APM Introductory Certificate

What is the Introductory Certificate?
The APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology and is for those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of the profession.

Who is it for?
An understanding of project management is fast becoming an essential life skill for all professionals. The development to the IC standard would suit project team members, those embarking on a career in project management and graduates / trainees whose technical skills will contribute to project delivery. No prior knowledge or experience is required for this qualification.

What is assessed?
The Introductory Certificate in Project Management syllabus assesses the key elements of the project management lifecycle and covers 27 knowledge areas from the APM Body of Knowledge 5th edition including planning and scheduling, communication, teamwork, resource management, project risk management and project reviews.


How is it assessed?
Assessment is through a 60 question, multiple choice examination, taken over 1 hour. Full details of the examination process can be found in the Introductory Certificate Candidate Guidance Notes.


How does the Project Academy deliver this programme?

Our Introductory Certificate course covers the full syllabus and preparation for the exam. It is normally delivered over a 2-day single event at the client’s premises or a venue sourced by the client. We will organise the exam arrangements with the APM