PROJECT MANAGEMENT APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR

This category aims to recognise excellence in a Higher or Degree Apprentice undertaking a Project Management standard within the UK.

The category is open to those currently on an apprenticeship programme as well as those who have completed their programme in 2020 or 2021. Entrants can either self-nominate or be nominated by their employer but may only enter this category once. Entrants can be members or non-members of APM.

Entries must take the form of a 1,000-word statement addressing the criteria below and up to two pieces of supporting evidence which may only include:

  • images and/or graphics (no text, just short captions)
  • a link to a video no more than 2 minutes in length

 

  Category criteria 

Weighting 

Commitment

  • Demonstrates a commitment to personal development
  • Demonstrates a commitment to dealing successfully with work challenges 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the profession through external advocacy/ambassadorial work
  • Demonstrates examples of personal qualities (communication, leadership) that have supported success at work

30% 

Contribution

  • Demonstrates examples of going above and beyond what is required
  • Demonstrates examples of skills applied and new skills gained on the programme
  • Demonstrates examples of contributing towards team objectives

50% 

Career 

  • Demonstrates clarity on the skills the applicant needs for future success
  • Demonstrates potential for future career development in the Project profession

20% 

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