This is a samples lecture from the APM Fundamentals course from Parallel Project Training. 

In this section we look at how we can manage uncertainty in the project.

 

What's Included In This Section?

Define:

  • Definition – project risk and risk management
  • Project risk management process
  • Use of risk register

For more information or a formal qualification based on this podcast visit http://www.parallelprojecttraining.com/distance-learning/apm-project-fundamentals-qualification.

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This is the first part of the APM Fundamentals case study. You can follow Jayne as she manages to project, establishing roles and responsibilities and deals with the challenges along the way.

For more information or a formal qualification based on this podcast visit http://www.parallelprojecttraining.com/distance-learning/apm-project-fundamentals-qualification.

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Project Roles

Management structures by which projects operate including the roles and responsibilities of the different players involved.

What's Included In This Section?

Roles and responsibilities of:

  • Project manager
  • Project sponsor
  • Project steering group/board
  • Project team members
  • Project management office (PMO)
  • End user

For more information or a formal qualification based on this podcast visit http://www.parallelprojecttraining.com/distance-learning/apm-project-fundamentals-qualification.

Direct download: APM_Fundamentals_Roles.mp3
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roject Life Cycle

Many projects follow a structured lifecycle, in this section we look at the APM life cycle and the benefits of using a life cycle.

What's Included In This Section?

  • Definition of a project lifecycle
  • A discussion of the project phases
  • A discussion on the reasons for structuring projects into phases

For more information or a formal qualification based on this podcast visit http://www.parallelprojecttraining.com/distance-learning/apm-project-fundamentals-qualification.

Direct download: APM_Fundamentals_Lifecycles.mp3
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In this section we look at the impact of the project environment or context on the way a project is planned and executed.

What's Included In This Section?

  • Define the term project environment
  • Define the components of the PESTLE acronym

For more information or a formal qualification based on this podcast visit http://www.parallelprojecttraining.com/distance-learning/apm-project-fundamentals-qualification.

Direct download: APM_Fundamentals_Context.mp3
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Portfolio and Programme Management

In this session we discuss the role of portfolio and programme management in the delivery of projects.

What's Included In This Section?

  • Definition – programme management and portfolio management
  • Relationship of programme management and portfolio management to project management

For more information or a formal qualification based on this podcast visit http://www.parallelprojecttraining.com/distance-learning/apm-project-fundamentals-qualification.

Direct download: APM_Fundamentals_Programme_Management_and_Portfolio_Management.mp3
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This podcasts is part of the APM Fundamentals of project management, the APM fundamentals course.

An introduction to the Fundamentals of Project Management from the Association for Project Management. 

 

What's Included In This Section?

  • What is the APM Fundamentals in Project Management?
  • Who will benefit from this course?
  • What resources are available to you?
  • What is the structure and format of the exam?

For more information or a formal qualification based on this podcast visit http://www.parallelprojecttraining.com/distance-learning/apm-project-fundamentals-qualification.

 

Direct download: APM_Fundamentals_Introduction.mp3
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Parallel Project Training are proud to launch an on-line fundamentals of project management course based on the study guide written in partnership with the Association for Project Management. This course gives practical and effective advice on how to manage projects and is ideal for those who are new to thinner project management career. The course package includes

  1. The APM fundamentals study guide written by Parallel Project Training in partnership with the APM.
  2. Twenty bite-size video lectures presented by the authors of the APM fundamentals study guide.
  3. Eighteen reflection exercises in which you consider how to apply the principles to your projects.
  4. Twenty five podcasts which you can download and listen to as you travel. 
  5. Twenty four case study episodes in which you watch a new project manager apply the principles of project management to her first project. 
  6. One hundred and four sample multiple choice questions to check you progress with the course.
  7. A full sample exam paper.
  8. An on-line tutor support via our study group.

The course is available with and without the online APM Project Fundamentals Exam.

Parallel will be offering a £50 discount on the course for the first 3-month. 

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