A short course giving you an effective grounding in project management.
It is aimed at anyone who has worked in a project environment for 3-4 years, or whose role has expanded to include some project management responsibilities.
It will help you understand how the different elements of project management interact, and how your project fits into its environment.
Run by UCL’s Technology Management Group and accredited by Association for Project Management (APM), the course has been updated to align with the 7th edition of APM Body of Knowledge and follows APM’s Project Management Qualification (PMQ).
The course is delivered in a blended mode, with online activities in Week 1, full-day classes in Week 2, and further online activities in Week 3.
Learners should allow for a minimum of 8 hours study in both Week 1 and Week 3. There will be guided self-study and interactive sessions in these weeks. Classes run over a full day (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. approximately), with presentations, discussions, and exercises.
APM PMQ is an online examination set by APM. You can take either an exam arranged via UCL or one of APM’s open exams. Separate fees apply for the examination and the optional exam preparation workshop.
You will require additional preparation and practice time to successfully pass the APM PMQ exam. Course tutors will assist prospective PMQ candidates with feedback and guidance. This will help you select the most appropriate time for the exam.
For additional information on dates and location see the More Information Tab
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PLEASE ONLY CONTACT THE ONLINE STORE DIRECTLY IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS WITH YOUR DEBIT/CREDIT CARD PAYMENT, FOR ALL OTHER QUERIES RELATING TO THIS COURSE, INCLUDING CANCELLATIONS THESE SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE CONTACT DETAILS ABOVE.
This is a blended course:
Start date: September 14 (Online Introduction)
In person sessions: September 20-22 (see Location tab)
End date: September 28 (Course Wrap-up)
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The APM PMQ course at UCL has been structured around a three-day blended course, to be followed by an online exam a date decided by the candidate. Candidates must enrol in in their exam additionally to the course.
UCL classifies English language level as Standard, Good or Advanced. This maps to a variety of levels of the most common language qualifications.
There is no expected difficulty with this course.
There is not expected to be frequent difficulty with the course or the exam.
However, you should be familiar with the course materials before during the online portion of the course and identify any challenging sections. Tutors in the classroom will be happy to advise and to comment on examples of your written work.
It is the candidate’s responsibility to be honest with themselves about their English ability.
It is the delegate’s responsibility to research and comply with any immigration requirements prior attending the course. For advice, please email [email protected] for support. The PMQ Administrator will be able to able to assist in this matter.
Candidates will need to ensure that they have a computer/laptop (with webcam and microphone), smartphone or similar device with a camera, ID verification documents (either a passport or driving licence) and strong internet connection. Please note that your exam will be recorded and reviewed at a later date by an invigilator.
If the candidate has any reasonable adjustments, the request and relevant evidence must be received by UCL by midday 10 working days prior to the examination date. No request will be accepted after the examination has commenced. For more information on Reasonable Adjustments, please see the document Candidate Guidance in APM Project Management Qualification.
Candidates for whom English is not their first language may apply in advance for use of a translation dictionary. Requests should be passed to UCL ten working days before the exam. A standard English dictionary is NOT permitted.
Candidate cancellation fees will be charged if the exam is cancelled within five days of the exam date. This includes postponements and time changes. APM may agree to waive this fee if they receive supporting medical evidence. If a candidate is absent from their exam, their exam will become auto voided and the cancellation fee will be charged.
If a candidate misses the exam due to causes beyond their control e.g. illness, it is possible to apply for a refund of the cancellation fee. An explanation with appropriate evidence (e.g. medical) should be sent to [email protected] UCL will then apply for dispensation on the candidate’s behalf.
Candidates may defer their exam to the next occasion only with appropriate evidence.
Results are sent to candidates 6-10 weeks after completion of the examination.