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APM Project Management Essentials

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Max. 12 Delegates
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Course Overview

This course provides the fundamental skills and structured framework needed for effective project management. An integral case study allows delegates to apply industry best practice techniques. The course covers the full project lifecycle, showing the key elements of project management during each stage of a project and paying particular attention to ensuring a sound project definition. Read more...
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  • London: etc.venues Liverpool St, Norton Folgate

    Bishopsgate Court, 4-12 Norton Folgate, London, E1 6DQ.

    This location is within a 5 minute walk of London Liverpool Street Station providing fantastic links to London's transport network.

    With free WiFi, lunches, teas, coffees and refreshments this location provides a comfortable environment for delegates to enjoy their course.

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    120 Moorgate, Moorgate, EC2M 6UR.

    Fantastic location in the City of London's Square Mile right next to Moorgate Tube Station. Vibrant, buzzy cafe and networking area with signature etc.venues coffee stations.

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    45 Moorfields, Moorgate, London, EC2Y 9AE.

    Fantastic location right next to Moorgate Tube Station. Striking design, loads of daylight and great views across the City. Vibrant, buzzy cafe and networking area with signature etc.venues coffee stations.

    New 'City Mezze' food offering provides a powerful explosion of energising brain fuel packed with taste and quality.

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  • London: etc.venues Shoreditch Bonhill House

    1-3 Bonhill Street, London, EC2A 4BX.

    A converted warehouse with its own contemporary art collection - providing a stimulating environment. Great location close to Silicon Roundabout and Tech City, and a short walk from the City of London.

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APM Project Management Essentials

Course Overview

This course provides the fundamental skills and structured framework needed for effective project management. An integral case study allows delegates to apply industry best practice techniques. The course covers the full project lifecycle, showing the key elements of project management during each stage of a project and paying particular attention to ensuring a sound project definition.

Association for Project Management (APM) is the largest independent professional body of its kind in Europe, with over 16,500 individual and 500 corporate members throughout the UK and abroad. Their aim is to develop and promote project management across all sectors of industry and beyond.

At the heart of APM is the APM Body of Knowledge; fifty-two knowledge areas required to manage any successful project. The use of the APM Body of Knowledge is promoted through qualifications, accredited training, research, publications and events.

What's Included?

When it comes to choosing a training provider, we recognise that it is important to know exactly what you are getting for your money.

TCC is proud to maintain some of the highest standards in the training industry.

Everything from our trainers, to the course materials and venues we use, is carefully considered to ensure that we deliver you a great course.

Take a look at what is included:

In the classroom

  • Expert Agile Project Management trainer
  • Copies of all presentation slides (exclusive to TCC)
  • Comprehensive written notes (exclusive to TCC)
  • Practical classroom group exercises
  • Maximum class size of 12

At our training venues

  • A modern and comfortable training room
  • Buffet or restaurant lunch and light breakfast selection*
  • Hot & cold refreshments throughout the day

* Light breakfast selection available on city centre courses in Birmingham and at some London venues (please enquire for further information).

Course Objectives

This course will enable delegates to:
  • Understand the role of Project Manager
  • Use a structured approach to project management
  • Understand how the key activities of project management are linked together
  • Appreciate a number of tools and techniques which will help in undertaking the role
  • Develop an effective Project Management Plan

Who Should Attend?

Those involved in projects, or on the periphery of projects. Also those wishing to prepare for the APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management, including:
  • New Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Business Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Business Representatives
  • Business Studies Students

Course Content

Projects in Context
  • Project Management
  • Programme Management: strategic benefits
  • Portfolio Management: managing a business
  • Stakeholder Management: keeping everyone positive
Project Lifecycle
  • Business Case and Benefits Management: ensuring the project is viable
  • Project Management Plan: contents and usage
Project Organisation
  • Roles and Responsibilities to provide a coherent structure
Project Planning
  • Requirements and Scope Management: getting it right first time
  • Estimating and Scheduling: producing a Gantt chart
  • Resource Management: achieving a workable plan
Project Management Processes
  • Quality Management: tools and techniques for Total Quality Management
  • Risk Analysis and Management: managing uncertainty
  • Configuration management
  • Change Control
Project Communication
  • Project Reviews: monitoring and control
  • Information Management: the information lifecycle
  • Issue Management: monitoring and controlling events
People Management
  • Communication: effective communication at all levels
  • Teamwork: building an effective team
  • Leadership: leading by example

FAQs

Will I need to do any homework during the course?
There is no requirement to do homework during this course.
Are there any pre-requisites for completing this course?
There are no pre-requisites for the course.
Is there an examination included with this course?
There is no examination associated with this course.

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