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PMQ for PRINCE2 Practitioners.

About This Course

Course Code
APMP4P2

Course Type
Performance

Vendor
Association for Project Management (APM)

Duration
3 Days

RRP
£1,462.00

Course Overview
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Special Notices

Please note, this course does not include the exam in the cost. To book the exam and take it at the end of your course please book on course code APMP4P2-EX with one of our team.

Overview

What is the APM PMQ for PRINCE2 Practitioners?

Project management methods, of which PRINCE2® is the paradigm, offer the project manager a tried and tested structure and guidance in support of 'what, when, where and who', with two notable exceptions; PRINCE2® offers very limited guidance on 'why' and 'how', in that there are no detailed project management tools and techniques covered as part of the method. This is the remit of the PMQ: The APM Project Management Qualification for PRINCE2® Practitioners course and examination.

APM qualifications are aligned to the International Project Management Association IPMA Four-Level-Certification system, where PMQ is recognised at IPMA Level D. This three-day course provides delegates with comprehensive knowledge and understanding to prepare them for the Project Management Qualification. It recognises the prior learning that a PRINCE2® Practitioner has attained by removing from the examinable syllabus, topics that would have already been assessed within the PRINCE2® Practitioner Exam.

It will enable delegates to:


The exam fee is not included in the cost of the PMQ course. Those wishing to take the PMQ examination must also book on course code APMP4P2-EX

Objectives

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

Course Outline

PMQ for PRINCE2® Practitioners course follows the syllabus provided by APM, which is built around the APM Body of Knowledge 6th edition. The course provides delegates with a detailed understanding of the underpinning tools, techniques and principles that are fundamental to successful project delivery.

The course is intensive and therefore delegates are expected to undertake revision work in the evening to prepare for the examination that will be taken at the end of the course. The additional work required during evenings will comprise consolidation reading and mock examination questions. The evening work is integral to the course and delegates should expect to spend two to three hours each evening on these activities.

Contexts and environments in which projects can be delivered


Communication within project management


Planning for success


Specific Techniques


PMQ Examination

Extensive examination practice and feedback is included in the workshop. The PMQ examination is normally scheduled for 14:00 on the final day of the course.

Key exam information:


Please note: delegates must bring photographic identification with them on the exam day e.g. passport, driving license, company secure access card, student card as it is an examination requirement to present it to the invigilator prior to the exam. Failure to produce a valid form of photographic identification may result in a candidate not being able to sit the exams. For any questions about what form of identification is acceptable, please contact your Account Manager or the Nexus Training team on 01392 205095 or training@nexusos.co.uk.

By successfully passing the PMQ examination candidates can choose to further develop their knowledge and understanding by preparing for the APMPQ Assessment Centre IPMA Level C. The attainment of accreditations offered by professional bodies such as the Association for Project Management APM is increasingly recognised as an indicator of competence in project management.

Support

The APM Project Management Qualification Study Guide is designed to support candidates taking the APM Project Management Qualification PMQ, formerly known as APMP. It explains the topics in the syllabus using a consistent language set and avoiding unnecessary and complex jargon. The main benefit of this approach is that it provides thorough coverage of the knowledge required for each area of the syllabus.

Membership

Join the APM today to publicly demonstrate your commitment to professionalism and your own continued professional development.

Whether you have an interest in improving your project management skills, are starting out in the profession or are already an experienced professional, there’s an APM membership grade designed for you.

Visit apm.org.uk/join and start your journey with APM.

APM membership - supporting, connecting and developing more than 23,000 project professionals across UK and internationally.

Prerequisites

This course is intended for project managers and aspiring project managers with at least two years project experience and hold a current PRINCE2® Practitioner qualification.

Delegates should have experience of working in a project environment and have a basic understanding of project management issues.

Pre-Course Reading

About This Course

Course Code
APMP4P2

Course Type
Performance

Vendor
Association for Project Management (APM)

Duration
3 Days

RRP
£1,462.00

Course Overview
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