Overview of this Programme and Project Sponsorship Course

What you will learn

The Programme and Project Sponsorship course focuses on the Programme- and Project Sponsor and what will be required of them during a programme or project. You will be taught what the involvement of a sponsor entails, the level to which they will be involved in the programme or project and what the Sponsor will require of others who are working on the programme or project.

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The Programme and Project Sponsorship course teaches students the following:

  • Sponsor Roles
  • Identifying a programme or project
  • Establishing a programme or project
  • The journey to delivery

Course Certification Details

Programme and Project Sponsorship Course Assessment

In order to achieve your Programme and Project Sponsorship certification, you will need to study the Programme and Project Sponsors course and pass the official Programme and Project Sponsors exam. This qualification is internationally recognised and is awarded by APMG International.

Programme and Project Sponsorship Course Requirements

Although there are no formal prerequisites for this course, it is assumed that you have a firm understanding of the Cabinet Office Best Practice Guidance and\or project management leadership techniques as found in PRINCE2 and MSP.

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Programme and Project Sponsorship (PPS)

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Career Path Opportunities

The Programme and Project Sponsorship course is suited to anyone looking to work in any of the following roles:

  • Programme Manager
  • Senior Responsible Owner
  • Project Sponsor
  • Project Executive
  • Programme Director
  • Departmental Director

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Course Curriculum

Programme and Project Sponsorship (PPS)

The role of the sponsor
  1. What should we do?
  2. Why are we doing it?
  3. What do I need?
  4. What will stop me?
Working with people
  1. Who and how?
  2. Identifying and overcoming resistance
  3. Communication and rapport
  4. Building the right team
Identifying and establishing a programme/project
  1. The environment
  2. What is the target?
  3. How can I be sure we can deliver?
The delivery journey
  1. Staying in control
  2. Is it good practice or not?
  3. Am I being told all I should?

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this an open-book exam?

No, the Programme and Project Sponsorship exam is entirely closed-book and you will not be allowed to use any supporting material during your exam.

How long will I have to complete the exam?

You will be given 1 and a half hour (90 minutes) in which to complete your exam.

What is the pass mark for this exam?

In order to pass you exam, you will need to score at least 65%.

What is the format of the exam?

The Programme and Project Sponsorship exam is made up of 65 objective testing questions.

Value of Your Qualification

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