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Duration: 5 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 10-15 Hours

Accredited: Yes

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  • Includes Official Course Material, Examination Fees and Certificates​
  • Fully Accredited by the Association for Project Managers (APM)
  • Successfully Trained over 3,000 Project Managers

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APM PMQ Overview

APM Project Management Qualification (Association for Project Management - PMQ) holders demonstrate that they have exceptional understanding of project management principles and how to successfully monitor and control a project. This 5-day course will provide you with everything you need to achieve the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ). A core focus is placed on project management concepts and processes in line with the Association for Project Management (APM) Body of Knowledge and PMQ syllabus, including budgeting and cost management, conflict management, communication, and leadership. By the end of this course, candidates should be able to apply this new knowledge to projects within their workplace.

PMQ is recognised both nationally and internationally as a premier Project Management qualification and the perfect indication of Project Management competency. Because of this, individuals who have earned this qualification will be rewarded with improved job prospects and enhanced earning potential. Learn more about how PMQ can help you in your career by visiting our APM Careers page.

What is PMQ?

PMQ is a knowledge based qualification that demonstrates general knowledge in all areas of project management. The PMQ syllabus covers a wide breadth of topics, from the essential management tools required to monitor and control a project through to the wider context in which the project is being managed in terms of social and environmental issues, finance, organisation, procurement, and people management. PMQ is provided by APM (Association for Project Management), the largest professional project management body in Europe.

APM PMQ Outline

The course is a five-day workshop, with the exam taken on the final day. Teaching is a combination of instructor-led training and practical exercises, designed to relate each subject area to a work-based scenario.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Management of People
  • Project Initiators
  • Planning Tools
  • Scope Management
  • Extended Project Lifecycle
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Starting up a Project Conception
  • Management Systems
  • Organisation and Structure
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Project Organisations
  • Investment Appraisal
  • Monitoring and Control
  • Handover and Closeout
  • Benefit Realisation Review

Who Should Attend?

Our PMQ courses are for anybody interested in project management.


This course is open to everyone and there are no prerequisites.


This course does involve some pre-course reading which will be provided. This is to ensure that candidates gain an optimal level of understanding. 

PMQ (Project Management Qualification) is an APM (The Association for Project Management) project management qualification that allows candidates to engage and actively be involved with projects of any size, complexity, or from any industry.
Yes, all our APM courses are accredited by APM, The Association for Project Management.
We provide pre-course reading, The Knowledge Academy courseware including presentation slides and exam guidance, official certificates and refreshments. We recommend purchasing the APM Body of Knowledge, 6th edition and the accompanying APM Study Guide.
Yes, the course includes the APM PMQ exam.
Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am.
You will receive confirmation details as soon as your place has been booked and confirmed.
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.

APM PMQ Exam Information

  • 10 questions must be answered out of a possible 16 questions
  • Each question is worth 50 marks
  • 3 hours
  • 55% Pass Mark
  • Those who have passed the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam can take a special shorter examination. In this, there are 10 questions of which 6 must be answered. 

The following is included in this course:

  • APM PMQ Examination
  • APM PMQ Pre-course material
  • The Knowledge Academy APM PMQ Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

Key points about this course

Duration: 5 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 10-15 Hours

Accredited: Yes

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Key points about this course

Duration: 5 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 10-15 Hours

Accredited: Yes

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