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What Will I Learn?

Learn the phases of project management
Learn the different project management tools and software available
Ability to learn how to handle any project in business in a successful manner
Gain a full understanding of the methodology of project management
Ability to effectively identify the key essential tools which are used by a project manager
Learn about each stage of the project lifecycle


Every competent Project Manager needs to know the various phases and project management software and tools available do the job effectively. This Project Management Diploma will identify these phases and tools, enabling you to successfully manage any project.

After completing this Diploma, you will gain a full understanding of project management methodology. Each phase is examined: investigation, planning, design, production, monitoring and evaluation. You will be able to identify and understand the most important tools used by a Project Manager including, GANTT charts, PERT diagrams, estimating activity time, scheduling, expediting and Critical Path Method.

You will gain essential knowledge of: program, system, technical, user, paper-based, electronic and media project management documentation. This Diploma will teach you the process of the systems development life cycle to help identify problems and create solutions in each stage of the projects life including: planning, analysis, design, implementation and evaluation. You will learn about different issues that can occur when an information system is changed or a new system is introduced.

Studying with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This Diploma is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study efficiently and guide you to secure your qualification.

Who is it for?

  • This course is open to staff with experience in project management, and those who may not see themselves as project managers, but are in fact carrying out a series of linked activities designed to achieve a specific objective within a specified time frame.
  • This course takes a broad approach to technological projects and will be relevant to project managers.

Course Description:

This online Diploma is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum. This course has been designed for 20 guided learning hours.

Course Duration:

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.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Successful candidates will be awarded a Diploma in Project Management.

Entry Requirement:

  • There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Career Path:

This training leads you to become a:

  • Project Analyst
  • Project Assistant
  • Project Consultant
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Project Leader
  • Business Developer

Course Curriculum

01. introduction to project management
Introduction and Overview 00:35:00
Teams, Leadership and Conflicts 01:41:00
Project Communication 00:44:00
Basic Meeting Rules 00:21:00
Stakeholder Management 00:18:00
Project Needs 00:39:00
Scope and Requirements 00:28:00
Work Breakdown Structures 00:58:00
Project Methodologies 01:12:00
Resource and Techniques Estimating 01:16:00
Project Performance and Change Management 01:28:00
Handouts- Introduction to Project Management 00:00:00
02. executive strategy & management for the project
The Basics of Project Management 00:43:00
The Keys to Success and Strategy Basics 01:09:00
Handouts- Executive Strategy & Management for the Project 00:00:00
03. quality management of the project
Concept of Quality, Key Terms & Categories 01:01:00
Customer Input & Plan Quality 00:27:00
Quality Control, Control Charts & Sampling 00:31:00
Six Sigma Challenges 00:21:00
Handouts- Quality Management of the Project 00:00:00
04. schedule & cost control of the project
Project Management Review 00:25:00
Time Management, Schedules & Estimating 00:58:00
Critical Path & Resource Levelling 00:28:00
Cost and Estimating 00:19:00
Earned Value and Forecasting 00:30:00
Chain Management and Results 00:53:00
Cost Calculations & Payback Period 00:33:00
Handouts- Schedule & Cost Control of the Project 00:00:00
05. scope and requirements for the project
Listening & Communication 00:39:00
Stakeholders & Scope Definition 00:58:00
Components of the WBS 00:34:00
Requirements & Use Cases 00:34:00
Developing Methodologies & Testable Requirements 01:13:00
The Software Requirements Specification 00:11:00
Business Domain Modelling 00:14:00
Advanced Tools & Class Diagrams 00:38:00
Handouts- Scope and Requirements for the Project 00:00:00
06. managing project teams
Communication Within the Team 01:08:00
Managing the Team 00:56:00
Handouts- Managing Project Teams 00:00:00
07. strategic planning for the project
Strategic Planning Process 00:30:00
Initiating the Strategic Planning Process 00:34:00
Develop the Strategic Plan 00:18:00
Executing the Project Plan 00:16:00
Handouts- Strategic Planning for the Project 00:00:00
08. project management skills
Planning the Project 00:54:00
Implementing the Project Plan 00:59:00
Handouts- Project Management Skills 00:00:00
reading materials
Reading Materials- Project Management Diploma 00:00:00
recommended books
Additional Study Materials – Recommended Books 00:00:00
mock exam
Mock Exam: Project Management Diploma 01:00:00
final exam
Exam: Project Management Diploma 01:00:00
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1 ratings
  1. Jeanette

    The first half of the course was wonderfully detailed. I found the second half rather dull. Overall, though, it’s a really good course and I would highly recommend it. I was a little disappointed with the exam though – I expected it to challenge my understanding better.