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Programme and Project Sponsorship (PPS)

PPS e-Learning Pack

The fastest and most cost effective route to the APMG qualification for Senior Responsible Owners (SROs) and Sponsors or Executives of programmes & projects

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Course Overview

The ILX PPS e-learning course is the fastest and most cost effective way to get your APMG Programme and Project Sponsorship certificate. It is equivalent to a two day classroom course. Using voice, animation and activities, the course takes approximately eight hours to complete and can be taken anywhere, anytime.

The main body of the course consists of six sessions combining multiple voices, with animation, and interactive exercises, allowing learning at a time and pace to suit each and every student.

Everything you need - included in the package:

  • The full course delivered on CD-ROM
  • Material consisting of animations, audio and interactive exercises
  • Exam fee - booking details below
  • Course workbook
  • Additional features such as sticky notes, a "favourites" option, simple administration functionality, review bar and real time pause
  • Randomised PPS exam simulator

How and where do I take the PPS exam?

The PPS exam fee is included in this e-learning package and can be taken up to 12 months after purchase in locations worldwide.

ILX run exams in over 250 countries worldwide, so you can book at a location convenient to you. Booking your exam couldn't be easier - details will be sent with your pack.

View our current schedule of dates and locations


The course consists of 6 topics combining multiple voices, with animation, and interactive exercises, allowing learning at a time and pace to suit each and every student.

  • Introduction
  • Sponsors Get a Bad Press
  • Sponsor Executive Briefings
  • What are we Dealing With?
  • The Focus of this Material
The Role of the Programme and Project Sponsor (PPS)
  • The role of the Sponsor
  • Early thinking about strategy
  • The key tools
The Sponsor Working with People
  • Engagement with stakeholders by the SRO and other Sponsors
  • How people react to change
  • Communications
  • Selection and appointment of a Programme/Project Manager
  • Creation of appropriate delivery teams
  • Leadership
  • Influencing
Identifying and Establishing a Programme/ Project
  • Clearly identifying, defining and articulating the purpose of the programme
  • Establishing an environment which will maximise the chances of success
  • Providing appropriate direction and making the right interventions during initiation
The Delivery Journey
  • Issues requiring the attention of the sponsor during delivery of a Programme or Project
  • Recognising and effecting closure of a Programme or Project.
Exam Simulator
  • Randomised PPS exam questions

Target Audience

This programme has been designed for anyone who is sponsoring or is about to become the sponsor of, and accountable for, a Change Programme or Project.

This programme is applicable to any organisation wishing to ensure that their business change leaders have a comprehensive understanding of their roles and responsibilities. It is particularly relevant to:

  • Senior Responsible Owners
  • Project Sponsors
  • Project Executives
  • Programme Directors
  • Departmental Directors

Course Benefits and Features

Saves time and money

You won't have to pay for travel and accommodation as e-learning allows delegates to train anywhere, anytime. You don't even require an Internet connection to run this course!

Prepares delegates to pass the exam

The ILX PPS e-learning course unique mock exam simulator allows delegates to test and re-test their understanding of Programme and Project Sponsorship and be confident for the exam.

Provides optimum enjoyment and knowledge retention

The ILX PPS e-learning course is broken into bite-size lessons and combines leading edge multi-media and interactive exercises for optimum enjoyment and knowledge retention.

Has full support

Full tutorial support is available via phone and email for the duration of study, so delegates needn't feel isolated while they are learning.

Promotes self paced learning

Delegates can study at their own pace by bookmarking their progress and picking up where they left off at a pace that suits them. The course takes around eight hours to complete and most people spread it over one or two weeks. Delegates can take the examination up to twelve months after you purchase the course - plenty of time to study the material.

Why e-learning?

Technological improvements and advances in educational design mean that e-learning is no longer just a low cost alternative to traditional training methods. In many respects our courseware offers training which is superior to the majority of available "classroom" options. Not only is the effectiveness of the training process enhanced, but also the convenience and overall cost efficiency of e-learning makes it a compelling option for training. Delegates gain the knowledge that they need and the training can be targeted at specific individual requirements, any time, any place. Delegates also learn at their own pace and can repeat each section as many times as required during the course and as a refresher.

Require Training for a Group?

Call us on +61 (0)2 8035 4350 to discuss your training requirements or fill in a request a quote form and we will get back to you with a tailored quote.

What's Next?

You can buy a single user pack online for AU $1095+GST or call +61 (0)2 8035 4350 to speak with a training advisor in order to discuss your requirements.

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