PM² Group - PM² Foundation

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

27/3/2023 (Monday)

Overview

This accelerated PM² Group course, is based on the official Open PM² Foundation Certified exam by the Open PM² Group and meets the exact standards and requirements of the Centre of Excellence in PM² (CoEPM²) of the European Commission.

The PM² course provides a solid theoretical foundation and guidelines on the practical application of project management processes, tools, and techniques. This unique course is particularly relevant for those organizations and people involved in international collaborative EU-funded projects, for those willing to apply for EU grants or any organisation interested in adopting a lean and efficient project management methodology.

Upon completion of the course, you will also be able to:

  • Make effective use of PM² for the management of projects
  • Understand the implementation of core project management processes
  • Effectively use the PM² Artefacts for initiating, defining the scope of a project and understanding how to manage it
  • Understand key project planning tools and techniques
  • Understand project scheduling and estimating, including Gantt Charts and network diagrams
  • Understand project budgeting and cost management.

At the end of this course, you’ll achieve your PM² Group certification.

Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology you’ll certify at twice the speed of traditional training and get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.

40% faster

Distraction-free environment

Audience

This course is ideal for project managers and aspiring project managers. It is also relevant to other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects, including project board members (e.g. senior responsible owners), team managers (e.g. product delivery managers), project assurance (e.g. business change analysts), project support (e.g. Project and Programme Office personnel), and operational line managers/staff. In addition to:

  • People involved in international collaborative EU funded projects
  • Project Managers
  • Project Team Members
  • Team Managers

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 first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course 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 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day 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 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 100,000 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

PM² Group

The standard training path that candidates need to follow in order to access the Certification consists of the following modules:

  • C1: PM² Essentials, project management methodology (eLearning module available on EU-learn and EU-academy).
  • C2: PM² in Practice: a two-day training that focuses on all details of the methodology and includes hands-on exercises.
  • C3: Managing Risks: a one-day training on the managing of risks which also includes practical exercises.
  • C4: a one-day training on managing requirements and stakeholders.

Exam Track

At the end of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

PM² Group

  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Format: This is a ‘closed book’ exam. Proctored or invigilated.
  • Passing score: There are 100 questions, each worth 1 mark. Pass mark 70 marks You will need to get 70 questions correct (70%) to pass the exam.
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian and German.
  • Domains: - include percentages

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

Before attending this accelerated course, you should ideally have some work experience on projects. Pre-read material is provided prior to the training and is expected to be fully read before attending the 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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"The training location is remote so no interferences. I liked the feeling of out of sight out of mind. Full focus to study."
S.S, Arion banki. (24/1/2023 (Tuesday) to 27/1/2023 (Friday))

"This is the second course I have attended with Firebrand and on both occasions I found them to be presented well with excellent instructors. No shortcuts were taken which meant I was ready to take my exams at and pass them first time. I will continue to use Firebrand for my training needs in future."
Martin Bassett, CoreFiling Ltd. (25/1/2023 (Wednesday) to 27/1/2023 (Friday))

"Overall it was a very good experience. Would like to thank the instructor, his approach, the way he structured the days, the approach and paced really helped."
Anonymous. (25/1/2023 (Wednesday) to 27/1/2023 (Friday))

"Thanks Jack for being patient and breaking everything down in ways that we could all understand & remember!"
C.D.S. (25/1/2023 (Wednesday) to 27/1/2023 (Friday))

"I received my certificate, and I would like to thank you for your support. The course was not that hard, because the instructor was always there supporting me and ready to help. I enjoyed the class tremendously. I look forward to taking another class."
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