A Quick Glance

APM PMQ course provides knowledge about management skills. The adaptation skills are also taught. The delegates will learn to achieve the objectives of the organisations in which they work. The strategies to implement project are also taught. The APMP Training course provides knowledge about tools that are essential to control and monitor the project. 

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    Management skills

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    Key learning points and tutor support

This course does not have prerequisites.

APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) course is intended for project managers with at least 2 years of experience.




Tutor Support

After attending this APMP Training, the candidates will learn about:

  • Management internal and external aspects of project execution
    • Phases of project life cycle: Concept, Definition, Development and Handover
  • Interpersonal skills

Course Overview

PMQ stands for Project Management Qualification. Our APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) course is designed to provide knowledge about project management principles. The delegates will learn about core features of project management. They will learn about conflict management, leadership, communication and cost management. 


  • Duration of Exam: 3 days
  • This exam is Closed-book
  • Out of 16 questions, 10 essay-based questions to be answered. Each question is of 50 marks.
  • Passing marks: 275/500 (55%)

Course Content

Context and Governance

  • Difference between operational and project work
  • Summary of Portfolio and Programme management
  • Understanding Project team roles
  • Explanation of governance of a project during its life cycle

Concept Stage

  • Organizing and treatment stakeholders
  • Producing a business case
  • Calculating project success and profits
  • Finding resources and contract organization

Define Stage

  • Necessities and scope organization
  • Plan and resource administration
  • Planning and cost management

Development Stage

  • A summary of Project control
  • Handling reports and information
  • Handling Risk and issue
  • Understanding Health and safety
  • A summary of Quality management
  • Classifying configuration management and Change control

Handling the Team

  • An overview of Communication and Conflict management
  • Understanding Building and leading the team

Project Handover and Closure

  • Deliberating Project handover
  • Understanding Project reviews


Project management:

Project management is knowledge or skills of activities of the project to fulfil project requirements. The process of project management is divided into following categories:

  • Initiate
  • Plan
  • Execute
  • Monitor and control
  • Close

The project management involves following areas:

  • Cost
  • Time
  • Quality
  • Integration
  • Human Resources
  • Stakeholder and Risk Management
  • Communications
  • Procurement

Project managers:

Project managers are the experts for the management of projects. The project managers have to fulfil responsibilities such as planning, controlling, execution and closing of a project. He is one who is responsible for achieving all the objectives of the project.

Why should I take APMP Training?

APMP Certification provides an understanding of how projects fit into the environment of the organisation. This training is intended for project managers. This training provides a comprehensive understanding of tools, processes and language of project management.

Benefits of APMP Training:

The candidates can leverage the project management skills after attending these training courses. This training focuses on practices of best teams and provides knowledge about clients and organizational leaders. The candidates can get knowledge about challenging projects, project planning and project manager roles.

Project Management

Process Groups:

Project management involves five processes. There are following process groups:

1. Initiation: This is the first step of process groups. It defines the nature and scope. All the faults or weaknesses are stated previously so that these can be fixed. This stage includes the following areas:

  • Examining the needs of businesses
  • Determining objectives of the business
  • Analysis of financial costs
  • Investigating stakeholders
  • SWOT analysis for recognising powers and threats to businesses

2. Planning: This phase undergoes planning of time, cost and resources adequately to examine work requirements and to discuss risks during project execution. It includes:

  • Strategies for how to plan
  • Management of scope
  • Selecting team planning
  • Defining work breakdown structure
  • Identifying methods for delivering deliverables
  • Estimation of resources requests
  • Planning of risks
  • Formation of methods of quality assurance
  • Taking approval to start work

3. Production or execution: While implementation of a project, the terms are planned. This phase guarantees that deliverables are implemented. It includes distribution, organisation and coordination of human resources.

4. Monitoring and controlling: This phase includes processes to detect the potential problems. Then corrective actions are taken to control project execution. The project managers not only manage the teams but also cultivate the teams. The cultivation procedure is done by team building exercises.

This phase includes:

  • Examining project actions
  • Handling project variables for project planning and performance baseline

5. Closing: Closing phase involves the formal ending of the project. The administration includes the formal receipt of the project and the ending thereof. Administrative actions include the archiving of files and record. In this stage, the managers should formally close the project by archiving records and closing records. The teams are made relaxed. All the information should be centrally collected for future use of projects.


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