Associate Project Manager Level 4
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3aaa Apprenticeships have worked with employers including Rolls Royce, Royal Mail and Westminster City Council to create a unique Associate Project Manager programme to assist your employees in developing the skills required to run successful projects.
Throughout the 15 month programme, topics that will be covered include the principles of project management, governance and stakeholder management, leadership and communications and risk and issue management. By working with diverse employers, we’ve developed this programme to help your business grow in terms of being able to define projects and deliver them across diverse industry sectors within different contexts, ensuring the completion and success of projects.
Project Management and The Operating Environment
By taking part in this module, learners will deepen their understanding of different contexts in which projects can be delivered, including health, safety, and environment management and use of PESTLE and SWOT analysis. Learners will also be able to differentiate between project, programme and portfolio management.
Project Life Cycle & Management Structure
Learners will be able to define a project life cycle and its phases whilst outlining processes for sharing knowledge and lessons learned throughout projects and reviewing processes. Learners will also refine their knowledge of the different types of organisational structures, the roles and responsibilities within a project setting and the functions and benefits of project office facility.
Project Management Planning
Through this module, learners will understand the use of a business case and its importance during the project life-cycle as well as stakeholder management. They’ll also learn the importance of scheduling and estimating for project activities including how they can be quality assessed.
Project Scope Management
Learners will be able to define a scope in terms of outputs, outcomes and benefits. They will also be able to identify the stages of change control and its relationship to configuration management.
Scheduling and Resource Management
Learners will learn the processes for creating and maintaining a project schedule. They will also learn the fundamentals of allocating resources to a schedule and how to manage a budget.
Risk Management and Issue Management
This module highlights the stages of risk management processes and the responses to risk, as well as the differences between risks and issues.
Project Quality Management
For this module, learners will be able to define quality management, quality planning, quality assurance and continual improvements. They will also be able to identify benefits of a quality management process.
The Principles of Leadership, Teamwork & Communication for success in a project
Here, learners will be able to describe the key contents of a project communication plan. They will also be able to explain the benefits of effective communication.
Understand Project Procurement
In this module, learners will learn about the procurement strategy, its purpose, content and importance. They will also understand contractual relationships and their differences.
Understand Governance of Project Management and the Use of Structured Methodologies
This module will enable learners to describe the principles of governance of project management and explain the advantages of using standard project methodologies.
Learning & Assessment
The programme is designed to last on average 15 months. The learning coach will guide participants through the programme enabling them to show the skills, knowledge and behaviours to increase efficiency and productivity. Our learning coach will also support participants to develop a portfolio to showcase their best work to demonstrate the skills and knowledge that they have gained.
This programme consists of 10 modules, each of which have a days Workshop training included, which have been designed with industry experts to ensure project managers complete this programme with the skills and knowledge to take their business forward.
Please see below a list of delivery locations for this programme. The delivery schedule for each of these location can be downloaded by clicking on the View Schedule button. You can enquire on these cohorts by clicking on Enquire Now.
|Location||Starting Month||Schedule||Programme Enquiries|
|Southampton||September 2018||View Schedule||Enquire Now|
|Sheffield||September 2018||View Schedule||Enquire Now|
|London||September 2018||View Schedule||Enquire Now|
|Bristol||November 2018||View Schedule||Enquire Now|
|Birmingham||November 2018||View Schedule||Enquire Now|
|Cambridge||November 2018||View Schedule||Enquire Now|
|Manchester||March 2019||View Schedule||Enquire Now|