12 September 2017
18:00 - 20:30
Audleys Wood Hotel
  • 2017-09-12 18:00:00 2017-09-12 20:30:00 Europe/London PRINCE2 update and APM qualifications Please ensure you have booked through the APM website.  Audleys Wood Hotel, Alton Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG25 2JT Audleys Wood Hotel
Non member ticket: £10.00
Corporate employer ticket: FREE
Corporate member ticket: FREE
Member ticket: FREE
Wessex branch


PRINCE2® update and APM qualifications

Audleys Wood Hotel, Alton Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG25 2JT

Featuring talks from RSM Director, Nigel Bennett and Head of Professional Standards at APM, Gill Hancock, this joint Wessex and Thames Valley APM branch event will begin with the 2017 update of PRINCE2® - a structured project management method and certification programme for practitioners in the methodology.

As one of the authors of the updated model, Nigel will describe first-hand how the update was managed and provide an overview of the main changes over the 2009 edition, as well as changes to the foundation and practitioner exams.

The second half of the evening, delivered by Gill, will provide an overview of the APM qualification suite, exploring the range of qualifications developed by APM, their core values, assessment criteria, learning outcomes, training models and how they benefit the progressive structure for career development.

Both talks will include a brief overview of the changes and updates to qualifications through collaboration with the AXELOS membership scheme.

The 2017 update of PRINCE2® was officially launched in June 2017 and is available to purchase now.

Nigel Bennett is a director at RSM UK Consulting LLP. He helps organisations become more capable of delivering their projects, programmes and portfolios effectively and efficiently.

He is responsible for overseeing and delivering capability services, assessing the competency of project managers, and providing assurance to clients that their projects, programmes and portfolios are on track to deliver their outputs, outcomes and benefits.

Nigel was a member of the authoring teams for the 2009 and 2017 editions of PRINCE2®, and was also part of the team developing P3M3. Nigel is a member of the Association for Project Management (APM).

Gill Hancock joined APM in February 2005 and is the Head of Professional Standards. Gill has significant experience in qualifications development and management and has led a number of successful projects in this area, including Trailblazers, Higher Apprenticeship in Project Management, RPP, Competence Framework edition 2 and development of the proposed Chartered Standard.

Gill is also very involved internationally through work and developments with the International Project Management Association (IPMA).

Gill is a Fellow of APM, with a number of qualifications in project management, an honours degree in European Studies, a post graduate diploma in careers guidance and over 20 years’ experience in qualifications advice, development, management and project management. 

Previous presentations and webinars can be viewed on the APM Slideshare and YouTube channels.

This event is suitable for professionals up to an intermediate level of experience.

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APM Body of Knowledge reference

Section Description
1.1.1 Project management

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