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APMP For PRINCE2® Practitioners Training Course

The Fast Track APMP Qualification For PRINCE2® Practitioners


Our 3-day APMP For PRINCE2® Practitioners training course is exclusively for PRINCE2® Practitioners and will provide you with comprehensive knowledge and understanding to prepare you for the APMP: The APM Project Management examination.

APMP or PRINCE2®, what is the difference? Which is best? Are the two things we often get asked. The truth is neither is better than the other and the best approach is a rounded skill set including both.

Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Not Included
3 Days
£1665Excl. VAT

Course Outline

Contexts and environments in which projects can be delivered

  • Organisation, project office
  • Life cycle models, extended life cycle
  • Operations management, programme management, portfolio management, project environment, Health and Safety
  • Governance of project management, role of structured methods in project governance

Communication within project management

  • Importance of effective communications, communications within projects, communications plan
  • Conflict management, negotiation
  • Leadership, motivation, leadership styles
  • Characteristics of teams and teamwork, creation, development and management of teams

Planning for success

  • Information Management
  • Estimating techniques
  • Earned Value Management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Scope management, requirements management
  • Time scheduling, Critical Path Analysis, Gantt charts, resource scheduling, Resource Smoothing and Levelling
  • Budgeting and cost control

Specific Techniques

  • Procurement in projects, procurement strategy, contracts and contractual relationships, provider selection and management


At the end of the APMP For PRINCE2® Practitioners training course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the management structure by which projects operate
  • Explain the structure of project lifecycles
  • Examine contexts and environments in which projects are delivered
  • Define governance of project management and the use of structured methodologies
  • Plan and manage communication in the project environment
  • Explain principles of leadership and teamwork
  • Recognise the importance of stakeholder management
  • Apply project management planning techniques for success
  • Describe project scope management
  • Define and develop scheduling and resource management
  • Prepare for effective project procurement

About the Course

The APMP For PRINCE2® Practitioners training course will enable you to:

  • Understand all elements of the PMQ syllabus
  • Get to grips with the specific examination language
  • Learn strategies and tactics for approaching the examination

Who Should Attend

The APMP For PRINCE2® Practitioners training course in London is intended for project managers and aspiring project managers with at least two years project experience and hold a current PRINCE2® Practitioner qualification.

Materials Provided

  • Full Materials Including Comprehensive Course Workbook
  • Highly Skilled & Knowledgeable Tutors
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

  • Improve marketability, efficiency and profitability by supporting staff.
  • Win business through information research and management, planning, development and sales orientation.
  • Encourage retention of staff through competency-based recruitment and promotion.
  • Assess the tangible impact made by Proposal Managers.
  • Help to grow a flexible and adaptive workforce across the business and provide a common set of standards for business acquisition.

Individual Benefits

  • Prove personal ability and impact to an organisation through the use of best practice in proposal management.
  • Demonstrate a current, proven and independently assessed record of proposal management.
  • Build strategic partnerships and encourage continuous learning and innovation.
  • Improve client management and negotiation planning skills.
  • Identify relevant suppliers and partners needed for a proposal to succeed and communicate requirements through effective meeting management.


APMP For PRINCE2® Practitioners is intended for project managers and aspiring project managers with at least two years project experience and hold a current PRINCE2® Practitioner qualification.

You should have experience of working in a project environment and have a basic understanding of project management issues.


You are expected to complete around 15 hours precourse work in order to be fully prepared for the examination and training course. You will be provided with prereading by email prior to the course and your success will be enhanced by close attention to the prereading materials.

Exam Overview

Please Note: The examination fee is not included in the cost of this APMP For PRINCE2® Practitioners training course. You must bring photographic identification with you on the exam day (e.g. passport, driving license, company secure access card, student card) as it is an examination requirement to present it to the invigilator prior to the exam. Failure to produce a valid form of photographic identification may result in you not being able to sit the examination.

APMP: The APM Project Management Examination

Extensive examination practice and feedback is included in the workshop. The PMQ examination is normally scheduled for 14:00 on the final day of the training course.

  • Two hours duration
  • Closed-book
  • Six essay-based questions to be selected from a total of ten - each question is worth 50 marks
  • You are required to achieve a minimum of 165 marks (55%) to pass

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no professional qualification credits attached to the APMP For PRINCE2® Practitioners training course.


APMP: The APM Project Management Qualification

Next Steps

Our 3-day PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner training course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the PRINCE2® Agile guidance, and is aligned to the current version of PRINCE2®. During the course, we will introduce the basic concepts of common Agile ways of working, discuss the purpose and context for combining PRINCE2® and the Agile way of working, evaluate the focus areas to a project in an Agile context, fix and flex the six aspects of a project in an Agile context, and be able to apply or tailor the PRINCE2® principles, themes, processes and management products to a project in an Agile context.


Congratulations! Once you have passed the APMP: The APM Project Management examination, you will be awarded the APMP: The APM Project Management Qualification and have a great understanding of the Project Management arena.

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