APM Qualification in Project Management
Manage Projects successfully - Develop your skills and gain an industry recognised project management qualification.
Whether you’re a seasoned project manager, or looking to move into the project management profession, our APM project management qualification (PMQ) will help you to stand out in the job market; giving you the knowledge you need to successfully deliver a wide range of projects.
Live Online delivery – Join our live and interactive webinars. Learn with your peers and our expert tutors.
On-demand webinars - Can’t make it to the live session, or want to go back over what you’ve learned? Watch our webinar recordings whenever you like – gives you the flexibility to balance your studies with your other commitments.
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) - You’ll find a wide range of project management resources to help you on your path to success.
The APM PMQ is made up of five core modules to help you develop your project management capabilities and apply your knowledge in your workplace.
- An Introduction to Project Management
- Leading a Project
- Initiating a Project
- Project Planning
- Project Implementation
We offer interest free payment plans and, as we’re a social enterprise, we don’t charge VAT so the price you see is the price you pay.
Programme only: £695
Eight months access to our Live Online programme. Includes Live Online and recorded webinars plus access to wide range of VLE learning resources. Exam entry fee not included.
Programme plus exam: £1,095
Eight months access to our Live Online programme PLUS we’ll enter you for your APM exam (worth £430+). You’ll have access to a sample exam paper and a pre-exam briefing webinar to put you in the best position to pass your exam and become a fully qualified project manager.
If you have any questions or for more information contact one of our Qualification Advisors
Looking to develop some project management knowledge but not already professional project manager?
Our CMI Award in Managing Projects may be a better fit for you if you work in non-project management role but are expected to deliver projects and want to develop a better understanding of project management.
Contact one of our Qualification Advisors for more information.
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Allows you to study in your own time and includes:
- Highly interactive webinars delivered by expert tutors with industry experience
- Support from your MOL tutor throughout your programme
- Mock exam questions and model answers
- Tailored online learning activities
- Access to the APM textbook to help you contextualise your learning
An Introduction to Project Management
You will learn what makes a project, develop your knowledge of the project life-cycle, explore organisational structure and look at the environmental factors that can come in to play throughout the process.
Leading a Project
Managing people and applying the necessary project processes are key factors in leading a project. You will look at how leadership can help to shape a project. The team building and motivational techniques you can use to do this successfully, look at ways to manage conflict that may arise during the project life cycle and delve into the art of negotiation.
Initiating a Project
You will look at the approach to project initiation including development of the business case, scoping out of projects, identifying the needs of project stakeholders and putting in place measures to control the changes that may occur during a project.
We all know the old adage ‘fail to plan, plan to fail’ and most studies find that poor planning is primarily at fault for project failure. Making sure you get this right, schedule your resources correctly and have a clear communication plan to share with stakeholders are all important areas of study in this module.
Having the ability to oversee a project and having the ability to manage change as and when it occurs are important to ensuring project delivery. By looking at monitoring and reviewing projects, procurement needs, understanding risks and getting to grips with quality management you will develop a toolbox to help you deliver projects effectively.
Our dedicated programme support team are there to make sure that you’re OK, the course is going well and to gather feedback. Also, all of our expert tutors are there to help you. They won’t just be providing advice in the Interactive Webinars - they are on hand at other times to support you too.
A Comprehensive Programme
All of your learning material is included. There’s no additional textbooks you need to buy. We provide a huge amount of online content so you can learn on the move and at a time that fits around your life. You will have access to study resources 24/7 via the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
Our Interactive Webinars aren’t simply a presentation by a tutor, they are participative. You’ll engage with activities in real time on the webinar, share information and ideas and begin to fully understand how to implement your new found knowledge.
Our tutors are all experts in their field and will make sure that your workshop training really takes your understanding to the next level. They all have plenty of experience, working across multiple sectors in lots of different roles, which provides a useful insight for budding managers.
Modern day professionals in all industries are expected to complete projects as part of their ‘day job’. Project Management skills benefit a wide range of roles and can improve your success in many careers from HR through to Finance.
There is also the profession of project management, which includes multiple roles:
- Assistant project manager
- Junior project manager
- Associate project manager
- Project Manager
- Senior Project Manager
- Project team member
There are roles which use the skills of project management, for example, business change manager and business improvement manager.
When you have built up your experience as a project manager you may be able to apply to become a Chartered Project Manager.
You will be able to complete the programme in just four months if you so wish. If you want to consolidate your knowledge before taking an examination you will have 8 months access to MOL's Virtual Learning Environment.
As MOL are a not for profit organisation we do not charge VAT, so the price you see is the price you pay.
If your company is looking to fund your training we can raise an invoice if you provide a purchase order with your application.
We are part of the largest not for profit learning enterprise of its kind. This means we reinvest our resources to help you the learner, rather than pay dividends to shareholders.