APM Associate Project Manager Level 4
A Project Manager is someone who can take responsibility for projects which can be defined and delivered within different contexts across diverse industry sectors. The projects that are undertaken can be large or small and can be through a variety of sectors.
The course is designed for Project Managers and dependent upon the size of the organisations and the complexity of projects, associate project managers’ job titles will vary, but typically they can include: Assistant Project Manager, Junior Project Manager and Project Team Leader. Some organisations use ‘Project Manager’ as a generic job title.
The programme is ideal for managers who would like to develop their knowledge skills and behaviours in aspects such as project governance, project leadership, project communication, risk and issue management, resource management and budgeting, and cost control. Alongside this, candidates will complete study towards an APM Project Management qualification.
Projects can be defined and delivered within different contexts, across diverse industry sectors. They can be large or small. Every project needs to be managed to ensure its success, An associate project manager knows what needs to be achieved, how it will be achieved, how long it will take and how much it will cost, and works with the project team to achieve the required outcomes. Associate project managers need good planning, organisation, leadership, management and communication skills. An associate project manager utilises resources with suitable skills, qualifications, experience and knowledge to work together in a motivated and integrated team, with clearly defined reporting lines, roles, responsibilities and authorities. Dependent upon the size of the organisations and the complexity of projects, associate project managers’ job titles will vary, but typically they can include: assistant project manager, junior project manager, project team leader. Some organisations use ‘project manager’ as a generic job title.
Delivery of the programme will be through bi-weekly attendance at college with the alternate week being self-study within the workplace to meet the 20% off-the-job training requirements of the apprenticeship. Full workplace delivery may be considered as an alternative delivery method.
Entry Requirements & Interview Process
Each individual will be assessed on a case by case basis. It is important to ensure that you have the full support of your employer in order to complete the programme and meet the requirements of the apprenticeship programme.