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APM Introductory Cert in Project Management

Duration: 2 days
Provider: Hemsley Fraser
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This programme is designed to give delegates a sound and practical introduction to the key issues in project management and to prepare them for the one hour multiple-choice examination, held at the end of the programme. The APM's excellent Study Guide for this Certificate is provided to all delegates and is their personal copy to keep for future reference.

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The importance of Project Management in the workplace is growing. Employers in all sectors and industries are looking for good project management skills to speed up innovation and effectively manage change initiatives.
Designed For
The APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management is a basic or 'entry level' qualification and is particularly suitable for:
  • Those who are new to the project management.
  • Project team members with no project management training who would like to understand standard project management terminology and who wish to obtain the APM Introductory Certificate.


No previous knowledge or skills are needed. Although pre-reading will be required before attending the course
By the end of this programme you will be able to:
  • Understand project management terminology.
  • Identify the project management processes and documentation.
  • Describe breakdown structures.
  • Understand critical path analysis as a management tool.
  • Describe the main elements of risk management.
  • Define project control requirements.
  • Identify basic change management techniques.
  • Appreciate the need to manage project stakeholders.
Introduction to Project Management
  • A Project or a programme
  • Project environment
  • Project life cycle
  • Project success criteria
  • Project strategy and the project management plan
  • Organisational and stakeholders' management

Defining and planning a project
  • Requirements of the project business case/initiation
  • Work content and scope management
  • Estimating of activities and costs
  • Scheduling of the project activities
  • Management of resources
  • Management of risks
  • Management of quality
  • Importance of communications in a project
  • Define characteristics of a team

Delivering and Controlling Projects
  • Measuring and monitoring of project performance
  • Change control procedures
  • Configuration management
  • Definition of project procurement
  • Nature of conflict management

Project Closure
  • Handover
  • Post project evaluation review

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