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About the Training

London needs little introduction. The city draws a huge number of visitors every year (estimated at 19 million in 2023). It’s wide range of hotels, things to see and do and of course its transport links, make it an ideal location for work or leisure.

We deliver Bespoke Project Management Courses on client premises right across London. We also offer live Virtual Classroom or Distance Learning courses for project managers at all stages of their careers.

Feb 26
APM Project Risk Management Level 2
2 days, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Free
Ordnance Survey View
Registration not available
Mar 07
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) Classroom
2 days, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • £775.00 excl. VAT
Online 2-day APM PFQ View
Mar 15
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Exam Resit Webinar and Exam
Exam Webinar Friday, Exam Monday
  • £600.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Mar 27
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Apr 03
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) Classroom
2 days, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • £775.00 excl. VAT
Online 2-day APM PFQ View
Apr 19
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Exam Resit Webinar and Exam
Webinar Friday, Exam Monday
  • £600.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Apr 22
APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ) Excluding Assessment
4 weeks
  • £1,250.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Apr 25
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
May 09
PPQ Resit Workshop
1 day, 09:00 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST
  • £300.00 excl. VAT
Online View
May 10
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Exam Resit Webinar and Exam
Webinar Friday, Exam Monday
  • £600.00 excl. VAT
Online View
May 13
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
May 16
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) Classroom
2 days, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • £775.00 excl. VAT
Online 2-day APM PFQ View
May 28
APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ) Excluding Assessment
4 weeks
  • £1,250.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Jun 11
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) Classroom
2 days, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • £775.00 excl. VAT
Online 2-day APM PFQ View
Jun 11
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Jun 14
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Exam Resit Webinar and Exam
Webinar Friday, Exam Monday
  • £600.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Jul 03
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Aug 05
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Aug 19
APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ) Excluding Assessment
5 weeks
  • £1,250.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Sep 12
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Sep 18
PPQ Resit Workshop
1 day, 09:00 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST
  • £300.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Sep 30
APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ) Excluding Assessment
4 weeks
  • £1,250.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Oct 09
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Nov 13
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Nov 18
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View

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Instructor Info

Here is some information about just one of our trainers who conducts courses in London. All of our trainers conduct courses across the country. For more information on all of our trainers see our Trainers page

 

John Bolton

ChPP CITP PMP

John is an extremely experienced project and programme manager and an accomplished trainer and published author in a range of project management disciplines. He has worked in numerous industries across the world, including travel and transportation, education, health, construction trades, military, science and research and local and central government. He has had responsibility for multi million pound budgets and a project & programme management practice with c30 staff. Since 2005 John has been at the forefront of project manager development, training and education being the owner of Parallel Project Management Limited a leading provider of these services across industry and geographic sectors.

