BCS PM Foundation + Exam

BCS PM Foundation Course + Exam

BCS PM Foundation Certification

Project Management Foundation Certificate course covers the principles of project management, including project planning, monitoring and control, change control and configuration management, effort estimation, quality and risk management and communication between project stakeholders. It is foundation level course for project management discipline. This course is ideal for individuals looking to start or advance their career in project management through a world-wide recognized qualification by British Computer Society BCA.

The course explains the various risks which are associated with a project within the scope of project management.  This course illustrates the different type of testing which a project undergoes.

This certification is a key requirement for the following jobs:

  • Business Managers
  • Business Change Managers
  • Project Managers and other IT Service Management related jobs

No pre-requisites for this course

Candidates can achieve this certification by passing following exam(s).

  1. ISEB-PM1: Foundation Certificate in Project Management

The certification exam if included in your course can be registered and attempted within 3 months of course/module completion at Logitrain training centre on weekdays during normal business hours (excludes public holidays)

Image of the book Project Management for IT-Related Projects, this is included with the training course at Logitrain

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  • Project management
  • Project planning
  • Monitoring and control
  • Change Control
  • Configuration management
  • Effort estimation
  • Quality and Risk management
  • Business Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Business Change Managers
  • Other IT Service Management Roles
  • Understanding term Project and importance of Project Management
  • System life cycles and variations on conventional project life cycle
  • Implementation strategies
  • Importance and Types of Key Project Documentation
  • Types of planning documentation
  • Post Implementation Review
  • Project deliverables and intermediate products
  • Work and product breakdowns
  • Product definition, Relationship between products and activities in a project
  • Check points and milestones
  • Lapsed time calculation and effort estimation activities
  • Calculation of earliest and latest start and end dates of activities and resulting float
  • Identification and significance of critical paths
  • Resource allocation, smoothing and levelling
  • Resource histograms
  • Work schedules and Gantt charts
  • The project control life cycle
  • The nature of, and the purposes for which, information is gathered
  • Collecting progress information
  • Presenting progress information
  • The reporting cycle
  • Corrective action
  • Reasons for change and configuration management
  • Configuration management
  • Definitions of quality term
  • Quality control versus quality assurance
  • Defining quality: definition and measurement
  • Detection of defects during the project life cycle
  • Quality procedures: entry, process and exit requirements
  • Defect removal processes, including testing and reviews
  • Types of testing
  • The inspection process, peer reviews
  • Principles of IS0 9001:2000 quality management systems
  •  Supplier evaluation
  • Effects of over and under-estimating
  • Effort versus duration; relationship between effort and cost
  • Estimates versus targets
  • Use of expert judgement
  • The Delphi approach
  • Top-down estimating
  • Bottom up approaches to estimating
  • Use of analogy in estimating
  • Definition of the term ‘risk’, components of risk: risk events, probability, impact
  • Categories of risk
  • Identification and prioritization of risk
  • Assessment of risk exposure Risk responses and
  • Typical risks associated with information systems development
  • Assessment of the costs/benefits of risk reduction activities
  • Maintenance of risk registers and risk logs
  • Relationship between programmes and projects
  • Identifying stakeholders and their concerns
  • The project sponsor
  • Establishment of the project authority
  • Membership of project board/steering committee
  • Roles and responsibilities of key players in project
  • Desirable characteristics of project manager
  • Role of project support office
  • The project team and matrix management
  • Reporting structures and responsibilities
  • Management styles and communication
  • Team building
  • Team dynamics

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What is included with the BCS PM Foundation Course?

Includes Official Exam Fee

Take the certification exam within 3 months of course / module completion

Authorized Test Center

Take the official vendor certification exam at the Logitrain training center

Includes Books & Meals

Course material in hardcopy included for you to keep. Full-time courses include meals

Includes Mock & Test Questions

Mock tests included in full-time courses for 3 months from course completion

Includes Course Retake

Sit through the entire course again to clear any doubts. Included in full-time courses

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