Professional Certificate in Project and Programme Management
13th - 17th December 2021, Virtual Learning

Course Overview

Projects and programmes are the drivers for implementing strategic goals and positive and durable organisational change. As a consequence, organisations are often heavily reliant on their project and programme managers, who must oversee major developments through to completion while keeping to an agreed timeframe, budget and quality standards.

From planning through the delivery stage and finishing with evaluation, this course will explore every aspect of the project cycle utilising tried and tested project management methodologies to ensure project success. It will also equip participants with the varied skill set necessary to oversee complex projects, such as risk management, effective budgeting, quality control and stakeholder management.

The tools and techniques covered are designed so that they can be adapted to the needs and specifications of different organisations and/or projects making them suitable for small-scale improvement projects or national capacity building programmes.

Topics Include

  1. Project management methodologies
  2. Leadership for project managers
  3. Identifying and defining projects and programmes
  4. Risk management
  5. Managing stakeholders
  6. Monitoring and evaluating projects and programmes

Experts in the field will lead this training through interactive workshops, lectures and best practice case studies, fostering innovation, creative learning and networking amongst peers.

Institute of Leadership & Management

The Institute of Management and Leadership (ILM) has approved this training course. ILM combines years of research, knowledge and innovation to champion the leadership agenda for all and since 1947 they have carried out extensive research into the knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviours and values of great leadership. Based on ILM’s core leadership values, this course meets the standard that enables learners who have completed to access the following benefits:

  • Membership of ILM and will receipt of an ICPS/ ILM joint Certificate of achievement for the course
  • Access to a raft of resources to help you with your continuing professional development, including an award-winning library of e-learning content
  • A community of over 30,000 members worldwide enabling you to collaborate and grow your knowledge and skills
  • Receipt of weekly news updates, podcasts and cutting-edge research and a monthly published journal and invitations to topical webinars
  • Authorisation to use approved letters AMInstLM (Associate Member of The Institute of Leadership and Management) after your name for business correspondence

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  1. Clearly define, plan and implement projects to ensure they are delivered on time, within budget and to specification
  2. Utilise recognised project management tools and techniques including Gantt Charts, Gap Analyses and Pert Charts
  3. Engage effectively with project stakeholders
  4. Recognise common causes of project failure and how to avoid them
  5. Budget effectively and oversee spending accurately

How You Will Benefit

  1. The opportunity to gain a recognised professional qualification
  2. Hear the latest insights, research and developments in project and programme management from leading experts
  3. Network and share ideas with colleagues from around the world
  4. Enhance your skills and knowledge in managing projects and programmes