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Whether you’re starting out in project management or need to brush up on your skills, the Project Management Essentials course will cover all the tools and techniques required to successfully manage a project. Studying the Project Management Essentials course will equip you with knowledge and understanding, including how to successfully plan a project, estimate and manage risks, and close a project. On completion of this training, you can move on to the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification, which leads to an internationally recognised qualification.

Our virtual learning environment will help you get the most out of your learning experience, allowing you to study around your current commitments. With us, you’ll receive tutor support and 24/7 access to the virtual learning environment with a range of engaging content.

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Those with little to no experience of project management

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Online learning

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Online: Flexible start

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Online: 8 hours

Project Management Essentials course overview

  • Key outcomes

    • Successfully plan a project
    • Write a business case
    • Manage work content and scope management
    • Estimate and manage risks
    • Draw up a critical path analysis
    • Use resources
    • Monitor and control projects
    • Close projects

  • What's included

    • Expert tutor support
    • Online study materials
    • Interactive quizzes
    • Progress review
    • Mock exams
    • Learner community forum

  • Assessment

    There is no exam at the end of this course.
  • Prerequisites

    No formal qualifications are required to start studying this course
  • Progression

    If you wished to gain a full project management qualification, the Project Management Essentials course makes up a portion of the APM Project Management Fundamentals Qualification, which is an internationally recognised qualification.
  • Career path

    Upon completing this course you will be eligible for the following types of roles: Project Administrator, Assistant Project Manager, Project Support Assistant
  • Payment

    Project Management Essentials £249 (inc VAT)
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