What is APM?
The Association for Project Management (APM) is the largest independent professional body in Europe that is dedicated to project and programme management.
Their qualifications incorporate a mix of tools, techniques, processes and skills and offer a progressive structure that demonstrates your project management achievements.
Run by project managers for project managers, APM members share a passion for the profession, and remain at the forefront of professional standards and practice, championing project management and bringing new ideas to the project management world.
Who is it for?
The course is aimed at project managers, aspiring project managers or project personnel seeking a professional qualification.
What will you learn?
The APM qualification provides candidates with recognition of a thorough understanding of project management. Real-world examples and case-study exercises will be used to accelerate learning. Topics of study include: project management in context, planning the strategy, executing the strategy, techniques, business and commercial, organisation and governance, people and the profession.
APM Project Fundamentals – 2 days – this qualification is relevant for anyone with little or no previous project management experience wishing to learn essential project management terminology and common language.
APM Project Management Qualification – 5 days – this qualification assesses all areas of project management, from strategic and commercial implications of their role, to the technical, organisational and people management skills required to participate effectively within a project team.
APM Project Management Qualification (P2 Practitioners Route) – 3 days – this is a fast- track APM Project Management Qualification that enables those project managers with a PRINCE2® Practitioner qualification, gained within the last 5 years, to acquire the APM Project Management qualification via a 3 day intensive format.
Why choose this course?
Benefits for you:
- Demonstrate you are a skilled project professional with an in-depth knowledge of best-practice project management techniques
- Develop an understanding of how project management elements interact
Benefits for your organisation:
- Ability to implement a standardised cross-industry framework across teams and departments, maximising efficiency
- Ensure effective behaviours are replicated across the organisation
APM Project Management
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APM Project Fundamentals – 2 days
To achieve the APM Project Fundamentals certification, you must achieve a minimum pass mark of 60% .
You will sit a 1 hour multiple choice paper.
- Closed book
- A total of 60 questions
APM Project Management Qualification – 5 days
The APM Project Management Qualification exam lasts 3 hours and consists of 10 questions answered from a choice of 16.
Candidates need to achieve a minimum pass mark of 55%.
This is a closed book exam, so you won’t be allowed to have the official APM manual with you.
APM Project Management Qualification (P2 Practitioners route) – 3 days
- To achieve the fast track APM Project Management Qualification, you must achieve a minimum pass mark of 55%.
- There is a 2 hour closed book exam held at the end of the Day 3 of the course.