Intro to Project Management for Civil Engineers and Construction Professionals - APM PFQ preparation
This fully accredited course follows the syllabus and requirements of the Association for Project Management (APM) Project Fundamentals Qualification. It is designed to clarify and explain the basic aspects of projects and project management. It will provide a solid basis of knowledge to consolidate existing project team members’ understanding as well as provide an excellent first perspective to those new to the project environment.
This course will help individuals recognise the key aspects of a project and the importance of their role within it. The objectives will be supported and extended by engaging the delegates with an appropriate case study, providing the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the tools and techniques through use and experience.
This training course has been mapped to the ICE key attributes for Chartered, Incorporated and Engineering Technician Eng Tech: B1 well covered, C3 well covered; C4 well covered; D1 well covered; B2 introduction; B3 introduction; C1 introduction, C5 introduction; D2 introduction; E1, E2, E3 and E4 introduction. For CEng and IEng, attributes 2, 5-11 are well covered. Click here for more detailed information.
- Project management and the operating environment
- Project management planning and project success
- Quality management
- Scope management
- Change and configuration
- Risk and issues
- Scheduling and resource management
- Communication and information management
- Teamwork and leadership
10-12 Hours (600 – 720 minutes)
The course is comprised of 5 eLearning modules which provide you with everything you need to know to pass the online exam. The exam contains 60 multiple choice questions. The exam pass mark is 60%.
Participants completing this course will be able to:
- Understand project management and the operating environment
- Discuss the project lifecycle
- Perceive the management structure by which projects operate
- Perform project management planning
- Utilise project scope management
- Produce a schedule and use resource management techniques
- Identify and manage risks and issues
- Understand project quality management
- Improve communication in the project environment
- Understand principals of leadership and teamwork
This course is designed for those new to working in projects, or non-project staff who wish to gain a basic understanding of the project environment and project management terminology. Participants might include:
- Project team members who are new to the project environment.
- Staff who are required to interact with the project team but may not be directly involved in project activity.
- People who are considering a move into the project environment.
- Project managers with an interest in being exposed to the terminology associated with best practice as defined by the APM.
- Project team members interested in progressing with recognised project management qualifications.