Assessed by the Association of Project Management (APM) on behalf of the International Project Management Association (IPMA), this workshop-based course will provide you with a detailed understanding of the qualification and give a better awareness of the application process and requirements.
For anyone considering a career in project management or simply looking to improve their knowledge of the subject in the international environment and wishing to apply for the qualification.
This course is for associate project managers.
This is a workshop in preparation for individuals wishing to undertake the qualification. During the course of a 5-day workshop, you will learn about the tools, techniques and principles which are fundamental to successful project management and delivery in the international environment.
Within this, you will learn about the structure of project lifecycles and the principles of leadership and teamwork. You will find out how to prepare for effective project management and to recognise the link between configuration management and change control. How to plan and manage communication in the project environment and stakeholders.
You will also undertake a self-assessment of knowledge, skills and abilities against the Competence Elements in the IPMA Individual Competence Baseline (ICB) and learn what is required for the qualification.
What's the outcome?
Gaining your IPMA qualification will demonstrate your ability to make a positive contribution to any project you are involved with and be able to demonstrate your understanding of the project environment using international project management language and skills.
What does it involve?
You will be taken through the IPMA syllabus in preparation for an exam.
This is an intensive course and requires around 15 hours of preparatory reading, which will be issued to you prior to the start date. In addition, during the workshop, delegates should be prepared to set aside 2-3 hours per evening for further reading and mock exam questions.
Assessment method - IPMA Level D
Stage one – Application: Application form and self-assessment form only.
Stage two - Three-hour exam sub-divided into:
1. Two-hour short answer questions exam and
2. One-hour multiple choice question exam. Candidates can take both parts at the same time or separately but they must pass each part.
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