Sam HillsSam Hills ★★★★★ Would highly recommend using Parallel Project Training. They have supported me in my journey to achieving my APM PMQ.The presentations and podcasts that they provide are informative and easy to understand. Compared to other training providers they are also one of the cheapest around.AaronAaron ★★★★★ Excellent course and really well led by Tyrone. Great method of getting the key information across and really informative.Richard NurseRichard Nurse ★★★★☆ APM PMQA well run and thought through course. The online portal, with videos and learning material was a great benefit along side the teams sessions.Our trainer, Carmen, was very knowledgeable and helpful. She put time aside to help answer questions, review work of our allotted sessions which was really appreciated.A slight frustration for me was that the paper work didn't always match the slides we were looking at, and the study guide arrived after our first days learning. But overall a very well run course.Many thanks,RichardRico CraigieRico Craigie ★★★★★ Amazing course and highly recommended. Carmen was very knowledgeable and easy to understand in order to pass the APM PMQ exam.Tom MurphyTom Murphy ★★★★★ Excellent training delivered by Paul Naybour; would recommend to anyone pursuing APM qualificationsNosherwan AliNosherwan Ali ★★★★★ I can highly recommend Parallel Project training for the preparation of the APM certification. The trainer are highly skilled and take huge effort in working with each individual to prepare for the exam (Thank you Carmen for you huge support and going the extra mile!). Their online platform includes very helpful videos and their prep questions trains you well for the assessment criteria.Absolute worth it!Ben DoughtyBen Doughty ★★★★☆ I complete the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification through online webinars and exam. The learning materials were high quality and delivery was very professional. The tutor was extremely well prepared and use analogies, case studies and real world examples to help make the course engaging.If you want to get an APM Fundamentals Certificate and your company uses the APM system for project management, then this course is a good introduction. However, the content is largely about the APM words for different aspects of project management and you are tested, not on your PM skill, but your ability to remember a specific set of terminology. This led to a lot of "teaching to exam" rather than developing any skills. This course lacks depth and does not develop Project Management skills.Christopher GreenChristopher Green ★★★☆☆ I completed the APM qualification 5 days over 5 weeks and I found this to be better way due to work commitments etc. Our trainer Carmen was very knowledgeable and I found the first 4 days of the course very beneficial. Unfortunately the final day which was used for revision didn't suit my learning style and I came away feeling more unprepared. Instead of going over all the content we have already learnt and answering any questions we just kept going over 'possible' questions and answers which really didn't work for me. I also found the exam questions to be very different to the ones we have spent time on practicing, so again seemed like a waste.Thomas MadathiparampilThomas Madathiparampil ★★★★★ Attended the APM PFQ training & certification - One of the best trainings I have been in, the instructor (Jan Underdown) was very knowledgeable on the subjects due to her immense real-life experience in project management, very articulate and took time to ensure everyone understood the concepts.Nicola EvansNicola Evans ★★★★★ Parallel Project Training provide a well-structured course, enabling an in depth understanding of project management methodologies, structures and challenges to overcome. The tutor (Jan Underdown) balanced the course well and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The online service is exceptional!Leigh HaywoodLeigh Haywood ★★★★★ Would highly recommend this course. Very well led, Jan skill fully balanced the breadth of syllabus in a pace that was manageable for the 5 week course.Amanda LAmanda L ★★★★★ Brilliant. Great support and presented very wellMartyna MasiewiczMartyna Masiewicz ★★☆☆☆ The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) course was very chaotic to say the least. The training provider spent way too much time making kitchen analogy to illustrate structural breakdown and then ended up rushing through the rest of the course and I feel like she missed important bits that we were asked about in the exam.Rebecca UnwinRebecca Unwin ★★★★★ Took the virtual APM PMQ 6-week course with Paul Naybour. The course was conveniently timed to fit around the day job. Paul is hugely knowledgeable and supportive, teaching both PM principles and exam technique. Highly recommend to others with or without previous project management experience.Jon CumminsJon Cummins ★★★★★ Fantastic quality training by excellent tutors. Highly recommended.Mr JonesMr Jones ★★★★★ Parallel training is an exemplary company, from the customer service, to the study material, and the course itself.Fully recommend, thank you Michelle and Paul.Cam WoodhouseCam Woodhouse ★★★★★ I heartily recommend Parallel's APM PMQ 8 week virtual course. Its not an easy exam, however the tutors at Parallel ensure you have the knowledge and tips to pass. The tips and