Associate in Project Management (APM)

Certification Overview

Associate in Project Management (APM)

Exam Code: APM-001

Project management isn't just for construction engineers and military logistics experts anymore. Today, in addition to the regular duties of your job, you are often expected to take on extra assignments and to get that additional job done well, done under budget, and done on time. This E-Course and Certification is not intended to take you from a supervisory or administrative position to that of a project manager. However, the Associate in Project Management (APM)® Certification will familiarize you with the most common terms and the most current thinking about projects. Associate in Project Management (APM)® is an important globally recognized credential in the field of Project Management. Passing the exam and obtaining the APM credential will demonstrate your commitment to project management excellence.

The Associate in Project Management (APM)® certificate is an entry-level certification in the field of Project Management Framework, The APM certificate demonstrates that the candidate has a required knowledge in the field of Project Management confining to the entry-level of project management, candidate who have little or no knowledge of project management can appear for the APM certification.

E-Course Duration: 15 to 20 Hours

e-Competence Framework (e-CF)

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Exam Information

The exam comprises of 50 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 70% (35 out of 50 correct) to pass the exam.

Exams are online and proctored based, using a webcam and a reliable internet connection exams can be taken anywhere and anytime.

The total duration of the exam is 1 hour (60 Minutes).

No external sources of information may be accessed during the exam held via ProctorU. Further details of the materials permitted are provided:

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  • If a Candidate does not pass the exam in the second (2nd) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for third (3rd) time or any subsequent time.

  • The exam can be taken any number of times.

The Associate in Project Management (APM)® Certificate is valid for life.

Associate in Project Management (APM)® is a Registered Trademark of GAQM.

Disclaimer:  Please note that this product has no affiliation to the Association for Project Management (APM), a chartered professional body incorporated in the United Kingdom.


Note: The Associate in Project Management (APM)® Certification has no prerequisites (Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GAQMBok portal), but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.

Course Outline

Module 1 – Project Management Fundamentals

  • Defining a project and project management
  • How projects can benefit you and your organization
  • Project life cycles
  • Selling your own project ideas
  • Role & skills of the project manager
  • Creating a vision
  • Setting project goals
  • Project planning worksheets
  • The statement of work

Module 2 – Project Management Training

  • What a project is
  • Project management basics
  • How projects can help you
  • A project’s life cycle
  • Selling and preparing a project
  • The role of a project manager
  • Project goals
  • Laying out a project
  • Project risks and contingency planning
  • The work breakdown structure
  • Planning tools and budgets
  • Teamwork and development
  • Communication
  • Closing out a project
  • Team meetings
  • Project presentations

Module 3 – Intermediate Project Management

  • What really needs to be done?
  • Scheduling your project
  • The Work Breakdown Structure and other planning tools
  • Budgeting
  • Project risks
  • Schedule and budget compression
  • Change control process
  • Closing out a project

Target Audience

Target Audience

Managers and project team members, students at the graduate or undergraduate level, and/or entry level practitioners, as well as anyone who has an expressed interest in project management as a career or wants to improve their effectiveness in a project management environment

The APM certification is suitable for you if you:

  • Have a basic or limited understanding of project management
  • Are working in a project environment
  • Require knowledge for APM Certification Exam
  • Want an internationally recognised project management qualification

Registration Process for E-Course and Exam

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(E-Course Version)

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  • Valid for 40 days
  • The Package also includes E-Voucher/Access Key for Certification Exam
  • The E-Voucher/Access Key can be used via ProctorU Globally.
  • Includes E-certificate and Digital Badge if you qualify in the exam.
  • Course Duration: 40 Days
  • Price: 150 USD


  • Self Explanatory
  • E-Course is Valid for 20 days
  • This Package doesn't includes E-Voucher for Certification Exam.
  • Candidate has to purchase the E-Voucher separately to take the Certification Exam.
  • Course Duration: 20 Days
  • Price: 50 USD


  • Validity: 240 Days
  • Price: 128 USD
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