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Blended Learning

The PMQ self-study course fee of £749 + VAT includes:

  • Our 300-page MSC PMQ Study Guide - to give you the required knowledge.
  • On-line access to 36 video podcasts in MP4 format - listen to the tutor, see the slides.  
  • E-mailed or telephoned support from a tutor to deal with any problems encountered.
  • A one-day examination-preparation workshop - to develop understanding - the links and interactions between topics.  How is this done - through discussion of 32 exam-type questions for which the basic knowledge is provided in "notes for answers".
  • The APM examination fee of £380 + VAT (from 1 April 2017).

The examination can be taken at the end of any of the modular APMP courses.

Course Outline  (as followed by the MSC PMQ Study Guide)

Module 1: PROJECT CONTEXT AND CONCEPT

Session 1 - Project, Programme and Portfolio (P3) Management, Common Causes of Project Failure.

Session 2 - Project Life Cycles, Infrastructure - Project Offices, Methods

Session 3 - Project Environment, and Risk Management

Session 4 - Requirements Management, Stakeholder Management, Success and Benefits Management, Business Case

Module 2: DELIVERY I

Session 5 - Project Management Plan, Estimating

Session 6 - Scope Management I:  Scope Definition and Management, Requirements Management

Session 7 - Scope Management II: Change Control, Configuration Management

Session 8 - Schedule Management: Time scheduling, Resource Scheduling  

Module 3: DELIVERY II

Session 9 - Accounting and Procurement

Session 10 - Earned Value Management

Session 11 - Quality Management and Legal Matters

Session 12 - Reviews, Information Management and Reporting, Communications

Module 4: PEOPLE - ORGANISATION and SKILLS

Session 13 - Organisational Structure, Roles, Governance of Project Management

Session 14 - Leadership

Session 15 - Teamwork

Session 16 - Negotiation and Conflict Management

Module 5: EXAMINATION WORKSHOP

Examination technique, Question selection, Revision paper, Additional questions.

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   Course Dates

Cost: £749 (inc exam) +VAT

Duration: 2 days

Code: PMQSS

5th and 6th December 2017
Westminster, London
30th and 31st January 2018
Westminster, London
20th and 21st March 2018
Westminster, London
22nd and 23rd May 2018
Westminster, London
17th and 18th July 2018
Westminster, London