ELCAS Introduction to Project Management (PFQ) Live Online / Classroom

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    ELCAS Introduction to Project Management. Start your career in project management with our highly regarded two day PFQ (APM Project Fundamentals Qualification) course. No project management experience is required. Our courses are delivered from our Live Virtual Classroom and also at our Southampton-Solent classroom venue (between Portsmouth & Southampton).

    About ELCAS Introduction to Project Management (PFQ) Live Online / Classroom

    ELCAS Introduction to Project Management PFQ – £763


    ELCAS Provider: 4030

    APM Accredited Training Provider

    ELCAS Introduction to Project Management

    About this ELCAS Introduction to Project Management course

    This qualification is offered by IPSO FACTO and is one of several courses registered on the ELCAS scheme. For options to combine this ELCAS Introduction to project management with other qualifications, go to the ELCAS Resettlement page.

    No prior knowledge or experience is required for this qualification.

    The course offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology and is for those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of project management.

    The syllabus assesses the key elements of the project management lifecycle and covers knowledge areas from the APM Body of Knowledge including:

    • Planning and scheduling
    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Resource management
    • Project risk management
    • Project reviews

    Target Audience

    You’re considering a career in project management but have no real experience.

    You have no experience in project management, and this ELCAS Introduction to project management qualification is the perfect choice to combine with either Agile Project Management, PRINCE2, APM PMQ or Change Management.


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    The PFQ exam

    Your APM PFQ exam will be taken online using Surpass. We will book your online exam to take place starting between 15:00 and 16:00 on day two of your course. The exam will be booked seven days before the exam date, where you will be sent an email invitation from Surpass to test your equipment. This will allow you plenty of time to test your equipment, identify and resolve any issues.

    Its important that you carry out the tests straight away, as you will be charged by the APM to make alterations to your exam booking within five days of your exam. You must test the equipment you’ll be using for the exam.

    An email invitation to take the exam will be sent 3 days before your exam date. If you are expecting an email to test your equipment or take the exam please check you spam. Contact the APM or IPSO FACTO if you have any concerns.

    The exam

    • 60 multiple choice questions
    • To be answered in 60 minutes
    • Pass mark: 60%

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    *** Important information about preparing for APM online exams


    ELCAS Introduction to Project Management course link

    For detailed information about the resettlement process please go to: www.enhancedlearningcredits.com 

    ELCAS funding includes

    • Course training
    • PFQ Exam
    • Course Materials

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    Book a place on this course

    Step 1:   Read the course outline, select location and date from the drop down lists. Click “Make enquiry button”, complete the form. Note our ELCAS number, course title, course date and course location for your resettlement forms.

    Step 2:   We’ll email you with a detailed acknowledgement of the course, and reserve a place. In addition, we’ll invoice the costs including your contribution, and include our terms and conditions.

    Step 3:   On receipt of your payment contribution, we’ll email joining instructions. There are no pre-course materials for the course.


    Useful Links

    Link to IPSO FACTO on the APM website
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    Aim & Objectives

    Course Aims

    •  To provide fundamental awareness of project management terminology
    •  To prepare for and pass the PFQ exam

    Course Objectives

    By the end of this course you will be able to:
    •  Identify the key elements of the project management life cycle
    •  Communicate using the language of project management
    •  Identify the structure of a successful project
    •  Take an active part in a project team
    •  Make a positive contribution to any project environment

    Course Content

    • Project management and the operating environment
    • Project lifecycles
    • The management structure by which projects operate
    • Project management planning
    • Project scope management
    • Scheduling and resource management
    • Risk management and issue management
    • Project quality management
    • Communication in the project environment
    • Principles of leadership and teamwork

    This Introduction to Project Management qualification using your ELCAS funding can be used to start a career in project management that ultimately takes you to become a Chartered Project Professional.

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