Project Management Day (APM Introductory Certificate)
This course is for people who want skills in project management that could be applied in business or other environments. It has been developed with materials that are of particular use and relevance to people who work or are involved in the community and
voluntary sector although the knowledge gained is applicable to any sector. Assessment is by a short multiple choice exam. The course syllabus details are available on the Association for Project Management website www.apm.org.uk. Students may wish to
take the Starter course prior to the Introductory Certificate and, to complement it, they may also wish to enrol on a project management software course, MS Project.
Who is this course for
This course is intended for people who wish to take the first step in learning Project Management. It gives an understanding of the basic philosophy of Project Management and offers a recognised qualification. Students may have taken the Introduction to MS Project computing course but it is not mandatory. The content and delivery of this course at the Mary Ward Centre is aimed at people working in the Voluntary and Community Sector but it is not exclusive
Course covers the learning objectives detailed in the APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management Syllabus that is available on the APM website www.apm.org.uk/IntroductoryCertificate.asp
Assessment covers the principles of Project Management including: Planning and Scheduling, Communications, Quality Management, Teamwork, Resource Mnagement, Risk Management, Handover, Review+
Understand the language of Project Management. Understand how a successful project is built. Be part of a Project Management team. Have a proven knowledge of the principles of Project Management
What you can do next, after this course
Microsoft Project course at the Mary Ward Centre and progress to the next level of Project Management by taking the APMP (IPMA Level D) foundation qualification at UCL Business Centre
What materials you will need for the course and estimated cost
Learning materials are supplied on the course. Students might find a flash drive useful. Reading list is available for pre-reading and for consolidating knowledge.
It would be an advantage to make a prior purchase of the APM Body of Knowledge or Starting Out in Project Management available from the Publishing section on www.apm.org.uk+
Students will be expected to go over the areas taught at home. Reading list available from tutors.
Reading: APM Body of Knowledge or Starting Out in Project Management available from the Publishing section on www.apm.org.uk
I started a course in ethics and philosophy, purely out of curiosity and interest. I loved it so much that I went on to do Advanced European Philosophy. Now I teach philosophy here!Dike
This course is accredited
Got a Question about this Course?
Contact Michael Turkheim, the course administrator.
Why Come to Mary Ward?
Mary Ward Centre is the friendly place to learn. With excellent teaching and a variety of courses that cater for all, from beginners to more advanced students, the Centre has a unique atmosphere and modern facilities that encourage new learners to join us and former students to return.