Project Planning and Control Foundation Course

The APMG International Project Planning and Control™ Foundation course is based on the APM Publication Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring and Control: The Practical Project Management of Time, Cost and Risk.

The intention of the guidance is to help raise understanding so that standards can be set by organisations against a common text to ensure that they can assure a set standard and aim for best practice as well as get value for money from their projects. Above all the intention is to provide greater certainty over project delivery.

This course with give guidance for practising and aspiring planning and controls professionals to gain understanding of best practice, and how to apply it.

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What does the course cover?

The APM PSM&C guide and its associated training have been developed not in academic isolation – but with many years of on the job experience.

The guide is written in plain English – so even if this is your first experience in the field of planning and controls you should feel comfortable reading, understanding and working towards success.

You will gain:

  • Understanding of minimum standards and best practices
  • Guidance on how to comply with Works Information requirements laid out in contracts
  • Learn lessons from a wide base of delivery organisations
  • Benefit from a broad perspective of experienced controls practitioners

Is the course right for me?

Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring and Control is a comprehensive guide for anyone involved in planning, scheduling and controlling projects. Written to be accessible to all levels – from student to senior project managers – it gives practical guidance on all planning aspects of preparing to undertake a project, executing a project, controlling its delivery to budget, time and quality, and delivering it safely.

Exam format

  • Multiple Choice
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) – 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed-book

Why study with Training Bytesize?

As experts in delivering project management training through a range of study styles, your success is key to our success. We understand how people learn, we know how to train people to pass exams, we employ the best trainers and specialise in small class sizes to help you get the best from your investment. So, if you’re looking to enhance your project management skills and ensure you pass first time, Training ByteSize is a name you can trust.

As a family run business, project and programme management training is in our blood, and so is innovation. Our founders have been part of the industry since the 1990’s, specifically founding Key Skills and developing the world’s first accredited e-learning course for PRINCE2.

Today we are proud to continue with world firsts; with second generation Victoria at the helm, she had led Training ByteSize to ensure were the first company to develop and deliver e-learning options for accredited courses including Business Analysis Foundation, ITIL4, and AgilePM.  When we say we’re experts in project management training, we really do mean it.

Benefits for your organisation 
  • Technical competence of team members
  • Improved quality of schedules leading to more certainty in project delivery
  • Greater predictability of project forecasting and success
  • Higher levels of integration between controls functions i.e. cost and time.

Benefits for you

  • Understanding of minimum standards and best practice
  • Guidance on how to comply with Works Information requirements laid out in contracts
  • Learn lessons from a wide base of delivery organisations
  • Benefit from a broad perspective of experienced controls practitioners

Prices

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Project Planning and Control Foundation Course

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Online learning is a great way to study and our e-learning portal is interactive and engaging.

Studying for your qualification online is a viable option for so many project managers:

  • Learning is completely flexible to suits your busy schedule
  • The interactive online course consists of voice-over and animation to keep you engaged throughout the learning
  • You can access it anywhere in the world and take your exam online at a time that suits you best
  • The Foundation e-learning will take around 10 hours to complete and includes a mock exam simulator with over 200 past questions so you can really test yourself before going for the real exam
  • Our pass rates are well in excess of the national average (nearly 100%!), there is really no reason you should fail!

Please be aware, the Project, Scheduling, Monitoring and Control handbook is required for the Foundation exam and studies, you can buy yours here

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If you are looking to train a team of people, you’ll find that our onsite training is a viable and cost effective option for you. We will ensure that from the initial consultation of your requirements to the end result of the course, you and your learners will have had the best possible learning experience and we strive for the highest pass rates for your team. We also offer group online training. Maybe you would like everyone to study online in order to save time out of the office? We offer great prices for multiple learners; the best way to find out the pricing for that is to complete this short form and we’ll come right back to you.

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