Project management competence framework

Provek's framework deployed over 10,000 times

A highly accessible project management competence framework with industry benchmarks for 16 competences against 11 project roles and aligned with the refreshed APM Competence Framework.

Provek’s programme and project management competence framework is simple, comprehensive and has been completed by 1000’s of project professionals.

Benefits to your organisation

Aligned with the refreshed APM Competence Framework
More structured and perceptive training needs analysis
Rigorous and efficient selection of candidates
Target individual and collective benchmarked weaknesses

The framework elements

Definitions – overview on definitions in which the key terms are defined.
Competence matrix – short descriptions of the broad expected level of competence at five levels for each of the sixteen areas.
Role summary – a brief overview of each principal role and an indication of the typical average level of competence across all sixteen areas expected for that role.
Role descriptions – detail on some of the important roles including main accountabilities, person specification and essential minimum levels of key competence areas.


Provek’s competence framework is used by our clients in benchmarking assignments, determining training needs, and selecting staff. The framework is also deployed through our unique tools, such as PMA6 and Scored CV.

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Case studies

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Read examples of how Provek has worked with organisations across many industry sectors to deliver customer satisfaction and benefits.

What have our clients said


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Deploy the right mix of proven online and face to face assessment techniques to identify and develop the project, programme and change management talent in your organisation.

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Develop the project management staff in your organisation with the right standard, tailored or bespoke course and delivery option.

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We work with our clients to embed programme and project management and improve delivery through an engaging and seamless provision of assessment, consultancy and training services.

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