Who is it for?

  • This certificate is appropriate for anyone involved in or affected by IT projects; this extends to users, buyers and directors.

Entry requirements

  • No entry requirements, although the candidate is expected to have basic working knowledge of IT.

What will I learn?

  • Candidates will be able to demonstrate and execute an understanding of the principles of project management in their organisation, including an understanding of:

    • Project planning
    • Monitoring and control
    • Change control and configuration management
    • Effort estimation
    • Quality and risk management
    • Communication between project stakeholders

 

The syllabus includes training objectives, details of modules and learning hours:

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How do I get this certification?

Training and exam (recommended)

Take this course with one of our accredited training providers.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last three days.

Where can I study?

At a BCS accredited training provider near you.

How much does it cost?

Course prices vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

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Exam only (self study)

Ideal if you’re self-motivated and already know something about IS project management.

How long will it take?

It usually takes a minimum of 18 hours to prepare for the exam.

Where do I sit my exam?

At any Pearson VUE test centre across the world.

How much does it cost?

Exam price: £192 (£160.00 + VAT)

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What format is the exam?

  • One hour 'closed book' with 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA Regulation or SQA.