Project Management Diploma

This diploma has been created to help you learn all the skills required to effectively plan, progress and complete a project. You'll cover topics that are aligned to renowned the Prince2 methodology. 

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Is this for you?

This diploma is ideal if you want to add to your existing skillset or are looking to work in a role which demands top-level organisation and project management skills such as a Project Manager, Project Planner, Planning Manager, Team Leader, PA, EA, Office Manager or Virtual Assistant. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 200 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type

diploma

Duration

200 hours or 8 weeks full-time study.

About this diploma

Every project a business carries out is unique. They can vary from small scale, right through to the more complex and diverse, involving multiple teams and locations. Anyone who leads a project, no matter the size, should possess high-level project management skills.

 

This Project Management Diploma has been created to help you learn to manage a project successfully through its initiation, planning, progression and closure. As well as this you will develop other skills such as leadership, communication, risk management and financial management.

 

Once you have successfully completed your Diploma you will receive a globally recognised Pitman Training certification. You will also be well placed to go on and undertake the Prince2 Foundation examination* should you wish to.

* Please note this examination will need to be arranged and paid for separately at an appropriate Prince2 registered examination centre.

Aims and Objectives

The Project Management Diploma is ideal if you’d like to learn project management practices and skills which adhere to the Prince2 standards and methods.

Courses Included

Prince2 Foundation

In this PRINCE2® Foundation course you’ll start by looking at principles of organising and starting up a project, You’ll work through initiating a project, assessing risk, monitoring progress, managing change right through to closing a project.

Project Management Fundamentals

Split into four engaging parts, this course takes you through the full life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it is, planning every aspect, implementation, completion and evaluation of a project. 

Project 2013

This course is designed to introduce you to the new features of Microsoft Project 2013 so that you can be confident in setting up, running and managing a project utilising this programme.

Word

Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment, in as short a time as possible. 

alternative Word Expert

This training course in Microsoft Word will propel your Word skills forward to an advanced level. Over several lessons, you’ll become confident in a range of Word’s more sophisticated features. 

Excel

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level and you can choose which version you'd like to study; 2013 or 2010. Over 10 self-paced lessons you'll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.

alternative Excel Expert

Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet programme to an advanced level. You can choose whether you'd like to study 2013 or 2010 and over a series of self-paced lessons you'll learn how to perform tasks such as conditional formatting, recording and running macros, working with pivot tables and using statistical functions. 

Outlook

This flexible study Outlook course takes you through everything you need to use this popular email system as a work tool, from navigation and views through contacts and appointments, to tasks and folders.

Time Management

Time management training increases your productivity and efficiency - and this is the perfect time management course for anyone who wants to get more done in less time. 

Costing and Pricing

Invaluable for anyone responsible for accounts or setting pricing within a business, this short course is something we’re sure you’ll get true value from, in terms of real pound signs!

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses you will also select two elective courses of your own choice. Below are some recommendations but there is a wider list of courses available. Speak to a Course Advisor for more information. 

Communications in an Organisation

This e-learning course is different to most communication courses in that it focuses on the way that communications and information are managed within an organisation rather than personal communication techniques.

 

Access

An understanding of how to utilise Microsoft Access to its best is a highly worthwhile skill to have at your command. This is a popular database application is widely used across many employment sectors. 

Effective Business Communication

This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills, which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers. 

LinkedIn for Jobseekers

If you're looking to maximise your reach and network whilst searching for a new role, this course will give you valuable advice and guidance on making sure you’re using LinkedIn to its fullest.

Sales Training

This is an online sales training course. It contains eight modules covering subjects such as the laws and ethics of selling, using market information, preparing and delivering a sales presentation to handling objections and negotiating. 

Social Media Strategy for Business

Social media is a crucial business tool, and powerful method of communication. This course will help you formulate the right strategy for your business to effectively market to your target audience. 

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites required for this diploma

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

This diploma can help lead you to a rewarding career as a Project Manager.

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Course

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diploma

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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