APM Introductory Certificate PFQ

2 days


Course Introduction

APM Project Fundamentals Qualification is a two-day course. This course provides knowledge about project management. By getting this knowledge, delegates can focus on applying principles on efficient decision-making, significances and generating success. The candidates will learn about pragmatic skills and methods essential for efficient project delivery.

  • Learn About Pragmatic Skills And Methods Essential For Efficient Project Delivery
  • Learn About Project Management Planning and Scope Management
  • Manage Risks and Issues
  • Learn from Certified Manager
  • Training in APMP leads to Higher Salaries


This course is designed for delegates who wish to gain the knowledge of project management. It is also perfect for project managers as a pre-cursor to advanced certification such as the APMP PMQ.

Skills Gained

The delegates will learn about:

  • The difference between a project and operational work.
  • Management structure which helps in projects operate.
  • Project management planning and scope management
  • Scheduling and resource management
  • Risk and issue management
  • Project quality management
  • Managing communication in the project environment
  • Importance of stakeholder management
  • Teamwork and leadership principles


This course is for everyone and no prerequisite required.

Course Outline

Project Management and the Operating Environment

  • Differentiation between a project and business
  • Purpose and essential elements of project management
  • Profits of efficient Project Management
  • Portfolio and Programme Management
  • The PESTLE acronym and Project environment
  • Phases of project life cycle
  • Roles and responsibilities of project manager,

Project Management Planning

  • Objectives of a business case
  • Content of a business case
  • Purpose of a project management plan
  • Production of a project management plan
  • An overview of Stakeholders, stakeholder management and stakeholder analysis
  • Understanding approaches such as analytical, comparative, parametric, estimating funnel,
  • Recognising success criteria, success factors and the use of KPIs
  • Objectives and profits of project reporting
  • An overview of Project scope management
  • Understanding product and work breakdown structures and Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM) with RACI
  • An introduction to configuration management and change control
  • Methods of scheduling such as critical path analysis, Gantt (bar) charts, baselines and milestones
  • Understanding resource management
  • Obtaining within the environment of project management
  • Understanding Risk management and issue management
  • An overview of Project risk management process
  • Use of a risk register
  • Issue and issue management and the use of an issue log


  • An overview of communication methods
  • Obstacles to effective communication
  • The communication plan
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Role of project team leader
  • Teamwork models

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Kent Maidstone2 1425 £1425 2019-12-12
Kent Maidstone2 1425 £1425 2019-12-12
Midlands Birmingham2 1425 £1425 2019-12-12
Midlands Birmingham2 1425 £1425 2019-12-12
Virtual Virtual2 1425 £1425 2019-12-19
Merseyside Liverpool2 1425 £1425 2019-12-19
Merseyside Liverpool2 1425 £1425 2019-12-19
London London2 1425 £1425 2019-12-19
London London2 1425 £1425 2019-12-19
Virtual Virtual2 1425 £1425 2019-12-19
Yorkshire Leeds2 1425 £1425 2020-01-02
Virtual Virtual2 1425 £1425 2020-01-16
London London2 1425 £1425 2020-03-05
Virtual Virtual2 1425 £1425 2020-03-05
London London2 1425 £1425 2020-04-02
Virtual Virtual2 1425 £1425 2020-04-02
Hampshire Southampton2 1425 £1425 2020-04-23
Virtual Virtual2 1425 £1425 2020-05-14