APMG-International PPS™(Programme & Project Sponsorship)


APMG-International PPS is a trade mark of The APM Group Limited and Cassini

In today’s modern world organisations are continually moving forward, changing, reviewing and updating their capabilities on a regular basis.

The implementation of new strategies and initiatives will typically be delivered by targeted programmes and/or projects.

Such programmes and projects require a leader and champion to Sponsor and take accountability for successful delivery.

This programme has been developed to provide a clear understanding of what is required in the key role of Programme or Project Sponsor.

It addresses the key questions not only of “What should I be doing?” but also “What is an appropriate level of my involvement?” and “What should others be doing for me?”


This course consists of four complementary modules, detailed as follows:

Module 1

The Role of the Sponsor:

  • What should we do?
  • Why are we doing it?
  • What do I need?
  • What will stop me?

Module 2

Working with People:

  • Who and how?
  • Identifying and overcoming resistance
  • Communication and rapport
  • Building the right team

Module 3

Identifying & Establishing a Programme/Project:

  • The Environment
  • What is the Target?
  • How can I be sure we can deliver?

Module 4

The Delivery Journey:

  • Staying in control
  • Is it good practice or not?
  • Am I being told all I should?

Target Audience

This programme has been designed for anyone who is sponsoring or is about to become the sponsor of, and accountable for, a Change Programme or Project.

This programme is applicable to any organisation wishing to ensure that their business change leaders have a comprehensive understanding of their roles and responsibilities. It would be particularly relevant to:

  • Senior Responsible Owners
  • Project Sponsors
  • Project Executives
  • Programme Directors
  • Departmental Directors


Although this course is not prescriptive, it is assumed that delegates attending are familiar with Programme and Project Management and related frameworks.


  • Objective testing
  • 65 questions per paper
  • 65 marks required to pass (out of 100 available) - 65%
  • 90 minutes duration
  • Closed book

All APMG International PPS™ Online courses on this page are offered by ILX Group an ATO of AXELOS Limited

APMG International PPS is a trademark of The APM Group Limited, All rights reserved.

Price: £164.00