APM Project Management Qualification PMQ Certification

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    IPSO FACTO has above average APM PMQ exam results. Our 5 day APM PMQ course has the added benefit of taking your exam on completion of the course, when you are ready. It is one of our most popular courses and is delivered in our live virtual classroom or on-site across the UK.

    About APM Project Management Qualification PMQ Certification

    APM Project Management Qualification – NEW 2024 Syllabus

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    About the APM Project Management Qualification

    IPSO FACTO’s APM Project Management Qualification course is delivered over 5 days, with the exam set when delegates are ready to take it. Our courses are delivered online with a professional APM accredited trainer with years of experience, and our team here to support you throughout.

    This is a knowledge based qualification covering 29 topics of project management content. By the end of the course you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how these elements interact and how your projects fit into your strategic and commercial environment. This bang up to date Project Management Qualification gives you certification that can be used around the world.


    A typical Project Management Qualification course

    All our courses are structured but informal. During the course you will be encouraged to ask questions and join in discussions – the more you get involved the more you will gain from the course. Our trainers have many years experience, and are happy to discuss and debate project management topics.


    Is this course for you?

    This APM Project Management Qualification is the perfect choice for those wishing to achieve a broad level of project management knowledge sufficient to participate in projects from individual assignments through to large capital projects. It would be beneficial to have been working in a project environment for 2 years or more.

    This course is ideal if:

    • You’re looking for a formal qualification to back up your project management experience.
    • You are an experienced project manager with no formal training.
    • You’ve completed the APM PFQ and or other project management qualifications and looking to improve your knowledge and certification.

    If you would like to discuss your circumstances, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


    Should you take the Project Management Qualification or Project Fundamentals Qualification?

    If you have significant experience working in a project environment then the Project Management Qualification could be a good choice. If you have little or no experience, it would be beneficial to attend our  PFQ first.

    Explore the APM’s list of qualifications. With 25 years experience we can discuss the best options for you. 01489 588453 or mail@ipsofacto.uk.com


    Assessment Form

    If you are considering joining this course please complete the assessment form.


    Prepare for the APM Project Management Qualification online exam

    Your trainer will support you throughout the course and prepare you for your exam. The information below will help you fully prepare for your online proctored APM PMQ exam.


    Course Includes

    • Links to recordings for each morning and afternoon session (Live Online sessions only).
    • Official APM PMQ eHandbook and training materials.
    • Online proctored exam fee (Take at any time).
    • eCertificate on passing the exam.
    • Our support throughout.

    Course Objectives

    By the end of this course you will be able to:

    • Apply knowledge of project management techniques in your projects
    • Understand the key components when setting up for success
    • Understand the important elements when preparing for change
    • Understand people and their behaviours
    • Understand the key components of planning and managing deployment

    APM Project Management Qualification New syllabus 2024

    Setting up for success

    1. Life cycles
    The ability to structure and organise change initiatives.

    2. Governance arrangements
    The ability to establish and maintain governance structures that define control of deployment for delivery of change initiatives, and that align with organisational practice.

    3. Sustainability
    The ability to balance the environmental, social, economic and administrative considerations that will impact a change initiative.

    4. Financial management
    The ability to enable financial resource for delivery and to plan and control the finances of change initiatives, as part of the organisation’s overall financial management, to ensure optimisation of the business case.

    5. Business case
    The ability to prepare, gain approval of, refine and update business cases that justify the initiation, investment and/or continuation of change initiatives in terms of benefits, costs and risks.

    6. Portfolio shaping
    The ability to set up portfolios to ensure efficient delivery of strategic objectives.

    Preparing for change

    7. Procurement
    The ability to secure the provision of resources, choosing strategies for obtaining best value from supply chains.

    8. Reviews
    The ability to manage progression through the life cycle of a change initiative.

    9. Assurance
    The ability to provide confidence to the governance board that a change initiative is on track to deliver the objectives and intended value.

    10. Capability development
    The ability to assess organisational maturity in relation to a change initiative and the wider organisation.

    11. Transition management
    The ability to manage the integration of the outputs of a change initiative into business-as-usual (BAU), ensuring that outputs enable delivery of the intended value.

