APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)

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APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)

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The Association for Project Management (APM) is the chartered body for the project profession and is the largest professional body of its kind in Europe. APM have developed a structured project management qualification path that covers all aspects of proje[...]

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About The Course

The Association for Project Management (APM) is the chartered body for the project profession and is the largest professional body of its kind in Europe. APM have developed a structured project management qualification path that covers all aspects of project management. The APM is regarded as the leading professional body in Project Management, offering a qualification scheme leading to internationally-recognised qualifications.

SkillPoint offers the following APM certifications:
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) formerly known as APMIC (APM Introductory Certificate)
• APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) formerly known as APMP (APM Professional)

The APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) (IPMA Level D, SCQF Level 7) is a knowledge-based qualification that allows candidates to demonstrate understanding of all elements of project management. Candidates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how these elements interact and how their project fits into their strategic and commercial environment.

The APM PMQ is aimed at current professionals from both the public and private sector involved in management of projects, wishing to achieve a broad level of project management knowledge in order to participate effectively in projects, ranging from individual assignments through to those working on large capital or change projects. If you are working in project management, the APM PMQ is a great benchmark on which to build your portfolio of skills.

The accredited APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) e-learning course fully prepares you for the examination. It is broken into bite-size sessions, combining leading-edge multimedia and interactive exercises for optimum enjoyment and knowledge retention. The APM e-learning courses and exams are aligned to the APM Body of Knowledge, current 6th version. It encompasses all areas of project management including budgeting and cost management, earned value management, leadership, negotiation, procurement, sponsorship and people management skills required to participate effectively in project management.

Registered PRINCE2® Practitioners would benefit from this course as well – APM PMQ will develop your knowledge and understanding beyond your learning from PRINCE2®, to help you grow into a committed and capable project professional. It prepares you to deliver project success in critical areas such as budgeting and cost management, conflict management, teamwork, earned value management, procurement and negotiation. Complimentary prior learning is recognised for registered PRINCE2® Practitioners through a different exam approach. Please see further information in ‘Official exam and accreditation’ section below.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to start the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) course, however, you should have some knowledge of project management discipline as the course is aimed at those who have at least two years’ project management experience. Also it is the ideal progression for anyone holding the APM Project Fundamentals (PFQ) qualification.

Course Modules

Syllabus has been divided into zones; the topics covered within each zone are as follows:

Green zone – Getting going
• Project management
• Programme management
• Portfolio management
Blue zone – Background
• Project life cycles
• Project context
• Reviews
• The project management plan (PMP)
Pink zone – People and projects
• Stakeholder management
• Organisation
• Project office
• Teamwork
• Leadership
• Communication
• Conflict management
• Roles
Purple zone – Planning
• Scope management
• Estimating
• Scheduling
• Resource management
• Earned value management
• Budgeting and cost management
Red zone – Stop and think
• Requirements management
• Project success and benefits management
• Procurement
• Negotiation
• Governance of a project
• Health, safety and environmental management
• Quality management
• Risk and issue management
• The business case
Orange zone – Information management and reporting
• Information management and reporting

All elements of the learning will be supported with exam-style questions and sample answers, and exercises that bring out key learning points and reinforce the learning of the core material

Duration

Course access duration is 12 months.
Approximate time required to complete modules – 27-30 hours. Once completed you can attempt the sample examination questions and undertake private study with the APM Body of Knowledge. We recommend that you set some time aside over a period of four to six weeks to complete the work. Please be advised the APM recommends between 70-80 hours preparation for the PMQ examination.

Official Exam & Accreditation

The Accreditation body is the Association for Project Management (APM).

Examination –
• paper-based exam format, available at various locations across the UK (this exam is not available online via Online Proctoring),
• consisting of 16 questions. Candidates must select and answer 10 from a total of 16 questions. Pass mark is 55% (based on answered 10 questions),
• examination duration – three hours,
• closed book examination.

