Professional/Short course APM Project Fundamentals - online delivery

Entry year
2022/23
Course code
Z20000123
Application
University
Level
Professional/Short Course
Department
Bristol Business School
Duration
10 to 12 hours over a six month access period
Delivery
E-learning

Page last updated 1 August 2022

Introduction

Delivered via e-learning, this qualification is a great continuation from our two day face-to-face Managing Projects Successfully programme, to help progress your knowledge and experience.

The Association for Project Management (APM) Project Fundamentals Qualification is based on the APM Body of Knowledge. This internationally recognised qualification is ideal for those looking to start a career in project management or new to the discipline to gain a solid understanding of the fundamental principles for managing a successful project.

Who is it for?

This qualification is suited to those with none, or little project management experience looking to gain an understanding of the principles of the project management profession.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Structure

Content

This e-learning course is offered by UWE Bristol in collaboration with ILX Group and fully meets the requirements for the APM Project Fundamentals qualification.

This e-learning course covers the APM Project Fundamentals syllabus in independent study modules broken down into the following themes:

  • Course introduction
  • Basic concepts
  • The project management centre
  • Organising a project
  • Planning a project
  • Scheduling a project
  • Estimating
  • Managing resources
  • Controlling a project
  • Managing scope
  • Managing communications
  • Managing risk
  • Managing quality
  • Managing change
  • Managing procurement
  • Managing people
  • Closing down a project

Exam Simulator

Throughout your registration on the course, you will have access to the exam simulator featuring sample questions, to allow you to prepare for the exam.

Tutor support is available by contacting experienced tutors on +44 (0)1270 611600 or training@ILXgroup.com.

Study time

This course is delivered fully online as self-study and so you will require access to a computer with internet access. A webinar is held in the first week of the course to demonstrate the learning materials and how to use the e-learning environment.

The e-learning portal combines multiple voices, animation and interactive exercises, throughout the study units allowing you to complete the units at a time and pace which suits you.  

The course takes between 10 to 12 hours to complete, however you will have access to the materials for 6 months to be able to plan your study and book your exam.

View an online demonstration of e-learning materials.

Assessment

Assessment is through a 60-question, multiple choice examination, taken over 1 hour. The pass mark for this qualification is 60%.

Once you have completed the online learning and believe you are ready to sit your exam, you will be able to book your online exam, using your exam code. We would recommend that you do not book your exam until you are able to achieve 70% or higher in the exam simulator.

You must sit your exam within your course registration period.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Programme Dates

Participants can sign up to one of our online cohorts. Cohorts will start on the first working day of each month and participants will have until the completion date to access the learning materials and sit their exam.

CohortStart DateCompletion Date
September 20221 September 20221 March 2023
November 20221 Novemeber 20221 May 2023

Please see the table below for current fees and discounts available. All prices are VAT exempt.

Discounts cannot be used in conjunction with each other. The greatest discount available will be applied at your booking confirmation.

The programme fee includes the APM Fundamentals manual.

Please note that we only accept card payments for this programme. If your organisation is paying and feel they require to be invoiced, please contact us in the first instance to discuss your options.

 
CohortSeptember 2022
Full Fee£545
UWE Bristol Alumni Discount£490
UWE Bristol Staff Discount£490
Course Connect£463
Payment Deadline27 August 2022

 

 

How to apply

How to apply

As part of your course fee, you will be given access to the online learning resources and availability to book your exam(s) for six months from the start date of the cohort.

Once you are registered onto the course, you will be emailed your exam voucher which is valid for the course duration.

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Please note that we only accept card payments for this programme. If your organisation is paying and feel they require to be invoiced, please contact us in the first instance to discuss your options.

For further information

  • Email: Please complete the enquiry form above.
  • Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 84896