The APM Introductory Online Training Course will provide delegates with a fundamental understanding of project management. They will look at the approach and basics of project management, studying the project lifecycle and change/configuration management. By taking part in this course, you will be able to understand the structure of a successful project and take an active part in a project team, giving your skills a desirable edge to potential employees.
The APM Introductory Online Training Course allows the delegates to take part in distance learning at their own pace, adapting to their busy schedules.
APM Introductory Online Training Course is intended for those looking to learn about project management to gain the certifications needed for a career or just to improve on their understanding. This APM Introductory Online Training Course is specifically intended for those with busy schedules that require the flexibility to study in their own time.
This Certification is most suited for:
- Existing Project Managers
- Any professional looking to become a project manager
- Project Executives or Engineers
- Associate or Assistant Managers that have a role in working on projects
- Team Leaders or Managers
By choosing online learning instead of a classroom based course, it eliminates the need for time away from work, saving you valuable time and money. It is also ideal for those with tight schedules as our distance learning gives you 90 days access, meaning it can be picked up whenever you have the time. As all you need for this course is an internet connection, this course can be studied from home, meaning you can study in a more comfortable environment, also saving on travel costs.
This course has no pre-requisites and is open to everyone.
The APM Introductory Online Training Course has a duration of 8 hours, however you will have access to this course for 90 days from the day of booking.
The APM Introductory Online Training Course will cover the following topics:
- Project Management and the Operating Environment: Looking at the factors that shape the unique project environment.
- The difference between a project and business as usual
- Portfolio and programme management
- The PESTLE acronym
- Core components of project management
- The benefits of effective project management
- The typical project management life cycle
- The responsibilities of different project roles.
- Project Management Planning: Learning about effective project planning techniques and principles
- Typical content of a business clase, including benefits and purpose
- Stakeholders and stakeholder management and analysis
- Benefits and purpose of project reporting
- Risk and issue management
- The use of an issue log
- Success criteria, factors and the use of KPIs
- Procurement within the project management context
- Different scheduling approaches (including baselines, milestones, critical path analysis)
- Communication: Understanding the techniques and tools of project management
- Teamwork and leadership
- Effect communication barriers
- The definition of communication
- Methods of communication
- Teamwork models
Founded in 1972, The APM (Association for Project Management) is a charity aiming to develop the professional disciplines of project management and programme management. The APM is the certification body for the IPMA (International Project Management Association) in the UK. After 10 years, it was announced that in 2014, CEO Andrew Bagg was to step down.
APM develop project and programme management through the ‘FIVE Dimensions of Professionalism’, which are Breadth, Depth, Achievement, Commitment and Accountability.
This APM Introductory Online Training Course is accredited by APM.