Complimentary prior learning is recognised for registered PRINCE2® Practitioners through a different exam approach. Examination for registered PRINCE2® Practitioners is as follows –
• paper-based exam format, available at various locations across the UK (this exam is not available online via Online Proctoring),
• consisting of 10 questions. Candidates must select and answer 6 from a total of 10 questions. Pass mark is 55% (based on answered 6 questions),
• examination duration – two hours,
• closed book examination.

There is no re-certification requirement; the APM PMQ is a lifetime certification.

If the full package is purchased that includes official examination, please get in touch with SkillPoint when you are ready to take your exam. All course modules need to be completed and assessments passed prior to this stage. The exam must be taken within 12 months of purchase. We will provide location and date availability and make all the necessary arrangements once your selection has been confirmed.

Further Study & Career Options

An improved skill set will enable you to qualify for positions in project management. Adding APM PMQ to your CV proves you possess a broad level of project management knowledge required to participate effectively in variety of projects.

Professionals in the following job roles use the principles of project management: Project Managers, project team members and other professionals involved in the planning, delivery and closure of projects.

On successful completion of this course you could progress on to the globally-recognised PMP® certification to expand your project management knowledge and improve your job prospects further or AgilePM® Foundation certification to learn how to apply the agile methodology to your projects.

Please get in touch with SkillPoint advisor who will discuss your current situation and will provide the advice and guidance to help you create your own tailored learning journey.

Additional Information

The Association for Project Management (APM) have a membership scheme that offers project management professionals a wide range of content designed to help you excel in your professional roles and advance your careers. By joining APM, the chartered body for the project profession, you are publicly demonstrating your commitment to professionalism and your own continued professional development. You may apply for APM membership if you would like to become a member. Further information and pricing available here.

Purchase Notes

The ‘E-learning’ package includes:

  • the accredited e-learning course (12 months’ access),
  • tutor support (via phone and email),
  • mock exam simulator, and
  • SkillPoint course completion e-certificate.

The ‘E-learning + Exam’ package additionally includes:

  • the official exam (paper-based, at various locations across the UK) which must be taken within 12 months of purchase, and
  • the accredited certificate.

The link to the E-learning Portal and your login details are usually sent within 3 working hours after purchase (excl. Saturday and Sunday). This is sent to the email address that you use during purchase.

Please read the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of SkillPoint Ltd prior to the purchase

 

About The Course

The Association for Project Management (APM) is the chartered body for the project profession and is the largest professional body of its kind in Europe. APM have developed a structured project management qualification path that covers all aspects of project management. The APM is regarded as the leading professional body in Project Management, offering a qualification scheme leading to internationally-recognised qualifications.

SkillPoint offers the following APM certifications:
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) formerly known as APMIC (APM Introductory Certificate)
• APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) formerly known as APMP (APM Professional)

The APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) (IPMA Level D, SCQF Level 7) is a knowledge-based qualification that allows candidates to demonstrate understanding of all elements of project management. Candidates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how these elements interact and how their project fits into their strategic and commercial environment.

The APM PMQ is aimed at current professionals from both the public and private sector involved in management of projects, wishing to achieve a broad level of project management knowledge in order to participate effectively in projects, ranging from individual assignments through to those working on large capital or change projects. If you are working in project management, the APM PMQ is a great benchmark on which to build your portfolio of skills.

The accredited APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) e-learning course fully prepares you for the examination. It is broken into bite-size sessions, combining leading-edge multimedia and interactive exercises for optimum enjoyment and knowledge retention. The APM e-learning courses and exams are aligned to the APM Body of Knowledge, current 6th version. It encompasses all areas of project management including budgeting and cost management, earned value management, leadership, negotiation, procurement, sponsorship and people management skills required to participate effectively in project management.

Registered PRINCE2® Practitioners would benefit from this course as well – APM PMQ will develop your knowledge and understanding beyond your learning from PRINCE2®, to help you grow into a committed and capable project professional. It prepares you to deliver project success in critical areas such as budgeting and cost management, conflict management, teamwork, earned value management, procurement and negotiation. Complimentary prior learning is recognised for registered PRINCE2® Practitioners through a different exam approach. Please see further information in ‘Official exam and accreditation’ section below.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to start the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) course, however, you should have some knowledge of project management discipline as the course is aimed at those who have at least two years’ project management experience. Also it is the ideal progression for anyone holding the APM Project Fundamentals (PFQ) qualification.

