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APM Project Risk Certificate Level 1

Course Details

Name APM Project Risk Certificate Level 1
DescriptionThe Association for Project Management (APM) is the UK’s leading professional body for Project Managers and the largest independent professional body of its kind in Europe.  It has over 15,000 individual and 400 corporate members throughout the UK and abroad.  Risk management is a distinct and specific area within the APM Body of Knowledge (APM BoK) and a key control function within any project or programme. All projects contain risks and the effective management of risk can have a significant impact on the success of projects. This course covers the benefits of managing project risks, the principles including the process and its application, organisational and control aspects. The exam syllabus is primarily based on the APM BoK, the APM PRAM Guide, and BS6079 Parts 1 & 3. Please note that it is recommended that you do 15 hours pre reading before attending.  We need to send out a hardback copy of the pre course reading material, that will take up to 72 hours to arrive.  Please leave time when booking. Prerequisites Project and programme managers who are involved in project risk management at any level, hold the Association for Project Management  APMP qualification, or have a good understanding of project management and a basic understanding of the fundamental concepts of project risk management. Delegates will learn how to State the key principles of risk management Write good risk descriptions Plan effective risk reduction actions Use a wide range of techniques to keep the process active Apply risk management at both the project and portfolio (programme) level Apply quantitative assessment techniques to project schedules  
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Overview

A significant characteristic of any project is that it is subject to high degrees of uncertainty which translates to risk. The effective management of risk is recognised as a major factor for success on any project. This two day course covers the benefits of managing project risks, and the principles underpinning effective risk management, including the process and its application, organisational and control aspects. 

The exam syllabus is primarily based on the APM BoK, the APM PRAM Guide, and BS6079 Parts 1 & 3.

The Association for Project Management (APM) is the UK's leading professional body for Project Managers and as such the APM Risk management Qualification is recognised as a valuable asset for any project or programme manager.

What's included?

  • Pre-Course Reading
  • Exam

Learning Objectives

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

  • state the key principles of risk management
  • understand the need for and be able to write good risk descriptions
  • plan effective risk reduction actions
  • use a wide range of techniques to keep the process active
  • apply risk management at both the project and portfolio (programme) level
  • apply quantitative assessment techniques to project schedules

Pre-Requisites

Delegates should have a good understanding of project management and a basic understanding of the fundamental concepts of project risk management. Ideal candidates for this course include those who are involved in project risk management at any level and, or hold the Association for Project Management APMP qualification.

Course Content

The course uses project scenarios and case-studies supported by accelerated-learning techniques to ensure that theory is embedded and delegates feel confident in the practical application of effective project risk management.

The course covers the following syllabus areas:

  • Overview of project risk management
  • Initiation - Define and Focus
  • Risk identification
  • Qualitative risk analysis
  • Risk planning, assessment and reporting
  • Programme and corporate risk management
  • Quantitative risk analysis including advanced quantitative risk analysis
  • Human and cultural dimension in risk management

London - International House

Description:

Location:

International House
3rd Floor
1 St Katharines Way
London
E1W 1UN

 

Directions:

International House is a premier training centre located close to Tower Bridge, between St Katharine Dock and the Tower of London.


Car parking

The nearest car park is the NCP at Whitechapel High Street.

Rail

  • London Fenchurch Street Rail – 12 minute walk
  • London Cannon Rail – 20 minute walk
  • London Bridge Rail – 25 minute walk 

Tube

  • Tower Gate Way -  8 minute walk 
  • Tower Hill – 10 minute walk
  • Aldgate - 15 minutes walk  
  • Aldgate East – 17 minute walk
  • Monument – 18 minute walk 
  • Bank - 22 minute walk  
  • London Bridge Underground – 25 Minute walk

Buses

Routes 42, 78 and RV1 use the Tower of London stop (TL) on St. Katharine’s Way, just outside International House.

Delegates are provided with pre-course reading prior to attending the course. The successful interaction on the course will be enhanced by close attention to the pre-reading materials. It is recommended that candidates spend 15 hours working through the pre-reading.

APM Risk Certificate Level 1 Examination

The examination will take place at 16:00 on the second day of the course.

Key exam information:

  • One hour long
  • Closed book
  • 60 multiple-choice questions
  • 50% pass mark

Throughout the APM Risk Certificate Level 1, delegates will be exposed to numerous examples of examination questions. We will undertake a number of exercises and 'question-and-answer' sessions that will help to consolidate the learning, thereby ensuring that delegates are more than adequately prepared for the final examination.

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