    12. Benefits management
    The ability to identify and agree the benefits and determine how they will be measured, monitored and managed throughout a change initiative until they are realised.

    People and behaviours

    13. Stakeholder engagement and communication management
    The ability to work with people, both internally and externally, to build support to achieve intended outcomes.

    14. Conflict resolution
    The ability to identify, address and resolve differences between individuals and/or interest groups.

    15. Leadership
    The ability to empower and inspire others to deliver successful change initiatives by providing vision, direction, feedback and support, so that people can do their best work.

    16. Team management
    The ability to select, develop and manage individuals to create and sustain teams.

    17. Diversity and inclusion
    The ability to build and maintain an inclusive environment that embraces a diverse culture.

    18. Ethics, compliance and professionalism
    The ability to embody, promote and maintain a trusted profession and to navigate the cultural, legal and regulatory environment.

    Planning and managing deployment

    19. Requirements management
    The ability to prepare and maintain definitions of the requirements of change initiatives.

    20. Solutions development
    The ability to determine the optimal solution to satisfy agreed requirements.

    21. Quality management
    The ability to ensure that outputs are delivered in accordance with requirements.

    22. Integrated planning
    The ability to take forward the definition of outputs into detailed planning, incorporating multiple areas into the integrated project management plan.

    23. Schedule management
    The ability to undertake time-based planning with an emphasis on activities and resource.

    24. Resource management
    The ability to acquire and deploy internal and external resources.

    25. Resource capacity planning
    The ability to plan resource needs in line with the strategic direction of the organisation to ensure that resource utilisation is maintained at an appropriate level for optimal efficiency.

    26. Budgeting and cost control
    The ability to develop and agree budgets for change initiatives and understanding where costs fall over time.

    27. Contract management
    The ability to monitor and manage supplier performance.

    28. Risk and issue management
    The ability to identify and monitor risks (threats and opportunities); to plan and implement responses to those risks, and respond to issues that affect a change initiative.

    29. Change control
    The ability to manage variations and change requests in a controlled way.


    Question: What is the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)?

    Answer: The APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) is a comprehensive certification designed by the Association for Project Management (APM) to provide a thorough understanding of project management principles and practices. It is aimed at individuals who want to demonstrate their ability to manage projects effectively.

    Question: Who is the APM PMQ designed for?

    Answer: The APM PMQ is designed for project managers, team leaders, and other key personnel involved in the planning, implementation, and management of projects. It is suitable for those with some experience in project management who are looking to formalize their knowledge and skills.

    Question: What are the prerequisites for taking the APM PMQ?

    Answer: There are no formal prerequisites for taking the APM PMQ. However, it is recommended that candidates have some prior experience in project management or have completed introductory training in the subject.

    Question: What topics are covered in the APM PMQ syllabus?

    Answer: The APM PMQ syllabus covers a wide range of topics, including project planning, risk management, quality management, communication, leadership, teamwork, procurement, stakeholder management and much more. See syllabus above.

    Question: How is the APM PMQ assessed?

    Answer: The APM PMQ is assessed through a three-hour exam with a new format starting September 2024.

    Question: What study materials are available for the APM PMQ?

    Answer: Study materials for the APM PMQ include the APM Study Guide, eTextbook, online resources including video’s, practice questions provided by APM accredited training providers.

    Question: How can I prepare for the APM PMQ exam?

    Answer: To prepare for the APM PMQ exam, candidates should attend an accredited training course that includes pre-course preparation, professional training by an experienced trainer, post course research with practice exam questions. Consistent revision and understanding the application of concepts are key to success.

    Question: What are the benefits of obtaining the APM PMQ?

    Answer: Obtaining the APM PMQ demonstrates a high level of knowledge and competence in project management, enhances career prospects, provides a competitive edge in the job market, and may lead to increased earning potential.

    Question: How does the APM PMQ compare to other project management certifications?

    Answer: The APM PMQ is comparable to other well-known project management certifications like PMP (Project Management Professional) and PRINCE2 Practitioner. It focuses on a broad range of project management principles and is recognized for its comprehensive coverage of the subject.

    Question: Where can I find more information about the APM PMQ?

    Answer: More information about the APM PMQ can be found on the APM website and through APM accredited training providers. Prospective candidates can contact APM for additional guidance and support.


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