APM - Project Fundamentals

Duration

Duration:

Only 1 Day

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

24/6/2024 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated APM Project Fundamentals course, you’ll gain foundational knowledge and learn the principles and concepts of project management, and how to implement the practice into your business to create a progressive and profitable environment.

In just 1 day, you’ll learn about the different project life cycles, roles and responsibilities within projects and the importance of communication within a project. You’ll also build knowledge in:

  • Leadership and teamwork within a project
  • Project risk and issue management in the context of a project
  • Project scope management, resource scheduling and optimisation in a project

At the end of this course, you’ll sit APM Project Fundamentals exam, and achieve your certification. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass the first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course the first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9 am – 5 pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day of quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in the Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 135,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

  • Section 1: Projects and project management
  • Section 2: Programme and portfolio management
  • Section 3: Life cycles (including: linear, iterative and hybrid life cycles)
  • Section 4: Reviews
  • Section 5: Implementing Strategy
  • Section 6: Stakeholder engagement
  • Section 7: Business case
  • Section 8: Success and benefits
  • Section 9: Procurement
  • Section 10: Scope management
  • Section 11: Estimating
  • Section 12: Scheduling
  • Section 13: Resource optimisation
  • Section 14: Deployment baseline (the Project Management Plan)
  • Section 15: Risk management
  • Section 16: Progress monitoring and reporting
  • Section 17: Issue management
  • Section 18: Quality management
  • Section 19: Change control
  • Section 20: Configuration management
  • Section 21: Teams
  • Section 22: Leadership
  • Section 23: Team development
  • Section 24: Communication

Exam Track

As part of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

APM Project Fundamentals exam

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Format: Multiple-choice
  • Passing score: 60%

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this accelerated course.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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"Effective way to gain certification. Would highly recommend to colleagues. Great location. Comfortable environment. Good food."
Nigel Hodges, Pyrus Consulting. (21/5/2024 (Tuesday) to 24/5/2024 (Friday))

"The instructor was extremely helpful and so were all the rest of the Firebrand staff in providing me with the right resources to succeed in this class"
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"The training facilities and trainers are fantastic."
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