|Course Level||Level 2|
|Awarding Body||ABC AWARDS|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||125 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Project management is a diverse and demanding field for which a variety of interconnecting disciplines must be mastered. Almost every business will at any one time be juggling a variety of projects and processes – the success or otherwise of eachhaving a significant impact on overall performance. From the smallest of physical store revamps to large multinational mergers, the responsibilities of the project manager are as varied and challenging as they are rewarding.
This outstanding project management online course, offers a solid introduction to this highly-specialised supervisory discipline. Suitable for current members of the workforce and those looking to begin fulfilling new careers, no specific prior experience or knowledge is required to get the very most out of this certificate. A series of five intensive modules of project management course online, gradually guide candidates through the duties and responsibilities of the contemporary project manager, along with an introduction to the project life cycle and a breakdown of project planning essentials. Coupled with an exploration of key project planning resources, tools and associated challenges, candidates discover why it is that the modern business is fundamentally dependent on forward-thinkers with higher-level project management skills.
This project management course, is delivered over five in-depth modules:
Module 1 – Introduction to Project Management
The course begins by introducing candidates to the contemporary project manager, outlining the primary duties, responsibilities and value of working professionals. The benefits of projects from a corporate perspective are explored, along with a breakdown of each of the eight most essential project elements.
Module 2 – Project Life Cycle
Course Module 2 provides candidates with an overview of the project life cycle, which is dissected into its core elements and investigated in-depth. Additional subtopics introduced include commonly experienced PR issues, effective strategies for working with the media and why establishing an appropriate media image is important.
Module 3 – Project Planning Tools
The following course module explores a series of helpful project planning tools, while also discussing the importance of accurate project preparation and scheduling. Candidates discuss a variety of related concepts, including the role of teamwork in project management, the work breakdown structure, network diagrams and the use of project flow charts.
Module 4 – Working on A Project
Moving the project forward to implementation represents the central theme in Module 4, incorporating an investigation of the vision process and exactly why project goals must be pinpointed and established ahead of time. Additional subtopics introduced include the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats Matrix (SWOT Analysis), project deliverables, target charts and more.
Module 5 – Project Risk Management
Concluding the course, the final module explores the most important principles of project risk management from a contemporary corporate perspective. Candidates are guided through effective risk identification strategies, the importance of risk reduction/avoidance and the basics of both crisis management and business contingency planning.
Paying in Instalments: £340(Interest FREE Instalments)
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 2 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.
Q. How does Distance / Online Learning work?
All our courses offer the flexibility of learning. These are divided into units. After each course unit the student is required to complete and submit an assignment. Students work through each unit at your own pace. There are no deadlines for completing and submitting the assignments. Tutor marks the assignment and uploads the result on the portal. The student then moves on to the next unit and this way completes the course. All the submitted work is assessed by the awarding body at the moderation stage. Recognised Certificate is issued by the awarding body.
Q. When can I start the course?
You can start the course anytime. The enrolments are continued throughout the year.
Q. What is the enrolment process?
Enrolment process is very simple. After you have chosen the course you wish to take you can just fill in an online form and we will send you invoice for the course fee. On receipt of payment we will give you course access and your course tutor will contact you as well. You can even start right now by paying the course fee online.
Q. Can I take up the course if I am not in the UK?
Yes, you can. All our courses can be taken up and completed from anywhere around the world. If you are an international student you will enjoy the same support as any other student within the UK does.
Q. How long does it take to complete the course?
This entirely depends on you that how much time you dedicate to your studies and how fast you intend to complete the course. We have provided estimated study hours for each course on the course page. You can plan your study according to your own schedule.
Q. Will I get tutor support?
Yes. all our courses come will one to one tutor support. This support is available for duration of the course. Once you will enrol on the course you will be allocated an experience tutor who will guide you throughout the course. The tutor will mark your assignments and will provide you feedback on your submitted work. You can contact your tutor through email.
Q. Can I retake the assignment if I fail it once?
Yes, In that case your tutor will ask you to resubmit your assignment and will highlight the areas where you need improvement.
Q. Is there any deadline for submitting the assignments?
No, there are no deadlines for the submission of assignments. Students work at their own pace and plan their study according to their own schedule. However you will submit one assignment at a time so that the tutor can mark one and can give you feedback. Following which you can move on to your next unit and assignment.
Q. Do I need to sit an exam at the end?
All our courses are assignment based. Your submitted work is assessed throughout the course. There is no final exam at the end.
Q. Do I need to purchase any text books?
College provides comprehensive course materials containing all the relevant information you require to complete the course. All this is all included in the course fee. However we encourage our students to undertake additional study on the topics. For further help we have provided additional supporting material on the portal. There are also useful links relevant to the course you are studying.
Q. English is not my first language can I still complete the course?
All our courses have been specially written for home study keeping in mind that our students come from all parts of the world and English is not the first language for most of them. Our course materials are written in easy to understand English. If you have basic English skills you can easily complete the course.
Q. What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements for most of our courses. All you need to have is the motivation and commitment for completing the course.