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APMG Project Planning & Control™ (PPC) Course

Gain the tools needed to become an effective project planner.

Project Planning & Control supports the publication of the APM's guide, ‘Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring and Control – The Practical Project Management of Time, Cost and Risk.’

The book is the APM’s first comprehensive set of guidance and best practice for project planning and control and is applicable across all industries and sectors.

The intention of the guidance is to help raise understanding so that standards can be set by organizations 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.

Project Planning & Control guidance and training will:

  • Give a step by step controls guide from project initiation to execution.
  • Provide a holistic overview of the interdependencies between planning and controls functions.
  • Be a practical and scalable companion to almost any project controls professional.
  • Enable effective capability growth for delivery organizations.


Foundation

Who is Foundation for?
  • Planning Managers & Engineers.
  • Project Control Managers & Engineers.
  • Cost Engineers.
  • Project Managers.
What are the key things you will learn?
  • The approaches and products used to gain a clear definition of a project.
  • The approaches and techniques used to plan and close a project.
  • The selection and use of appropriate scheduling techniques.
  • The practices used for rigorous monitoring to enable proactive control of the project.
  • The basis for good record keeping, which also facilitates the virtuous feedback and learning cycle.
Exam format:
  • Multiple Choice
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) – 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed-book


Practitioner

Who is Practitioner for?
  • Planning Managers & Engineers.
  • Project Control Managers & Engineers.
  • Cost Engineers.
  • Project Managers.
What are the key things you will learn?
  • The approaches and key products used to gain a clear definition of a project
  • The approaches and techniques used to plan and close a project
  • The scheduling techniques and appropriate presentation of the outputs
  • The management of risk in the planning, execution and evaluation of a project
  • The practices and data used for rigorous monitoring to enable proactive control of the project.
Exam format:
  • Complex Multiple Choice
  • 8 question paper with 10 marks available per question
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) – 50%
  • 3 hour duration
  • Open-book (Project Planning & Control guide only)

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