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APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)

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.

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Summary

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 at the end of day two. 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.
Contributes 14 CPD hours

Excellent course, highly recommended. Would like all senior management or entire company to attend.

Jonathan Oxley Reflex Marine

Key topics

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 6th edition including:

• Planning and scheduling.
• Communication.
• Teamwork.
• Resource management.
• Project risk management.
• Project reviews.

About the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)

The Association of Project Management (APM) is the largest professional body for project managers in Europe, and this qualification is recognised nationally and internationally.

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: A, B and C

  1. Knowledge and understanding - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to optimize the application of existing and emerging technology’ For Incorporated Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist mechanical engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology’
  2. Design and development of processes, systems, services and products - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of mechanical engineering problems’ For Incorporated Engineers ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct commission, operate, maintain, decommission and re-cycle mechanical engineering processes, systems, services and products’
  3. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’

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  • Duration:
    2 days
  • Location:
    London, Sheffield
  • CPD Hours:
    14
  • UK-Spec:
    A, B, C

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London
18-19 May 2020
Sheffield
12-13 Oct 2020

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