The attainment of accreditations offered by professional bodies such as the Association for Project Management (APM) is increasingly seen as a recognised indicator of competence in project management.
This course is designed for:
The key objectives of this course are:
This five-day intensive course covers the PMQ Certificate syllabus, including the following topics:
Approach & Exams
This event is a mixture of input and practical sessions, delivered by an APM approved trainer, with the focus of preparing for the APMP Examination. 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 on day five and the results are usually available within eight to ten weeks.
Are there any pre-requisites?
Attendees would benefit from possessing some good basic project management skills, or from attendance on the APM PMF course. A minimum of 6 months actual experience of working on a project would also be recommended and extremely beneficial.
Extensive event preparation materials will be provided to delegates in advance of the course. This includes the APM Project Management Qualification Study Guide. Approximately 10 hours preparation is required to complete the pre-course study.
What examinations are taken on the course?
PMQ Certificate Exam: This 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%.
SPOCE delivers accredited training courses across the country. The following is a list of SPOCE's training venues. Residential accommodation (A) can be arranged at our Bournemouth venue. Refreshments (R) are provided at all venues. Lunch (L) is also provided at all venues except London.
Birmingham (L,R) - Hallmark Hotel - Strathallan, 225 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 9RY
Bournemouth (A,L,R) - Hallmark - West Cliff, Durley Chine Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5JS
Fareham (R) - IPSO, Forum 3, Solent Business Park, Whiteley, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15 7FH
Fleet (L,R) - GBS Corporate, Ancells Business Park, Oakmere, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire GU51 2UT
Leeds (L,R) - Jurys Inn, Brewery Place, Brewery Wharf, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 1NE
London (R) - SPOCE, 2nd Floor, New London House, 6 London Street, London, EC3R 7LP
Manchester (L,R) - Cheadle House, Royal Crescent, Cheadle, Stockport, SK8 3FS
Nottingham (L,R) - Eastwood Hall, Mansfield Road, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3SS
Oxford (L,R) - Oxford Witney Four Pillars, Olney House, Ducklington Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 4EX
Southampton (L,R) - The Learning Centre, 14 Annealing Close, Eastleigh, Hants, SO50 9PX