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APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)

Course Details

Name APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)
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£2066.00 +vat
was £2095.00
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This course runs on: 7th-10th Oct 28th-29th Oct


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  • Pass Guarantee - includes free exam retake (must be taken within 6 months of attending the course). Delegates must also have attended all 6 days in the classroom to be elligible to resit the exam.
  • This 6-day course is specifically structured to provide greater opportunity for reflection and exam revision. The training is delivered over 4 days, which is followed by a comprehensive Exam Prep Workshop (held approx 2 weeks after attendance on the classroom course).
  • The course offers additional time between the initial training and the workshop to review and revise course materials at your leisure
  • The preparation workshop element provides the ideal opportunity for you to complete practice papers and receive tutor feedback before sitting the exam.
  • The APMP exam is included in the course fee and is completed on the final afternoon of the workshop session.

The APM PMQ course is designed to provide a broad level of project management knowledge, giving existing or aspiring project management professionals all the information they need to have confidence in approaching the management of projects.

This fully accredited course is aligned to the Association for Project Management’s Project Management Qualification syllabus and exam. The content discusses the terminology, tools and techniques and extends to provide a deeper perspective, facilitating an understanding of the reasons for their use as well as the benefits of doing so.

APM PMQ is recognized internationally and provides a solid understanding of the current best practice methodology.

Through the use of an appropriate case study during the course, delegates will be able to apply what they learn, making use of the theory in a practical sense which allows for more effective learning and greater likelihood of implementation and improvement in the workplace.

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for project managers, project team members, other managers and all those who would benefit from exposure to best practice in project management.
• Existing Project Managers keen to experience best-practice as defined by the APM
• New project managers looking to add tools & techniques to their current project management skill set
• Project team members who wish to better understand the responsibilities and activities involved in project management
• Project team members who wish to progress into a career as a project manager

This includes a 4-day classroom course followed by a 2-day exam preparation workshop and exam. Please note that there is approximately 3-4 weeks between the classroom course and the exam preparation workshop in order to allow delegates to consolidate their learning .

Learning Objectives

Participants completing this course will be able to:
• Understand how organizations and projects are structured
• Follow and justify the project life cycle
• Evaluate the contexts and environments in which projects can be delivered
• Understand governance of project management and the use of structured methodologies
• Provide effective and appropriate communicationwithin aproject management
• Make use of the principles of leadership and teamwork
• Understand planning for success
• Define and Manage project scope effectively
• Produce a schedule and use resource management techniques
• Understand project procurement
• Successfully Identify and manage risks and issues
• Understand project quality management

Course Content

• Project context and environment
• Governance of project management and the use of structured methodologies
• Project life cycles
• How organisations and projects are structured
• Planning for Success
• Communication within project management
• Project scope management
• Schedule and resource management
• Project Procurement
• The principles of leadership and teamwork
• Risk management and issue management
• Project quality management

Bristol - Hilton Bristol


With excellent links to the M4 and M5 motorways, the Hilton Bristol hotel is ideally situated as both a leisure and business hotel. This Bristol hotel is just eight miles from Bristol's greatest attractions including ss Great Britain, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol Zoo and the city's business district.


Woodlands Lane
Bradley Stoke
BS32 4JF



Exit Bristol Airport and take the A38 for city center. At the Bedminster Bridge roundabout take the 3rd exit for the A38. Join the M32 then the M4. Leave the M4 at Junction 20 and join the M5. Exit the M5 at Junction 16. At the traffic lights, follow directions for Bradley Stoke. The hotel is visible on the left. At the roundabout take the 1st exit and then left, left and left again. This journey is 31km and takes 45 minutes.

To reach the hotel from M5 motorway, leave M5 at junction 16 and bear left onto slip road. At roundabout, travel onto the A38 Gloucester Road, sign posted for Bristol. At Aztec West round about, take 1st exit (hotel will be visible on left hand side). Turn left into Bradley Stoke Way and stay in left-hand lane at traffic lights. Take first left into Ashridge Road, the hotel is located immediately on the left hand side.

Please note that APM PMQ exams must be taken in the classroom and are not available via Proctor U.

The APM Project Management Qualification exam is taken at the end of the 2 day exam workshop. 

Candidates must answer 10 from 16 questions covering all 37 syllabus topics.

- 10 essay based questions each worth 50 marks
- 3 hours
- Closed-book
- Candidates require a minimum of 275 marks out of 500 (55%) to pass

Extensive examination practice and feedback is included in the workshop.

Please note that you will need to bring a photo ID for the exam.

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