A 2-day workshop designed to introduce people to a structured approach to planning, managing and controlling a project. The course prepares delegates to sit the APM Introductory Certificate examination, which is scheduled at the end of the second day.
All delegates enrolled on virtual course bookings receive a hard copy of course materials sent to a preferred postal address.
Sole Supplier to the Scottish Government
Individuals currently working for less than 12 months as project managers, team leaders and those working on the periphery of projects and project management will benefit from attendance.
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
Approximately 14 hours of pre-course reading. The document is provided prior to the workshop.
During the syndicate activities delegates will produce various documents required to plan, monitor and control any project. They will have ample opportunities to discuss their findings, their understanding of the processes and their approach to project management. Throughout the workshop additional information will be given to ensure syndicates cover the objectives of each session. Individual exercises will also be used to consolidate subjects taught. At the end of the course, delegates will have the opportunity to sit a 1 hour multiple choice examination leading to the APM Introductory Certificate.
Assessment will be through a 60 question multiple choice examination taken over 1 hour. The assessment will cover the principles of Project Management including:
- Planning and scheduling
- Quality management
- Resource management
- Risk management
- Issue management
During the workshop, delegates will work on a project scenario in syndicates. Sessions will include the following topics:
- Introduction to Project Management
- Project lifecycle
- Project management approach
- Project context
- Project organisation structure
- Stakeholder analysis
- Project reporting and reviews
- Introduction to Project Management Documentation
- Business case
- Project management plan
- Breakdown structures
- Work breakdown structure
- Product breakdown structure
- Organisational breakdown structure
- Cost breakdown structure
- Detailed Planning
- Critical path analysis
- Gantt chart
- Resource histogram
- People Management and Teams
- Belbin's team types
- Team Development
- Monitoring and Control Procedures
- Change control
- Configuration management
Dates & Locations
|Virtual Class||15/06/21 09:00||Days 2||£795.00|
|Virtual Class||09/08/21 09:00||Days 2||£795.00|
|Virtual Class||06/12/21 09:00||Days 2||£795.00|