges, Issues, and Conflict

Module 4: Resolve Problems Taking a Logical Approach to the Problem-solving Process

Module 5: Make Decisions which Support the Objectives of a Project

  • How to Maintain Decision-Making Hierarchies?
  • How Decision-Making Relates to the Organisation’s Governance Structure?
  • Logical and Recognised Approach to Decision Making

Module 6: Communicate Effectively with Stakeholders to Achieve a Project’s Objectives

  • Analyse Ways Appropriately Communicate with Stakeholders
  • Evaluate Ways in Which to Communicate Throughout a Project
  • Effective Verbal Communication

Module 7: Negotiate Effectively with Stakeholders to Achieve a Project’s Objectives

  • How to Effectively Negotiate with Internal Stakeholders?
  • How to Effectively Negotiate with External Stakeholders?

Domain 2: Delivering Projects through Effective Governance and Oversight

Module 1: Establish and Maintain the Governance Structure of a Project to Ensure Alignment to Organisational Practice

  • Evaluate Appropriate Structures and Hierarchies for a Project
  • Why and How to Establish Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships within a Project
  • Establish and Maintain the Reporting Hierarchies and Structure During the Life of a Project

Module 2: Use Information to Inform Reviews and Help Manage Deviations from a Project Plan

  • Key Stages in a Project-Based Life Cycle
  • Importance of Aligning Reviews with Organisational, Legal and Regulatory Requirements
  • Analyse Situations and How to Resolve Them
  • Reasons for Accurately Documenting Deviations from a Project Plan

Module 3: Manage Change Control Processes and Protocols

  • Implementation And Maintenance of Change Control Process
  • Determine The Impact on a Project’s Scope and Objectives
  • Implement And Manage Approved Changes to a Project
  • Why and How Trends Analysis is used to Add Value?

Module 4: Manage Stakeholder Influence, Interest and Engagement for the Benefit of a Project

  • Techniques to Determine Stakeholder Power, Influence, and Interest
  • Develop and Implement a Stakeholder Engagement and Communication Plan
  • Monitor and Amend a Stakeholder Engagement and Communication Plan
  • Evaluate Relevant Feedback from Stakeholders
  • Why and How to Provide Relevant Stakeholders with Financial Reports

Module 5: Deliver the Intended Benefits of a Project

  • Importance of Confirming the Intended Benefits
  • Develop a Benefits Management Strategy
  • Importance of Prioritising the Achievement of Benefits
  • Create a Benefits Realisation Plan
  • Evaluate Ways to Maximise Achievement of the Planned Benefits

Domain 3: Delivering Projects through Effective Planning and Control

Module 1: Manage Project Costs within Agreed Budgets Which Supports Management of a Project

  • Cost Tracking Tools and Techniques
  • Importance of Cashflow and Cashflow Forecasting
  • Establish Cost Trends and Monitor the Financial Performance
  • Importance of Cost Analysis and its Role
  • Importance of Completing all Financial Transactions

Module 2: Respond to Risks to Minimise Threats and Increase Opportunities

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches to Risk Identification and Analysis
  • How to Record and Plan Responses to Risks
  • Why and How to Implement Appropriate Responses to Risks
  • Importance of Reviewing How Risks Were Managed

Module 3: Respond to Issues in a Way that Supports the Management of a Project

  • Why And How to Record and Plan Responses to Resolve Issues
  • How to Implement Appropriate Responses to Issues?
  • Importance of Reviewing How Issues were Resolved During a Project

Module 4: Develop and Implement an Integrated Plan to Support the Management of a Project

  • Document the Outcomes of a Project’s Planning Process
  • Fundamental Components of Scope, Schedule, Resource, Budgets, Risks and Quality
  • Purpose of an Integrated Plan
  • Why And How to Monitor the Progress of a Project?
  • Why and How to Adjust an Integrated Plan?

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Who should attend this APM PPQ Course?

The APM PPQ is an advanced Project Management qualification that reflects proficiency in the field of Project Management. The professionals who can benefit from attending this course include:

  • Senior Project Managers
  • Senior Project Leaders
  • Programme Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • PMO Managers and Directors
  • Business Change Managers
  • Risk Managers

Prerequisites of the APM PPQ Course

Delegates must acquire the APM PMQ Certification or equivalent, before attending this APM PPQ Training Course.

APM Project Professional Qualification PPQ Course Overview

The APM Project Professional Qualification (APM PPQ) is a prestigious certification that demonstrates an individual's comprehensive knowledge and skills in project management. As projects become increasingly complex and integral to the success of organisations, the demand for skilled project professionals is at an all-time high. This qualification provides a deep dive into the core competencies required for effective project management, making it highly relevant in today's dynamic work environment.

