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What is APM Learning?

Expand your knowledge with the development resource for project professionals

As part of our ongoing commitment to provide our members with opportunities to learn, share and develop their understanding we have established APM Learning to host a range of interactive digital learning content that is quality assured and approved by APM. 

Key project management topics are categorised in line with the APM Body of Knowledge offering best practice guidance, tools and templates to support you in your professional role.

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APM Learning is only available to fee paying individual members and Honorary Fellows. This online resource provides members with access to digital versions of Specific Interest Group (SIG) guides, an array of modules and other digital learning resources as part of the membership benefit. 

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Latest module now launched - Quality management

Quality management is about steering a project towards its goals. Ensuring it delivers the objectives set out in the requirements.

In this module, we’ll look at how you can define what quality means in your project, and how you can put together a plan to allow you to deliver it.

Keep an eye out for new modules coming to APM Learning soon ...

  • Requirements management
  • Demystifying scrum
  • Configuaration management

What will you find in APM Learning

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This glossary is a unique collection of popular project management terms sourced from the fifth, sixth and seventh editions of the APM Body of Knowledge and other APM publications.

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Podcast library

We provide an extensive library of short, succinct 10 minute learning podcasts covering a wide range of topics including leadership, project management, productivity, wellbeing, growth and curiosity the scope is broad. 

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Information sheets

APM information sheets are short and easy to read and are aligned with the Body of Knowledge. They cover a broad range of project management topics and provide a comprehensive overview

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Resource library

Learning modules offer a series of interactive learning topics which all align with sections in the APM Body of Knowledge 7th edition. New topics are added regularly.

SIG guides and publications are free to download through APM Learning

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Tools and templates

Basic project management templates, generic, fit-for-purpose and copyright free.

Access to a set of checklists extracted from APM publications and presented in a self-contained format for ease of use.

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Body of Knowledge

The APM Body of Knowledge 7th Edition is a foundational resource, providing the concepts, functions and activities that make up professional project management.

My activities will help you stay on top of your learning and progress

'My activities' on APM Learning is your personal space which allows you to see, at a glance, content that you have selected from the resource library.

Accessible from your desktop or mobile you will be able to access your saved activities when you are on the move.

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APM Information sheets

APM Information Sheets provide a concise, top-level explanation of key project management principles, aligned to the APM Body of Knowledge. Together, they build to become a comprehensive resource to help define and apply project management good practice.

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Topics in the series so far include:

  • Baseline
  • Benefits management
  • Business as usual (BAU)
  • Business case
  • Change control
  • Communication
  • Communications plan
  • Critical path and critical chain
  • Early project closure
  • Earned value management (EVM)
  • Key project roles
  • Leadership styles
  • Life cycles
  • Project reviews
  • Programme management office (PMO)
  • Project governance
  • Projects, programmes and portfolios
  • Project management plan (PMP)
  • Requirements management
  • Resource smoothing and resource levelling
  • Risk management
  • Role of the project manager
  • Role of the sponsor
  • Scope
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Strategic change
  • Supplier selection
  • Temporary organisations

Free sheet download - Projects, programmes and portfolios



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