Training for APM Project Management qualifications


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Describes Association for Project Management (APM) qualifications and courses from the Management Skills Centre to acquire them.

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  • Training for APM Project Management qualifications

    1. 1. Training courses in Project Managementfor APM qualifications
    2. 2. What do you look for in a goodproject management course? Individual tailoring to meet the special interests of each delegate. Emphasis on interpersonal skills - people before process. Extensive exam preparation - to reduce worries and develop confidence. Covering all the basic skills and knowledge required for project success.
    3. 3. Anything else? Flexible modular courses - don’t have to take a week off work. Excellent value for money. Trainers have extensive project management experience as well as teaching expertise.
    4. 4. Can the Management SkillsCentre provide this? Yes, it can. It presents courses leading to qualifications from the Association for Project Management (APM) - the UK home of project professionals. The MSC is an APM Accredited Training Provider with 12 years experience of providing APM courses.
    5. 5. Why take APM qualifications? APM has over 19,000 members and 500 corporate members, making it the largest professional body of its kind in Europe. APM’s qualifications are recognised abroad via International Project Management Association(IPMA) Certification. APM has applied for Chartered status.
    6. 6. What are the benefits of anAPM qualification? They build up your portfolio/cv and increase career options. Increasingly, professionals are turning to the APMP qualification to provide an edge in the employment market. APMP can potentially help you to earn up to £10,000 more per year. (Arras People Salaries and Day Rates Review for PPM Practitioners 2011)
    7. 7. Which APM qualification isright for you? Introductory Certificate - no experience or knowledge required. APMP - the foundation-level qualification covering the fundamentals of professional management of projects. APMP with prior learning - fast-track route to the APMP for those with the PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification. Practitioner - practical assessment of p.m. skills.
    8. 8. Examination-based qualifications Training Coverage of the Exam type Exam Date of exam (days) APM Body of length Knowledge (BoK) (hours)Introductory 2 27 areas Multiple 1 At end ofCertificate choice second day of courseAPMP 5 37 areas Essay 3 During sixth based day of courseAPMP - 3 25 areas Essay 2 During fourthwith prior based day of courselearning
    9. 9. How do I find out more? The Management Skills Centre website: Any queries - please ring 01892 506872 or e-mail The APM website:
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