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Project Management Course - Level 2

Course Overview

Project Management Certificate Program

Every organisation aims to run smoothly, make sales and profit and increase brand followership. However, for such goals to be met, on-time delivery of projects, accurate risk assessment, realistic project planning, and accurate budgeting have to be ensured.

This project management certificate program explores the core concepts of project management and equips candidates with the crucial skills necessary to become efficient in project management. 

One of our best online project management certificate programs for newcomers, this course is a self-paced, accredited program designed to suit any schedule. Also, candidates need no prior experience to enroll in the course.  Additionally, courses are assignment-based, with assignments submitted at the candidates’ convenient time. Study project management online from home or from anywhere in the world at a pace to suit your lifestyle.

The course begins with an introduction to project management, phases of project life cycle, types of planning tools and resources and also working on a project with established vision statements and goals. Lastly, the risks associated with project management are discussed.

Overall, candidates are presented with the ability to plan, commence and conclude demanding projects at any level.

Course Syllabus

The Diploma in Project Management consists of the following 5 units:

Unit 1:  An overview of Project Management

The first unit introduces candidates to the concept of business projects and project management, along with the roles of various project management professionals. The benefits of project management to organisations are also explained.

Unit 2: Phases of Project Life Cycle

In unit 2, candidates investigate the project life cycle. Each of the core components of the cycle – initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and closure is comprehensively explored in great detail. The life cycle describes high-level processes for delivering successful projects.

Unit 3: Planning Tools

Unit three introduces a variety of essential tools such as Logic Network, PERT chart, Gantt chart, product breakdown structure and work breakdown structure for professional project planning. It also takes candidates through the importance of teamwork, core elements of projects scheduling and preparation.

Unit 4: Working on a project

This unit teaches candidates how to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of a project. Candidates are able to use target chart, investigate project deliverables and S.W.O.T analysis is also covered.

Unit 5: What is Project Risk Management?

Candidates are taught the process of identifying, analysing, prioritising, assigning, responding and monitoring risk that crops up over the life cycle of a project to help the project remain on track and achieve its goal.

Career Path

Candidates that have completed this course will be able to pursue endless career opportunities in top industries such as engineering and construction, financial services, law and in technology. Newbies can start as junior project managers, business analysts or market researchers. Salaries range from £20,000 for new starters to £100,000 for chief operational officers.

Who Shoud Take This Course
  • Professionals looking to climb the career ladder
  • Business owners keen to optimise productivity
  • Candidates looking to boost their career prospect
  • Engineers and other professionals looking to manage projects more efficiently
  • Anyone interested in acquiring project management skills in order to become a better person

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Certification for Professional Development (CPD) has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. 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 demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Certification for Professional Development (CPD) to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer 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.

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Level Level 2
Duration 125 Hours
Endorsement Body Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards


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