APM PM is a knowledge based qualification. Successful candidates go on to use the knowledge gained to work more effectively on both large and small projects.
Delegates study 37 of the 52 knowledge areas covered by the APM Body of Knowledge.
This course takes place over 5 days, including the optional examination. Delegates should be aware that evening preparation and consolidation will be required to pass the exam. Joining instructions are sent out approximately 2 to 3 weeks before the course. During the 5 days, there will be a combination of formal presentations, group and individual exercise enabling delegates to gain a complete and practical understanding of the following topics.
- Project management in context
- Planning and strategy
- Executing the strategy
- Business and commercial
- Organisation and governance
- People and profession
Delegates will be practising Project Managers who are also current PRINCE2 Registered Practitioners. They will wish to demonstrate that they have acquired knowledge or experience beyond PRINCE2. The APM Introductory Certificate is not a pre-requisite.
All AFA trainers are practicing project managers with considerable experience in a wide range of industry sectors. The use of hybrid trainer-practitioners ensures the trainers have up-to-date, real world knowledge of implementing the methods.
Included in the cost of the course are:
- Pre-course preparation pack
- APM Body of Knowledge 5th Edition
- Printed Material
- Examination Fee
Typically pre-course preparation will require 2-3 hours of study
- 6 questions from 10
- Each worth 50 marks
- Pass mark is 165 out of 300 (55%)
- 2 hour written exam, no reading time
StratSure and AFA collaboration story
Stratsure has partnered with international training company AFA to meet the growing need in South Africa to service the Best Practice industry. AFA was established seventeen years ago as a management consultancy organisation. AFA quickly established a reputation for delivering training courses that combine excellent exam pass rates with realistic and practical guidance ensuring maximum skills transfer. AFA has always played a full part in the Best Practice community. AFA trainers and consultants, including the AFA Managing Director, Alan Ferguson, have served on the editing and review teams for all recent updates of the guidance manuals. This is why we believe AFA is a perfect match for StratSure, in achieving our vision for the future.
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