The APM ChPP standard is the ‘gold standard’ for project management worldwide. It is intended for those who wish to demonstrate their competent leadership and an ability to successfully manage highly complex projects, programmes and portfolios.(CPD).
Parallel Project Training delivers these workshops as an extended programme of virtual classroom and remote coaching that prepares candidates for the APM ChPP application.
The course will focus on the application process, and the requirements of it. These are contained in the APM application guidance, but regularly need to be enhanced and illustrated and this course is intended to do that. Through a mixture of 1:1 virtual training and offline support and coaching it will help applicants produce a successful CHP application.
The Professional Practice and technical Knowledge areas to be demonstrated include 9 mandatory competences plus a further 1 from 2, making 10 in total. These are
In addition, there are a further 2 elective competences to be demonstrated from a list of 15. These are;
|Route 1||Route 2||Route 3|
|1/2 day introductory workshop||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Short Video Course||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Course Workbook Included||Yes*||No||Yes*|
|Review of 2 initial competencies||Yes||No||Yes|
|Review of initial Project overview||Yes||No||Yes|
|Review of full Project Overviews||Yes||No||Yes|
|Review of 12 Professional practice areas||Yes||No||Yes|
|Review of CPD Log||No||Yes||Yes|
|Technical Knowledge Briefing||No||No||Yes|
|Review of professionally active statement||If required||If required||If required|
|½ day interview preparation||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|APM Accreditation and assessment fees||No||No||No|
The assessment is in two parts, the first a written application and the second an interview. Depending on the route, there are different demands..
All three routes require your professional practice to be current and if not a professionally active statement is required.
Route 1 requires a professional practice written application and a one-hour interview focussed on it.
Route 2 requires a short-written application and a 30-minute interview
Route 3 requires a professional practice written application and a two-hour interview focussed on it and your technical knowledge.