Principles of Project Management-Virtual - PPM-V

Business Skills College
2 days - 09:00-17:00 hrs each day

About this course

This course is aligned to the Association for Project Management 'Project Fundamentals Qualification' (PFQ).

The course offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology.

It is for those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of the profession. No prior knowledge or experience is required for this course, which will offer the individual the knowledge to make a positive contribution to any project.

The course is part of a suite of MOD courses leading to Association of Project Management professional qualifications.

What you will learn

The key elements of the project management life cycle including:
  • Roles, Responsibilities and the operating environment.
  • Planning, Scheduling and Resource Management
  • Communication, Teamwork and Leadership
  • Project Risk Management

How will this course help my career?

Project management is an essential organisational process to help set clear goals and manage time, cost, and performance more efficiently.  Understanding and being able to apply project management principles enhances your performance in any project team or coordinating role whilst professional development in project management can fast track development of the competencies required to deliver successful outcomes. 

Before you attend

This is an awareness course aligned to the APM PFQ qualification. There are no prerequisites for this course and it is suitable as a first introduction to project management.

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Partners Across Government (PAG)

How will I learn?


How will you be assessed?

This course is part of the Defence Academy’s learning pathway for the APM qualification.

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