Who is this course for?
The qualification is designed for those wanting to make a meaningful contribution to the success of projects of all sizes in the private, public and voluntary sector. A qualification from the APM signals to employers your readiness to lead project management activities within the business and the PMQ is a step on the pathway to Chartered Project Professional Status.
What are the entry requirements for the course?
No prior academic qualifications are required, but applicants will need to be working in a role that involves them in project activities on a regular basis. A good standard of written and spoken English is also required.
How long is this course?
The training course will run across the 2022-23 academic year in a blended-delivery model, with on-line and face-to-face teaching sessions at the Highlands Professional Studies centre. Students will need to attend up to 10 half-day sessions between October and April, before sitting a 3-hr online exam to demonstrate their knowledge.
What will I study on this course?
The syllabus assesses breadth of knowledge in all areas of project management and covers knowledge areas from the APM Body of Knowledge including:
- budgeting and cost management
- conflict management
- earned value management
What Qualification will I gain?
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)
Will I go out on work experience?
You’ll typically have some pre existing project management knowledge.
How is the course assessed?
A 3-hour online exam
What does this course lead on to?
Successful students may be able to progress to the APM Project Professional Qualification
How much will it cost?
The course is priced at £3,200 which includes the examination entry fee and all learning materials. Full financial support for the course is offered from Student Finance on a means-tested basis.
How can I find out more?
Please contact Highlands Professional, or UCJ admin.