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Certificate in Project Management

Course Overview

Project Management Training Course

For projects to be successfully completed in accordance with predetermined goals, efficient organisation and resources management is crucial.

The intermediate project management training course provides a comprehensive analysis of the concepts of project management to produce candidates who can outstandingly complete assigned projects on time, within scope and budget towards meeting organisational goals.

With no prior experience or education required, our endorsed project management training courses are designed to suit everyone's need. The course's flexible nature also allows candidates to understand its concepts at their own time and from anywhere in the world.    Additionally, the assignment-based course prepares candidates for real-life challenges upon the completion of their study.

This course begins with an overview of project management and then takes a critical look at the stages involved in planning a project. It then delves into project scope management, time management, and how to manage project quality. The course concludes with an investigation into project communication and global project management.

The need for thorough and efficient project managers in all sectors is on the rise due to the lack of well-trained individual. On completing this course, candidates are equipped with the appropriate knowledge and sought-after skills critical to becoming outstanding project management professionals.

Choose from a selection of endorsed project management training courses online, or call our admissions team anytime for more information.

Course Syllabus

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

Unit 1:  An overview of Project Management

This first unit discusses the principles of project management, what project management involves, its importance and essential tools and techniques. Project lifecycle and project constraints are introduced as well.

Unit 2: Planning a project

This unit explores the concepts of project planning which includes project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control, and closure. Candidates also learn about professional project closure, project control, and management techniques.

Unit 3: Project Scope Management

Course content moves to project scope management in the third unit where candidates are made to understand its processes – planning, controlling and closing. Also, product scope and project scope are examined along with the differences between them.

Unit 4: Time Management and Project Management

Time management is an aspect crucial to the success of any project. The fourth unit focuses on the importance of professional and accurate management of time along with the creation of workable and comprehensive project schedules.

Unit 5: Project Quality and Risk Management

Unit 5 shifts attention to the two vital aspects of project management – project quality and risk management. Candidates are taught the process of quality evaluation to meet or exceed organisational goals and objectives. Candidates are also exposed to risk analysis and decision-making in project management.  

Unit 6: Communication skills in project management

Unit 6 focuses on the importance of effective and professional communication to all stakeholders for successful project planning and execution. Project constraints, assumptions, communications planning and modalities are explored. Candidates are able to effectively plan, manage and control communications during projects on completing this course.

Unit 7: Global Project Management

The final uni centres on the benefits and prospects of managing international projects and how to handle them efficiently. Differences between domestic and international projects, global communication, conflict management and other essential global knowledge areas are covered.

Career Path

On completing the course, candidates are well-prepared to take up roles in various sectors such as energy, manufacturing, technology, finance and others. They may be able to secure top jobs as assistant project managers, operational officers, etc.

Who Shoud Take This Course
  • Business owners and managers seeking to improve their abilities
  • Candidates interested in international career opportunities
  • Professionals looking to demonstrate better project performance
  • Executives who wish to increase their business profit margin
  • Professionals looking to climb the career ladder and earn higher salaries
  • Candidates who are to further their education

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 3 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 3
Duration 200 Hours
Endorsement Body Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards


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