Demonstrate your project management knowledge and enhance your career, This 5-day course provides all you need to successfully gain APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ).
What is the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)?
An indication of Project Management competency, holders of the PMQ demonstrate that they have an exceptional understanding of project management principles and how to successfully monitor and control a project.
The APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ), is a knowledge-based qualification developed by APM, the chartered body for the project profession. Candidates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how these elements interact and how their project fits into their strategic and commercial environment. By passing the PMQ exam, you will achieve an internationally recognised qualification.
According to the APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2019:
46% of PMQ holders earned £50,000 or more
94% of candidates would recommend PMQ
Who is this qualification for?
The APM Project Management Qualification is aimed at those wishing to achieve a broad level of project management knowledge sufficient to participate in projects from individual assignments through to large capital projects. Applicants typically have some pre-existing project management knowledge, and it is the ideal next step for anyone holding the APM Project Fundamentals (PFQ) qualification.
What is assessed?
The PMQ, formerly known as APMP, syllabus assesses breadth of knowledge in all areas of project management and covers knowledge areas from the APM Body of Knowledge, including budgeting and cost management, conflict management, communication, earned value management, leadership, negotiation, procurement, sponsorship and teamwork.
How is it assessed?
There are two examination routes for the qualification:
A three hour paper where candidates must answer ten from sixteen questions.
Short essay-style questions
Each question is worth 50 marks, so 500 marks in total
Pass mark is 275 (55%)
For PRINCE2® Registered Practitioners a two hour paper that recognises prior learning. In this paper candidates must answer six from ten questions.
Delegates will, throughout the course, be exposed to numerous examples of examination questions, exercises and 'question-and-answer' sessions that will help to consolidate the learning. Thereby ensuring that delegates are more than adequately prepared for the exam.
By attending this course, you will:
Understand how organisations and projects are structured
Understand project lifecycles
Understand the situational context of projects
Understand communication within project management
Understand the principles of leadership and teamwork
Understand planning for success
Understand project scope management
Understand schedule and resource optimisation
Understand project procurement
Understand risk and issue management in the context of project management
Understand quality in the context of a project
Ideally, to attend this course you should havesome pre-existing project management knowledge, or passed the APM Project Fundamentals qualification (PFQ).
You will receive some pre-course reading. To get the most out of your course you will be expected to complete this pre-course reading in full. Everyone learns differently yet we would advise spending 10 hours on your pre-course reading.