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Overview

This AMP accredited APM Introductory Certificate course is for candidates looking to gain knowledge and skills. This course will help candidates gain professional qualifications. APMP certificate is for those working in a project management focused environments looking to gain new attributes.

Exam Duration: 3 Hours

Closed-book

Out of 16 questions, 10 essay-based questions to be answered. Each question is of 50 marks.

The passing marks are 275 out of 500 (55%).

Audience

  • Project managers
  • Anybody interested in Project Management

Skills Gained

  • Consider and apply appropriate conflict management and negotiating techniques
  • Disparage the project context and actively manage the project stakeholders
  • Use critical path analysis techniques and manage resource conflicts
  • Contribute to the development of the business case
  • Appreciate the context and relevance of project change control processes
  • Recognize the importance of developing effective leadership skills and communication techniques
  • Prepare for the PMQ/APMP examination
  • Select and apply disparage project monitoring and control methods
  • Use a systematic approach to analyzing and planning a project
  • Apply work breakdown structures and map responsibilities
  • Appreciate business methods and lifecycle models for projects and project management
  • Differentiate between project management and program/portfolio management
  • Explain the purpose of a business case and the importance of it during the project life cycle
  • Define and scope a project and understand the context for projects in the Portfolio, Programme and Project environments
  • Understand and explain the necessary people skills appropriate for effective project management
  • Explain the principles of project management
  • Describe project management methods
  • Describe the principles of governance of Project Management
  • Describe the key contents and benefits of a stakeholder management plan
  • Describe typical leadership qualities and the impact of leadership on team motivation and performance
  • Appreciate business processes and lifecycle models for projects and project management
  • Select and apply appropriate project monitoring and control methods
  • Appreciate the project context and actively manage the project stakeholders
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
  • Gain the skills to create and maintain a new business acquisition cycle
  • Have knowledge of project management plan
  • Gain the skills to promote the professionalism in a project environment
  • Define scope in terms of outputs, outcomes, and benefits
  • Explain the process for creating and maintaining a schedule
  • List each stage in the risk management process
  • Explain the role and key responsibilities of the Project Manager
  • Define a project life cycle and associated phases
  • Define quality management

Prerequisites

Candidates do not require any previous knowledge prior attending the course.

Outline

Introduction

  • Project Lifecycle
  • Project Management Approach
  • Project Context
  • Project Organization Structure
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Project Reporting and Reviews
  • Business Case
  • Project Management Plan
  • Methods and Procedures
  • Risks & Issues
  • Detailed Planning
  • Networks
  • Estimating
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Gantt chart
  • Introduction to Program Management
  • People Management and Teams
  • Documentation
  • Change/Configuration Management
  • Quality
  • Monitoring and Control
  • Breakdown Structures
  • Conclusion
  • Risks
  • Handover
  • Closeout
  • Benefit Realization
  • Project Reporting
  • Project Reviews
  • Issues
  • Program Management
  • Team Management
  • Change Management
  • Configuration Management

Development Stage

  • An introduction to Project control
  • Manage reports and information
  • Managing Risk and issue
  • Understanding Health and safety
  • An overview of Quality management
  • Recognising configuration management and Change control

Interpersonal Skills

  • Communication
  • Conflict management
  • Delegation
  • Leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Teamwork

Integrative Management

  • Business case
  • Control
  • Information management
  • Organisation
  • Planning
  • Stakeholder management

Financial and Cost Management

  • Budgeting and cost control
  • Investment appraisal

Scope Management

  • Benefits management
  • Change control
  • Configuration management
  • Requirements management
  • Schedule Management
  • Resource scheduling
  • Time scheduling

Context and Governance

  • Differentiation between operational and project work
  • An overview of Portfolio and Program management
  • Understanding Project team roles
  • Explaining governance of a project during its life cycle

Concept Stage

  • Classifying and handling stakeholders
  • Generating a business case
  • Measuring project success and profits
  • Obtaining resources and contract management

Definition Stage

  • Requirements and scope management
  • Plan and resource management
  • Planning and cost management

Managing the Team

  • An introduction to Communication and Conflict management
  • Building and leading the team

Project Handover and Closure

  • Discussing Project handover
  • Understanding Project reviews

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