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APMP for PRINCE2® Practitioners

PRINCE2® Practitioners - get APMP qualified in just 3 days


APMP is an internationally recognised knowledge based qualification (IPMA Level D) that enables individuals to
demonstrate their knowledge for successful delivery of projects.
Who is the course designed for?
This course is designed for individuals who hold a current PRINCE2 ® Registered Practitioner qualification and are looking
to broaden their knowledge and qualifications by learning and taking the APMP examination. Project Managers, Team
Managers and Project Support members will benefit from attending the course by understanding many project
management aspects that the PRINCE2® method does not cover in depth.
What are the course objectives?
Build on project management context and knowledge gained from PRINCE2®
Understand the concepts, techniques and processes in APMP for PRINCE2 ®
Appreciate business processes and lifecycle models for projects and project management
Use critical path analysis techniques and manage resource conflicts
Select and apply appropriate project monitoring and control methods
Use a systematic approach to analysing and planning a project
Consider and apply appropriate conflict management and negotiating techniques
Appreciate the project context and actively manage the project stakeholders
Apply work breakdown structures and map responsibilities
Recognise the importance of developing effective leadership skills and communication techniques
Prepare for the APMP for PRINCE2® Practitioners 2 hour written exam.
What is the course approach?
This event is a mixture of delivery and practical sessions, delivered by an APM and PRINCE2 ® approved trainer. All
trainers have practical experience of projects. Practical sessions are on an individual and team basis and feature
throughout the event. The examination is taken during the afternoon of day three and the results are usually available
from the APM within six weeks.
Are there any pre-requisites?
Candidates must hold a current PRINCE2® Registered Practitioners certificate to qualify for the APMP for PRINCE2®
Practitioners exam. If your Registered Practitioner certificate has expired, you should contact SPOCE to discuss options
for re-registering. Options include self-study e-learning and classroom training options.

Pre-course Preparation
Extensive event preparation materials will be provided to delegates in advance of the course to help them prepare. This
includes the TSO “APMP for PRINCE2® Practitioner” publication, and takes approximately 10 hours to complete.

What content does the course cover?


Context for Projects Procurement Monitoring and Control
Project management Procurement Budgeting and cost management
Programme management Negotiation Earned value management
Portfolio management Information management and
Project context Planning reporting
Project lifecycles Project success and benefits
Corporate Management management People Management
Organisation structure Requirements management Stakeholder management
Project office Scope management Communication
Governance of project management Scheduling Leadership
Health, safety and environment Resource management Conflict management
management Estimating Teamwork
What exams are taken on the course?
The APMP for PRINCE2® Practitioners exam is a two hour essay-style paper. In this paper, candidates must answer six
from ten questions covering 25 topics. The pass mark is 55%.

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APMIC - Introductory Certificate

The APM Introductory Certificate (APMIC) in Project Management offers an insight into this exciting and challenging
discipline. No prior knowledge or experience in project management is required for this certificate. The APMIC course
finishes with a 1-hour examination to test the candidates project management knowledge.
Who is the course designed for?
This course is designed for anyone looking to start a successful career in project management or those wanting to
understand the principles of project management excellence.

What content does the course cover?


Project management in context Planning the strategy Executing the strategy
Programme management Success and benefits management Scope management
Portfolio Management Risk management Scheduling; Project Reporting
Project sponsorship Quality Management Change control
Techniques Project management plan Business and commercial
Estimating Organisation and governance Business case; Procurement
Configuration Management Project life cycles & Reviews People and the profession
Organisation structure and roles Communication & Teamwork
What is the course approach?
This event is a mixture of input and practical sessions, delivered by an APM approved trainer. All trainers have practical
experience of projects. Practical sessions are on an individual and team basis and feature throughout the event. The
examination is a 1-hour multiple-choice exam taken the end of day two. The results are usually available from the APM
within four weeks.

APMP Certificate

Who is the course designed for?


Project Managers requiring formal best-practice project management training.
Prospective work package managers and key project personnel looking to develop their project management skills.
Project Managers wishing to attain a formal, and widely recognised, project management qualification.

What content does the course cover?


Project Management in Context Health, safety & environment mgmt Organisation and Governance
Project & Programme management Executing the Strategy Project Lifecycles
Portfolio management Scope management Handover and closeout
Project context Scheduling; Resource management Project reviews
Project sponsorship Budgeting and cost management Organisation structure
Project office Change control Organisational roles
Planning the Strategy Earned value management Methods and procedures
Project success and benefits Information management & reporting Governance of project management
management Issue management People and Profession
Stakeholder management Techniques Communication
Project management plan Requirements management Teamwork
Project risk management Estimating Leadership
Project quality management Configuration management Conflict Management
Negotiation
What exams are taken on the course?
The APMP exam is a three hour, „closed-book‟, essay style paper. In this paper, candidates must answer ten from sixteen
questions covering 37 topics. The pass mark is 55%.

+44 (0)1202 736373  info@spoce.com  www.spoce.com
PRINCE2® is a registered Trade Marks of the Office for Government Commerce in the United Kingdom and other countries.