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The attainment of accreditations offered by professional    bodies    such    as    the Association for Project Management (APM) is increasingly seen as a recognised indicator of competence in project management. PMQ is an internationally recognised knowledge-based qualification (IPMA Level D) that enables individuals to demonstrate their knowledge for successful delivery of projects.

Designed for

This course is designed for individuals who hold a current PRINCE2® Registered Practitioner qualification and are looking to broaden their knowledge and qualifications. Project Managers, Team Managers and Project Support members will benefit from attending the course by understanding many project management aspects that the PRINCE2® method does not cover in depth.


Learning Objectives

The key objectives of this course are to:

  • Build on project management context and knowledge gained from PRINCE2®
  • Understand the concepts, techniques and processes in PMQ for PRINCE2®
  • Appreciate business processes and lifecycle models for project management
  • Use critical path analysis techniques and manage resource conflicts
  • Select and apply appropriate project monitoring and control methods
  • Use a systematic approach to analysing and planning a project
  • Consider & apply appropriate conflict management & negotiating techniques
  • Appreciate the project context and actively manage the project stakeholders
  • Recognise the effective leadership and communication techniques

Course Content

PMQ topics relating to Context for Projects

  • Project management
  • Programme management
  • Porfolio management
  • Project context

Project lifecycles

PMQ topics relating to Corporate  Management

  • Organisation structure
  • Project office
  • Governance of project management
  • Health, safety and environment management

PMQ topics relating to  Procurement

  • Procurement
  • Negotiation

PMQ topics relating to Monitoring and Control

  • Budgeting and cost management
  • Earned value management
  • Information management and reporting

PMQ topics relating to Planning

  • Project success and benefits management
  • Requirements  management
  • Scope management
  • Scheduling
  • Resource management
  • Estimating

PMQ topics relating to People Management

  • Stakeholder  management
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Conflict Management

Exams & Certification

PMQ for PRINCE2® Practitioners Exam

  • Two hour closed-book, essay-style paper
  • Answer six from ten  questions  covering  25 APMBoK topics
  • The pass mark is 55%.


10 hours worth of pre reading

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Online Courses

You may prefer an online course if you are looking for a flexible and cost-effective solution. Online courses allow you to study at your own pace, at a time that suits you.

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