advice on how to pass the exam were invaluable and compliment the online lessons, text books, podcasts and homework.Karolis SerenasKarolis Serenas ★★★★★ I've done the self study course for the APM PMQ certification. The study guide from parallel was pretty comprehensive and sample exam questions and answers really help in rounding out the full understanding of the exam. They also provide podcasts and video lessons.And they mark your sample answers on their online platform.I've had 2 webinars with Paul and he was really helpful at explaining how to answer the exam questions and great at running the webinars (quite funny too). In the end I passed my PMQ and would recommend this provider. But to anyone doing the course it is quite difficult if you do it as self study. I would definitely advise to go for a tutor led course if possible.Saad JanjuaSaad Janjua ★★★★★ Excellent service provided. The trainers are qualified and well informed. I would recommend.Victoria OddieVictoria Oddie ★★★★★ Very Professional and supportive organisation - coached me through my ChPP and I passed!Richard SayellRichard Sayell ★★★★☆ Very professional and thorough preparation given to me as part of a successful ChPP application process to the APM. Thank you for the support and guidance in the overall process.Costanza BellingeriCostanza Bellingeri ★★★★★ I took an APM PMQ course through Parallel in the past few weeks and I was very happy about the quality of the training material (varied and suitable for all kinds of learning. There were videos, podcasts, printed material). I was especially impressed by the ability of the instructor, she was engaging, organized and super efficient, which helped me as well with my mental organization for the exam.Highly recommended!siris sirissiris siris ★★★★★ Paul Naybour is an amazing tutor and explained the concepts very well and given continued support through out the course duration. The 6 week course of APM PMQ helped quite alot to manage office work, personal life balance and course study. The weekly assignments through out the course study helped to understand the contents much better. Thank you so much for all your help.Ben HeathBen Heath ★★★★★ I have just completed the PMQ qualification over 10 weeks. I found studying using this format really beneficial as it gave more time to really understand the content and prepare for the exam. I would recommend Parallel Training to anyone who is looking for a training provider to study the APM qualifications with.Deborah MottaDeborah Motta ★★★☆☆ The training was fantastic but the mock up didn't help at all.The exam questions are way more difficult.I completely disagree with the statement on the APM page: "No prior knowledge or experience is required for this qualification".Irine CheptooIrine Cheptoo ★★★★★ Good training service offered for professionals. Would 100% recommend.Shane MussellShane Mussell ★★★★★ Great packages available and very well ran with lots of useful feedback throughout. Highly recommended and yes I'll be back for more :)Sharon HerkesSharon Herkes ★★★★★ I'm always sceptical about online reviews of companies but the reviews for Parallel Project Training convinced me to opt for them and I'm very glad I did. The course trainer, Michelle Greaves, was excellent and delivered the online course extremely well. I did the PMQ spread over three weeks to give myself more time to absorb the information. It was well paced, clearly communicated and she used real world examples to help you understand the concepts you were learning. She made the sessions very inclusive in a way that enabled her to check our understanding and to pick up any areas we needed to focus on. From the beginning of the course she guided us in terms of exam technique and how we needed to answer questions which was very helpful for someone who's not taken an exam in over 20 years! The speed with which she turned around our practice assignments was impressive and her feedback really helped with understanding what needed improvement. I'd definitely recommend the company and, in particular, choosing a course delivered by Michelle!Heather MccraeHeather Mccrae ★★★★★ Thanks John for all the support and training provided, I am pleased to comment the delivery method was excellent and all via on-line. I appreciated the fast turnaround of feedback, coaching and support provided throughout the process. I would strongly recommend this to others.T TilaT Tila ★★★★★ Great course, provided in a professional and easy to navigate platform with forums to ask questions and feedback.Rob MashfordRob Mashford ★★★★★ Parallel Project training were employed by my employer to support me through the ChPP application. Great support through what could have been a challenging and complex process. All carried out virtually which saved a lot of travel time.Mike FossMike Foss ★★★★★ Achieved by ChPP accrediation first time...with excellent support from PPT. ThanksOkunrin MetaOkunrin Meta ★★★★★ The instructor is very methodical, the delivery method was online and it worked very well (fist time online for me). The instructors are very accessible too. overall experience was very pleasant.Daniel PollittDaniel Pollitt ★★★★★ The support provided by John at Parallel Project Training was excellent, exceeding my initial expectations. They adopt a very personalised approach that really focused on my development.js_loader
About London