Course Modules

Syllabus has been divided into zones; the topics covered within each zone are as follows:

Green zone – Getting going
• Project management
• Programme management
• Portfolio management
Blue zone – Background
• Project life cycles
• Project context
• Reviews
• The project management plan (PMP)
Pink zone – People and projects
• Stakeholder management
• Organisation
• Project office
• Teamwork
• Leadership
• Communication
• Conflict management
• Roles
Purple zone – Planning
• Scope management
• Estimating
• Scheduling
• Resource management
• Earned value management
• Budgeting and cost management
Red zone – Stop and think
• Requirements management
• Project success and benefits management
• Procurement
• Negotiation
• Governance of a project
• Health, safety and environmental management
• Quality management
• Risk and issue management
• The business case
Orange zone – Information management and reporting
• Information management and reporting

All elements of the learning will be supported with exam-style questions and sample answers, and exercises that bring out key learning points and reinforce the learning of the core material

Duration

Course access duration is 12 months.
Approximate time required to complete modules – 27-30 hours. Once completed you can attempt the sample examination questions and undertake private study with the APM Body of Knowledge. We recommend that you set some time aside over a period of four to six weeks to complete the work. Please be advised the APM recommends between 70-80 hours preparation for the PMQ examination.

Official Exam & Accreditation

The Accreditation body is the Association for Project Management (APM).

Examination –
• paper-based exam format, available at various locations across the UK (this exam is not available online via Online Proctoring),
• consisting of 16 questions. Candidates must select and answer 10 from a total of 16 questions. Pass mark is 55% (based on answered 10 questions),
• examination duration – three hours,
• closed book examination.

Complimentary prior learning is recognised for registered PRINCE2® Practitioners through a different exam approach. Examination for registered PRINCE2® Practitioners is as follows –
• paper-based exam format, available at various locations across the UK (this exam is not available online via Online Proctoring),
• consisting of 10 questions. Candidates must select and answer 6 from a total of 10 questions. Pass mark is 55% (based on answered 6 questions),
• examination duration – two hours,
• closed book examination.

There is no re-certification requirement; the APM PMQ is a lifetime certification.

If the full package is purchased that includes official examination, please get in touch with SkillPoint when you are ready to take your exam. All course modules need to be completed and assessments passed prior to this stage. The exam must be taken within 12 months of purchase. We will provide location and date availability and make all the necessary arrangements once your selection has been confirmed.

Further Study & Career Options

An improved skill set will enable you to qualify for positions in project management. Adding APM PMQ to your CV proves you possess a broad level of project management knowledge required to participate effectively in variety of projects.

Professionals in the following job roles use the principles of project management: Project Managers, project team members and other professionals involved in the planning, delivery and closure of projects.

On successful completion of this course you could progress on to the globally-recognised PMP® certification to expand your project management knowledge and improve your job prospects further or AgilePM® Foundation certification to learn how to apply the agile methodology to your projects.

Please get in touch with SkillPoint advisor who will discuss your current situation and will provide the advice and guidance to help you create your own tailored learning journey.

Additional Information

The Association for Project Management (APM) have a membership scheme that offers project management professionals a wide range of content designed to help you excel in your professional roles and advance your careers. By joining APM, the chartered body for the project profession, you are publicly demonstrating your commitment to professionalism and your own continued professional development. You may apply for APM membership if you would like to become a member. Further information and pricing available here.

Purchase Notes

The ‘E-learning’ package includes:

  • the accredited e-learning course (12 months’ access),
  • tutor support (via phone and email),
  • mock exam simulator, and
  • SkillPoint course completion e-certificate.

The ‘E-learning + Exam’ package additionally includes:

  • the official exam (paper-based, at various locations across the UK) which must be taken within 12 months of purchase, and
  • the accredited certificate.

The link to the E-learning Portal and your login details are usually sent within 3 working hours after purchase (excl. Saturday and Sunday). This is sent to the email address that you use during purchase.

Please read the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of SkillPoint Ltd prior to the purchase

 

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