Principles of Project Management

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Pearson Awarded By Pearson
Guided Learning Hour 08 Guided Learning Hours (08)
Course Materialr Course Material
Number of Modules 03 Number of Modules 03
4.4( 5 REVIEWS )

What Will I Learn?

Learn how to plan, organise, manage and execute a project
Learn to meet project management objectives to add beneficial value
Learn to apply project management principles
Learn to identify and evaluate risks
Learn to control and manage finances when delivering a project


The Principles of Project Management will teach learners how to effectively manage a project. If you are an aspiring project manager or want to work in a project environment, you will acquire the tools, framework and terminology to be a good project manager. Learn to have a well-defined project objective which is clear, realistic and measurable. You will learn to accomplish your project management goal with the allotted resources and time. A project manager can affect change and leverage project management principles to achieve a successful outcome.

The programme is extensive and will cover key modules such an introduction to project management, scoping and scheduling work, resource budgeting and procurement, process of project control and project evaluation. Each module is discussed thoroughly to ensure learners gain an in-depth understanding of the subject matter.

The Principles of Project Management is highly beneficial to individuals working in project management roles and will get you acquainted with the project lifecycle. Getting qualified will further improve your opportunities of career progression, and having this certification on your resume will demonstrate to employers that you have expanded your soft skills and expertise in this area. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of transferable skills and personal behaviours and why gaining them makes you a marketable candidate to leading enterprises. It will help you contribute to the overall success of an organisation.

Pearson Education is a British-owned education publishing and assessment service to schools and corporations, as well for students directly. The company is with more than 22,500 employees operating in 70 countries. They provide content, assessment and digital services to learners, educational institutions, employers, governments and other partners globally. They are committed to helping equip learners with the skills they need to enhance their employability prospects and to succeed in the changing world of work.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

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  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry requirements
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Aspiring Project Managers
  • Project Management Professionals
  • Individuals in top management roles
  • All learners should be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of Maths, English and ICT.
  • A sound educational background is an advantage.

You will have 12 months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

In order to complete the Principles of Project Management, learners will take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions assessment test is marked automatically so that you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded an e-certificate of “Principles of Project Management” endorsed by Pearson. It will make you valuable, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Once you qualify in the Principles of Project Management, you will gain an accredited qualification that will demonstrate your skills in the project lifecycle. You can use this certificate as a foundation to study further in the subject or to build on your soft skills and progress in your choice of career. You will be recognised for project performance. Given below are job roles you can land with this certification.

  • Project Manager
  • Project Management Professional

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction to Project Management
What is Project Management?
The Project Life Cycle
2: Planning a Project
Scoping and Scheduling Work
Resource Planning
Resource Budgeting and Procurement
Risk Management Planning: Identifying and Evaluating Risks
Risk Management Planning: Creating Risk Mitigation Plans, Logs and Contingencies
Quality Planning
Communication Planning
3: Managing a Project
Managing Physical Resources and Writing Your Brief When Delivering a Project
Managing Human Resources and Performance When Delivering a Project
Managing Finance When Delivering a Project
Project Monitoring and Control
Closing the Project
Project Evaluation

Students feedback


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    Haiden Cox

    August 24, 2020
    Engaging training

    It was an engaging course coupled with in-depth information and plenty of resources to refer back to whenever needed. The tutor was an expert on the project lifecycle and provided a superb training. I found the content very useful and hope it will help me as I take steps towards becoming a project manager.

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    Lane Owen

    August 09, 2020
    In detail

    So much depth and analysis on the principles of project management

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    Kerry Hall

    July 13, 2020
    Professional standard

    The training met a professional standard. I gained the necessary information that I require to help me in my career aspirations in project management, and I hope to use my certification to apply for a promotion.

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    Logan Walker

    June 15, 2020
    Great support

    There was a very supportive team on hand, ensuring that learners are taken care of during our time at the centre. As a first time learner, I was nervous about taking this course. But, I had such a positive learning experience.

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    Skyler Dean

    June 04, 2020
    Guided me well

    The provider was very helpful during the registration process

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