Further your professional project
management career with this comprehensive part-time programme. Master the tools and techniques essential for today's multi-skilled Project Manager
The Certificate Programme in Project Management Practice is a five-month programme primarily aimed at newly appointed or aspirant project managers and project co-ordinators who want to develop a solid grounding in the essential skills of project management. The course is also an essential building block for delegates wishing to pursue professional project management certification.
New project managers generally co-ordinate simple to moderately complex projects, and generally work under the guidance of a senior project manager or programme manager. Whilst it is not essential for delegates on this programme to be currently working as a project manager, it would be beneficial because they would then be able to immediately practise the skills taught on the programme in their workplace.
This course is therefore ideal for project managers who may already have some experience and wish to formalise their project management knowledge or for aspiring project managers who have not yet had the opportunity to manage a project
•a good understanding of the role, key skills and techniques of the project manager
•how to define a projects’ scope and objectives clearly
•how to analyse, manage and communicate with all project stakeholders
•how to estimate, plan and allocate resources to a project
•to prepare and manage a project schedule and budget and how to manage project risks
•how to establish and execute an effective project monitoring and control process
•soft skills in a project context and improve personal and professional effectiveness
The course comprises instructor-led training, supplemented by readings, exercises and practical group work.
Homework tasks and knowledge tests ensure that the delegate is able to apply the skills to case studies and scenarios.
Various formats are available, ranging from public to in-house courses, as well as part-time, full-day or hybrid formats. Schedules for in-house courses are flexible and the certificate can be co-branded.
This course has a formal assessment mechanism. To pass the course, delegates will need to complete and pass the following assessments:
•A theoretical exam
•Contribution and participation
Alternative assessments may apply to in-house courses.