About London

London, the capital city of England, needs little introduction. Located in the South-east of the country, on the banks of the river Thames and just 50 miles upstream from its estuary with the North Sea. The city can trace its roots back as far as Roman times and offers a wealth of incredible architecture. From iconic “Big Ben” to the imposing Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey to the London Eye and the incredible panoramic views that it offers over the South Bank and the rest of the city, London draws a significant number of visitors every year. Its number of hotels, things to see and do and of course its transport links make it an ideal location to attend a project management course.

London is served by a very wide-ranging transport network, making it a very accessible city. London has 6 airports, all of which are linked to the city centre with good public transport links. These airports link London not only to other cities within the UK but also to Europe and the rest of the world, with flights arriving continually – around 128,000 passengers use Heathrow every day. As the centre of an extensive travel network London is served by four main train lines which link it to every corner of the UK. St Pancras International Station also links London to France and further afield via the Eurostar train.

National Express coaches run regularly to London from cities all over the UK as well, and from the coach station, there are plenty of public transport options to travel across the city.

London is also easy to reach by road. The M1, M3, M4, M11, M20, M25 and M40 motorways are all in or near London and connect it to the rest of the country in all directions. If you are considering driving to London, however, it is worth reading up on both the congestion charge and the low emissions zone, both of which are in operation within the city centre.

 

 

Where to Stay

Many project management courses can last several days, so finding local accommodation is a good idea. You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to hotels in London.

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, 200 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7UT

The Park Plaza is located right in the heart of London, and a short walk of under 10 minutes away from two underground stations. There is onsite parking however, this is very expensive. The rooms have all been decorated to a very high standard and benefit from all the amenities you would expect from a 4-star hotel. There is free wifi throughout, and the hotel has a 24-hour business centre and meeting rooms which can be hired for training courses. Its central location places it near to plenty of restaurants and places of interest.

Hyatt Regency Stratford, 10A, Chestnut Plaza, London E20 1GL

The Hyatt Regency is situated about 5 miles from the centre of the city, but within close proximity to several stations. Reasonably priced onsite parking is also available. The hotel has its own restaurant, a fitness centre and a wealth of business facilities, including meeting rooms and a business centre. Its central location and proximity to public transport, as well as its good range of business services, make this a very good option for a training course where you want to keep everything in one location.

Melia White House Hotel, Albany St, London NW1 3UP

Another centrally located hotel, the Melia White House Hotel, is a 12-minute walk from London Euston Station, and 2 minutes from the nearest underground station. This is an eco-friendly hotel, participating in EarthCheck, with electric car charging points for those guests with electric cars who choose to drive to the hotel. Most electric vehicles are exempt from congestion charges within the city. With its own small shopping centre and a range of business services including a number of meeting rooms, the hotel is a great base for any type of training course.

Things To Do

You are sure to want to take advantage of the range of opportunities that London offers whilst you stay here for a project management training course.

Restaurants in London

London is well known for its range of incredible restaurants, and you are certain to find almost every type of cuisine you can imagine here. There are over 100 restaurants in London’s Chinatown (located in the City of Westminster, with Soho to the north and west and Theatreland to the south and east). It is also home to over 70 restaurants with Michelin stars, and The Harwood Arms (Walham Grove, SW6 1QJ) is the only pub in London with a Michelin star.

Amongst the most popular Michelin star restaurants that you may want to consider are Hélène Darroze at The Connaught (in Mayfair at 16 Carlos Place, W1K 2AL) for a more traditional French menu, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal (in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel at 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA) for a very modern twist, and Restaurant St Barts (in Smithfield at 63 Bartholomew Close, EC1A 7BF) where the menu focuses on foraged ingredients.

If, however, you would like to find somewhere a little more unusual to eat, then Inamo in Covent Garden, home of the world’s first interactive ordering service where menus are beamed directly onto the table, is sure to delight with its Asian fusion food.

Entertainment

London’s West End is well known all over the world for its concentration of theatres and is a great place to take in one of the many shows that are on in London. From musicals, both operatic and rock, dramas and plays, the West End of London has been home to some incredible long running titles over the years, including The Phantom of the Opera and Agatha Christies The Mousetrap – the world’s longest-running play, with over 28,915 shows under its belt at the last count.

As you might imagine, the social scene in London is a thriving one with a range of pubs, wine bars, and clubs to be found throughout the city centre and its outskirts.

As a major tourist attraction, it is also home to a wide variety of different attractions, and you may want to try and squeeze at least a few into any spare time that you have. Popular choices include The London Eye, at Riverside Building SE1 7PB, for its great vistas across the city, Buckingham Palace, Harrods Department Store, St Pauls Cathedral and Tower Bridge.