Understanding and mastering the APM Project Professional Qualification is crucial for project managers and professionals who aspire to lead projects to success. It is designed for those seeking to enhance their project management capabilities, aiming at roles that require a high level of expertise. Professionals in project-based roles across various sectors will find this qualification particularly beneficial for advancing their careers and contributing more effectively to their organisations.

The 4-day APM Project Professional Qualification Training Course offered by The Knowledge Academy is an intensive session aimed at equipping delegates with the essential knowledge and skills to pass the APM PPQ assessment. Through world-class training from experienced instructors, participants will engage in a comprehensive learning experience that covers the key aspects of the APM PPQ syllabus, preparing them for the APM Project Professional Qualification Certification.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the core concepts of project management in the APM PPQ syllabus
  • Develop the skills necessary to lead and manage effective projects
  • Prepare thoroughly for the APM PPQ assessment
  • Enhance your professional credibility with the APM PPQ Certification
  • Apply the knowledge gained in real-world project management scenarios

Upon completion of the APM Project Professional Qualification Training Course, delegates will have gained the knowledge and skills to effectively manage and lead projects within their organisations. They will be well-prepared to undertake the APM PPQ assessment, bringing them closer to achieving the APM Project Professional Qualification Certification, a mark of excellence in the field of project management.

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What’s included in this APM PPQ Course?

  • APM PPQ Assessment
  • World-class training sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • APM PPQ Certificate  
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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APM PPQ Assessment Information

The APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ) assessment assesses professionals' expertise in project management principles, practices, and leadership skills. This qualification focuses on evaluating an individual's ability to effectively manage projects, lead project teams, and deliver successful project outcomes.

  1. Assessment type: Scenario Assessment.
    • Duration The Scenario Assessment will be 20 minutes in duration, with 10 additional minutes preparations time. Total duration 30 Minutes.
    • Pass Mark: 10 marks out of 20.​
  2. Assessment type: Oral Exam.
    • Duration: 50 Minutes.
    • Pass Mark: 20 marks out of 40.
  3. Assessment type: Written assignment.
    • Duration: 60 minutes, with 15 minutes preparation/reading time. Total of 75 minutes.
    • Pass Mark: 15 marks out 30.

Note: Two different platforms will be used for the virtual assessments - one for the scenario and oral assessment and another for the written assessment.

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Online Instructor-led (4 days)

Classroom (4 days)

Online Self-paced (32 hours)

Official APM PMQ for PRINCE2® Practitioners Exam

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

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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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APMP Training FAQs

Yes, all our APM courses are accredited by APM, the Association for Project Management.
Mileage for individual study varies, but our APM PMQ courses last 5 days, and our APM PFQ courses last 3 days.
There are number of options available after studying for the APM Project Management Qualification. With more project management experience, you could go on to study PMP®, the gold standard in project management certification. Or to learn more about a popular framework, you could study PRINCE2®, the UK public sector’s project management methodology of choice. APM PMQ also opens up a route to further APM study, such as APM Professional Qualification (PPQ), or APM Practitioner Qualification (PQ). With a minimum of 7 years’ experience, you could also apply to register as an APM Registered Project Professional, which recognises skills in leadership.
APM qualifications are earned through the sitting of exams. APM PFQ is assessed by a 60-question, multiple-choice exam, while the exam for APM PMQ is three hours, with multiple question formats. A shorter version of the exam is available for registered PRINCE2 Practitioners which lasts two hours and has fewer questions. As an APM Accredited Provider, our APM courses include the exams in the course fee.
If someone does not pass their PMQ course, they can typically retake the exam by registering again through accredited training providers. It's an opportunity to review areas of weakness and prepare more effectively for the retake.
Following completion of the APMP certification, consider pursuing advanced certifications such as PRINCE2 Practitioner, PMP (Project Management Professional), or PgMP (Program Management Professional) to further advance your project management career.
PMQ (Project Management Qualification) is intended for individuals involved in project management roles, including project managers, team leaders, project coordinators, and anyone seeking to enhance their project management skills and knowledge.
We recommend the APM Project Management Qualification Study Guide, which has been specially created by APM to help delegates pass the exam and learn how to manage projects effectively.
This APM training for those wanting to participate in projects of all sizes and are looking to become qualified project managers.
Please see our APMP Training courses available in the United Kingdom
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The training fees for APMP Training in the United Kingdom starts from £3795.
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