ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER

Our Associate Project Manager programme is designed to equip your employee with the skills and knowledge to enable them to excel in their project management role. Your Associate Project Managers will learn to identify project goals, set clear targets and objectives, plan around a specific time scale and set and manage a project budget. Successful project management also involves being able to communicate with, and effectively manage, all relevant stakeholders. This is why our programme also teaches employees to work with and manage relevant project teams.

LEVEL 4

ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER

WHAT WILL BE COVERED

Over this 18-month programme, your Associate Project Manager will cover topics that will help to develop
their understanding of key project functions and operations. Your Project Managers will learn to utilise
resources effectively, taking into consideration skills, qualifications, experience and knowledge in order to
have a motivated and integrated team.

BENEFITS OF THIS PROGRAMME

Your Associate Project Manager will be able to:

  • Effectively set, measure and manage the budget and cost of a project.
  • Identify and apply the objectives of a project, using them to inform decisions throughout the project.
  • Effectively scope out a project to create a viable project plan.
  • Identify potential risk within any project and produce a risk management plan in order to reduce impact.
  • Negotiate the legal implications of contracting and navigate procurement processes.

TYPICAL JOB ROLES

Job roles that would fit our Associate Project Manager programme:

  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Junior Project Manager
  • Project Team Leader
  • Project Supervisor
  • Associate Project Managers

TRAINING AND MENTORING

Over the course of this 18-month programme, your Associate Project Manager will have regular communications with their assigned learning coach, either through face-to-face visits or telephone contact. They will also be requried to attend delivery workshops, where they will learn the technical skills and knowledge to support their role and day-to-day activities. Your Project Manager will also receive masterclasses from industry experts, workplace visits from their designated learning coach and preparation workshops in anticipation of their End-Point Assessment. All of the support given is provided so that your Project Manager has the best possible opportunity and experience to succeed, both on this programme, and in their career.

The coach will guide your Project Manager through the programme, offering support at every stage, helping them to build an electric portfolio of evidence to demonstrate the skills and knowledge that they have developed.

INDUSTRY RECOGNISED QUALIFICATIONS

Upon starting the programme, your Associate Project Managers will have the opportunity to become student members of the Association for Project Management (APM) as the first step of professional membership. Your Project Managers will also be eligible for progression to associate membership upon successful completion of an IPMA Level D equivalent qualification.

Either before or during the programme, your Project Manager will be required to achieve level 2 qualifications in Maths and English prior to taking the End-Point Assessment.

UTILISING YOUR APPRENTICESHIP LEVY FUNDS

This programme can be paid for through your Apprenticeship Levy contributions. The cost for this programme is £9,000, which would be paid through your Digital Apprenticeship Service account. Our expert team can work closely with your business to help you manage and effectively utilise your Apprenticeship Levy funds.

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