Benefits of taking the APM Introductory Certificate?
This two day project management course covers the essential elements of project management as defined by the APM Introductory Certificate syllabus. It will help you become familiar with the processes, tools and techniques of project management; it will equip you to make a 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, behaviours, tools and techniques.
What is the format of the APM Introductory Certificate Exam?
The introductory certificate exam is based on 60 multiple choice questions with a 60% pass mark. These questions are completed under exam conditions within an hour.
Course Learning ObjectivesBy the end of this course delegates will be able to:
What is included in this course:
This course includes a fantastic pre-course and post course support package including
APM Introductory Certificate course contents
People and the profession
To encourage effective and strong leadership.
Organisation and governance
To ensure the business remains in control of the project including:
Completing effective project hand over and learning lessons from the project
Clearly defining roles and responsibilities for the project and business deliverables
Business and commercial
To ensure the business case is robust and the supply chain is delivering value by including:
Project management techniques
To make sure the project is fully understood and estimated fully including:
Executing the strategy
Including driving the project forward to a successful conclusion.
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:
Project management in context
During this section of the course, 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.