|Course Level||Level 3|
|Awarding Body||ABC AWARDS|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||200 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
The efficiency and consistency with which goals are met plays a pivotal role in the success and strength of the modern business. Establishing, reaching and ultimately exceeding targets can make the difference between a brand of real prowess and a struggling underdog. Professional project management therefore underpins both short and long-term business success – a specialism that incorporates a variety of disciplines. Across public and private sectors alike, demand for outstanding project managers at all levels is uniquely strong and consistent.
This project management certification online, builds the perfect foundation upon which to begin or enhance rewarding careers in a wide variety of business settings. Though an interest in business management is preferable, no specific experience or prior education is required to benefit from this course. Over the course of seven intensive modules, of online certificate project management, candidates explore the importance of project management from a contemporary corporate perspective, along with the duties and responsibilities of the professional project manager. Course content introduces risk assessment, project time management, key communication skills and the importance of comprehensive project planning. Along with an outline of various tools and techniques of importance to the project manager, candidates are provided with an overview of international project management.
This project management online certificate, is delivered over seven in-depth modules:
Module 1 – Introduction to Project Management
The course begins with a broad introduction to project management as a contemporary concept, incorporating an overview of the duties and responsibilities of the project manager. Additional concepts introduced and explored include project constraints, the project life cycle, important project management tools and a series of associated core principles.
Module 2 – Planning a Project
Course content in Module 2 focuses on the project planning phase, guiding candidates through initial planning considerations, project initiation and the ultimate implementation of the project. Professional project closure is also brought into the discussion, along with an outline of effective project management control techniques/strategies.
Module 3 – Project Scope Management
The primary core focus of Module 3 is project scope management, which also outlines the key differences between product scope and project scope. Project plan implementation is discussed at length, along with the key components of both the project scope statement and scope management plans.
Module 4 – Project Time Management
The importance of effective and efficient project time management follows in Module 4. Along with the overall value of professional time management, candidates explore a variety of time management tools, project constraints, risk management plans and how to plan and implement detailed and accurate project schedules.
Module 5 – Managing Project Quality and Risk
Course Module 5 turns attention to risk assessment and management from the perspective of the professional project manager. Along with a variety of risk categories and associated identification techniques, candidates investigate the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats matrix (SWOT analysis) in-depth.
Module 6 – Managing Communication on a Project
Communication is focused on more intensively in Module 6, in which candidates explore the value and role of strategic communications at all levels throughout any given project. Additional concepts and subtopics covered include administrative closures, project constraints, effective communications planning and modalities.
Module 7 – Managing Projects Globally
Closing the course, Module 7 provides candidates with a broad overview of international project management, along with a series of associated challenges and opportunities. Conflict management and communications management are explored from a global project management perspective, along with collaborative management strategies.
Each Instalment: £25
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that OHSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by OHSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.