Project Management Essentials

Duration : 10 hours Course Level : Intermediate Delivery Method : Online
Course Cost : £359.99

The Project Management Essentials course provides a detailed insight into the tools and techniques you'll need to run a successful project. The course covers the syllabus required for the Association of Project Management (APM) Introductory Certificate.*




Who is the course for?


The course is ideal if you're looking to develop a career in the field of professional project management, and delivers a broad understanding of the principles of the profession. No prior knowledge or experience is required.


Whether you have many years’ experience running projects and just need a refresh of your skills or if this is your first step into the world of project management, the course will offer you the knowledge to make a positive contribution to any project.




What you will get from this course?


After completing this course you'll be able to act as an informed member of a project team. With the knowledge gained from this course, you'll enhance your confidence in contributing to any project. The tools and techniques you'll learn from this course will give you the confidence to market your new skillset to prospective employers.


In the context of project management, you will gain an understanding of:

  • planning and scheduling
  • communication
  • teamwork
  • resource management
  • project risk management
  • project reviews
  • business case
  • critical path analysis
  • people management

Please note that this course does not include the exam itself. See Certification information below for details of how to book your exam.

Course features:

You'll work through the course online, where you'll complete a series of modules. The course will take approximately 10 hours to complete.

Course Modules

  • Introduction
  • Projects, Programmes and Portfolios
  • Business CaseDefinition
  • Work Content & Scope Management
  • Networks
  • Estimating and Risk
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Resources
  • Monitoring and Control
  • Project Closure
  • Establishing the Project Life Cycles
  • People and Projects
  • Sponsor
  • Advanced Techniques


For learners wishing to gain a qualification, this course provides the full background knowledge for the accredited AMP Introductory Certificate exam. The 60 minute multiple choice exam is available separately from an approved APM test centre (exam fees apply). Details of exam locations, pricing and booking information are available on the APM website.