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Course type: E-learning
Duration: Approx 10 - 12 hours
Delivery: Online

APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) 7th Edition E-learning

Accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM), this introductory course will lead to an internationally recognised qualification.This elearning combines multiple voices, animation and interactive exercises, providing training at a time, pace and location to suit individual requirements. 

About the course

The qualification has been designed to provide you with a better understanding of this exciting and challenging discipline and is based on the APM Body of Knowledge 7th Edition.


This course is expected to take approximately 10-12 hours to complete.


There are no formal pre-requisites for this learning or the formal qualification.

Learning objectives

By the end of this course you should:

  • Understand project management and the operating environment
  • Understand project life cycles
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities within projects
  • Understand project management planning
  • Understand project scope management
  • Understand resource, scheduling and optimisation in a project
  • Understand project risk and issue management in the context of a project
  • Understand quality in the context of a project
  • Understand communication in the context of a project
  • Understand leadership and teamwork within a project



  • 12 months online access to our accredited Project Fundamentals qualification (PFQ) course
  • Full tutor support
  • PFQ exam simulator
  • PFQ exam : Valid for 12 months from purchase date. Exam must be taken online via remote proctor

What's covered?

  • Introduction
  • Projects, programmes and portfolios
  • Project lifecycles
  • Situational context and reviews
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Stakeholder management
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Success, benefits and the business case
  • Scope, configuration management and change control
  • Estimating
  • Scheduling
  • Resourcing
  • Risk and issue management 
  • Quality
  • PMP, deployment baseline and communication
  • Procurement and reporting



Target audience

This course is aimed at anyone who wishes to gain a broader understanding of project management and the principles of the profession. 

The PFQ exam is taken online via remote proctor. For more information about taking your exam and to check the technical requirements please click here. 

Exam format

  • 60-question
  • Multiple choice examination
  • One hour duration  

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