The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification is the Association for Project Management vital introduction to project management. The Association for Project Management is the UK professional body for project management with over 14,000 individual members and 400 corporate.
The syllabus for this two day course covers the essential elements of project management as defined by the APM PFQ syllabus. It will help you become familiar with the processes tools and techniques of project management. it will equip you to make more effective contribution to the delivery of successful project in your organization.
This course is ideal for those who are new the environment of project management and want to develop a better understanding of project management processes, behaviors, tools and techniques.
By the end of this course delegates will be able to:
The Fundamentals Qualification exam in 1 hour in duration with 60 multiple choice questions.
Project Management in Context; during which we differentiate projects from non-projects, explore programme and portfolio management, the influence of the business and political context on project success, the critical role of the sponsor in project success and support that can be provided by a project office.
Planning and Strategy; including being clear how success will be measured from the outset, the influence of stakeholders on requirements, how that can (or cannot) be managed. Also in this section:
Executing the Strategy; including driving the project forward to a successful conclusion.
Project Management Techniques; to make sure the project is fully understood and estimated fully including
Business and Commercial; to ensure the business case is robust and the supply chain is delivering value by including:
Organisation and Governance; to ensure the business remains in control of the project including
People and the profession; to encourage effective and strong leadership.
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification exam of 60 minutes invigilated by the APM
You will be automatically registered on the on-going community of practice, where you can join others who have been part of the programme, share experiences and develop your knowledge through the forum for as long as you want.
Please note: Should you wish to cancel or postpone your attendance at one of our public training events – whether you have already paid or not, you may do so but cancellation costs will apply and will be charged according to the following scale:
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40 Caversham Road is situated in Reading town centre less than 500m from Reading station and 750m from The Oracle shopping and leisure complex. It is on the Inner Distribution Road (IDR) which provides immediate dual carriageway access to the A33, leading to Junction 11 of the M4 motorway.
Reading is recognised as the ‘capital’ of the Thames Valley and is an established office location with excellent road and public transport links. 40 Caversham Road is within 3 minutes’ walk of Reading station which, following recent infrastructure investment, is a key rail hub with connections to major UK cities, including frequent services to London Paddington (27 minutes).
ADRIAN WILSON MSc BSc CEng FAPM
Adrian Wilson draws on 35 years’ experience of many project and line-management roles. He is an experienced consultant in project management and an accomplished educator and trainer, developed in many client-facing environments.