The APM Body of Knowledge 7th edition describes Project management as ‘the application of processes, methods, skills, knowledge, and experience to achieve specific project objectives according to the project acceptance criteria within agreed parameters. Project management has final deliverables that are constrained to a finite timescale and budget.’
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So, why should you train in project management? Project management training and earning industry-recognised project management qualifications are a great way to enhance your CV and add to your skill set, even if you don’t work in a direct project management job role. Having the skills and knowledge gained from project management certifications will benefit individuals across different industries, including IT, manufacturing, construction, digital marketing and more!
Whether you’re considering a career change and are looking for something new, or you’re considering a side-step into a similar industry, there are many reasons why you should consider a career in project management.
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Typical Project Management Job Titles
Once you have earned your project management qualifications, you will be able to apply for a wide range of jobs, including:
There is a wide range of project management qualifications that you can use to help your organisation run budgets on time and within budget. To help you discover which project management qualifications are right for you, we have highlighted the main ones below:
PRINCE2® – Foundation & Practitioner
The world’s most utilised method for Project Management. Developed by AXELOS, this training course offers a practical, flexible, and scalable methodology to manage projects of all types and sizes.
Our PRINCE2 training course teaches you the PRINCE2 methodology, which consists of seven Principles (why), Themes (what) and Processes (how) of project management. Together they provide a navigable path to project management success.
AgilePM® – Foundation & Practitioner
The AgilePM training course helps you manage projects more effectively and introduce you to Agile concepts. Our AgilePM training package takes you through the entire Agile Project Management syllabus, which includes an introduction to Agile, roles and responsibilities, preparing for Agile project management, Pre-Project and Foundation Phases and Products and more.
Certificate Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)
CAPM is the Project Management Institute’s introductory certificate in Project Management, which has been developed around the PMP standard and is intended for those individuals who want to stand out in the job market, with a recognised qualification to enhance your credibility.
Earning this credential will show employers that you understand how to achieve consistent project success, irrespective of scale or formality of the project, which is a facet identified as being highly desirable by the PMI’s 2015 Pulse of the Profession® report.
Project Management Professional (PMP®)
PMP training is the gold standard of project management and boasts over one million certified professionals worldwide. Developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI), this heavyweight project management standard takes the simple framework offered by other methods, adding a process-driven approach to ensure Project Managers and organisations get the same consistent results, irrespective of scale or formality.
This project management training course will enable you to become a licenced Project Manager by earning your PMP certificate. The PMI state a PMP certificate will increase the likely success rate of project implementation and increase the certification holder’s salary by up to 25%.
Other beneficial project management certifications include:
Our project management training courses offer an economical way to earn industry-recognised qualifications online or through our virtual classroom sessions with our expert Project Management Trainers.
Costs vary by method and course, so head over to our project management course page to see our latest course prices.
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