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Blended Learning

The PMQ self-study course fee of £799 + VAT includes:

  • Our 300-page MSC PMQ Study Guide - to give you the required knowledge - it contains:
    • 49 current and past APM sample questions .
    • 16 chapters divided into four modules each taken in one day of the classroom version.
    • Appendix on examination technique .
    • Appendix containing Specimen Examination Paper of 16 questions plus an additional 16 questions.
    • Notes for answers to all 32 questions.
  • On-line access to MOODLE learning management system which contains:
    • 36 video podcasts in MP4 format - listen to the tutor, see the slides - nearly six and a half hours long.
    • 60 multiple-choice questions  in four quizzes each taking 15 minutes.
    • copies of all APM PMQ documentation - syllabus, sample paper, guide for candidates.
    • copies of all slides used in the podcasts.
  • Direct e-mailed tutor support  - to deal with any problems encountered and for up to 6 questions, to mark any answers submitted and provide overall comments with suggestions for improvement.
  • 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 £395 + VAT (from 1 April 2018).

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)


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  


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


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

Session 14 - Leadership

Session 15 - Teamwork

Session 16 - Negotiation and Conflict Management


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

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   Course Dates

Cost: £799 (inc exam) +VAT

Duration: 2 days


19th and 20th March 2019
Westminster, London
4th and 5th June 2019
Westminster, London
16th and 17th July 2019
Westminster, London
1st and 2nd October 2019
Westminster, London
3rd and 4th December 2019
Westminster, London