APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) is an introduction to project management and offers a fundamental awareness of project management for those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of the profession.
Participants will gain an understanding of the project life cycle, critical success factors and communication skills required to make a positive contribution within projects. The emphasis is on practical tools for managing projects effectively and is suitable for anyone working in a project environment or seeking to work in projects.
All participants will be registered to undertake a one hour exam on the day after the course. This is an online exam and can be taken at home or other suitable quiet location. Upon successful completion of the multiple choice exam, participants will receive a certificate from the Association of Project Management (APM).
Who should attend?
This programme is suitable for engineers at all levels.
How will I benefit?
After the course you will be able to:
• Use a structured framework for managing projects.
• Gain clarity at the outset of a project.
• Identify and agree key success criteria.
• Communicate with and manage the needs of different stakeholders.
• Plan projects using a range of planning tools.
• Manage risks effectively.
• Monitor and control project progress.
The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) syllabus assesses the key elements of the project management lifecycle and covers 27 knowledge areas from the APM Body of Knowledge 7th edition including:
• Planning and scheduling.
• Resource management.
• Project risk management.
• Project reviews.