Project Management Online Course

Project Management is a skill in high demand across every industry sector. On this fully supported, 10-week online training course delivered by our partners Red & Yellow, you’ll learn the tools, tactics and skills required to develop any project plan.

Project Management

Project ManagementOnline8 modules

This course has been designed to teach you how to deliver optimal outcomes by managing scope, resource, expectations and unexpected speedbumps. You’ll learn how to structure a plan of action factoring in the constraints of time, resources and budget and align the plan with operational objectives.

Designed with busy professionals in mind, this course provides the freedom to learn independently, but with full support. The weekly assignments build on each other and by the end of the course you will have completed a fully developed project plan.

What will I learn?
Upon completion of this online course you'll gain the skills to:
  • Understand the role project management plays and how it can add value to organisations
  • Take an idea and guide a project from concept to implementation
  • Analyse, evaluate and improve on project management methodologies
  • Control budget, timing and resources to ensure a quality delivery
  • Be confident in planning work schedules and managing conflict
Why should I take this course?
This course is geared towards current or aspiring project managers, traffic managers, client service professionals or administrators who want to learn how to balance resources and manage projects effectively and efficiently.
Course Overview
Module 1 - Introduction to Project Management
  • Define a project and explain project management
  • Develop a strategy for a project
  • Describe the framework for an operational plan
Module 2 – Strategy and Planning
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses surrounding the project
  • Select key success criteria for a project
  • Define the mission and goals of a project
  • How to run several projects simultaneously
Module 3 – Project Planning
  • Write a business plan and learn how to create an operational plan/li>
  • Define a scope of work and deliverables
  • Develop a work breakdown structure
  • Create a Gantt chart
  • Develop a communication plan
Module 4 – Risk, Issue and Change Management
  • Write objectives for project deliverables
  • Track project progress
  • Develop goals, objectives and performance standards
  • Evaluate deliverables
Module 5 – Quality Management and Measurement
  • Write objectives for project deliverables
  • Track project progress
  • Develop goals, objectives and performance standards
  • Evaluate deliverables
Module 6 – Budgeting and reporting
  • Plan a budget
  • Measure performance and effectiveness
  • Report on project progress
  • Communicate results to stakeholders
Module 7 – Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Evaluate success and address underperformance
  • Monitor, measure and evaluate achievement
Module 8 – Leadership skills
  • Delegate efficiently
  • React to the needs of your personnel
  • Set up a performance contract
  • Use resources optimally
  • Create a learning organisation
How the course works
The course is completed entirely online on the Red & Yellow learning platform. The course involves:
  • 8 modules (1 per week)
  • 8 assignments (1 per week, mix of quizzes and written questions)
  • 1 research project (week 10 is dedicated to your research project)
  • 6-8 hours of study per week (including reading the course notes, further research and assignments)
Upcoming courses
This Project Management course will start on the following date:
  • 21st January 2019
  • 8th April 2019
Full Course 10 weeks£0 ex VAT
Online Learning USPs
Flexible Learning

Flexible Learning

Access the course content from anywhere in the world and participate in live chat sessions, forums and discussions. All assignments are designed to give you skills that you can immediately apply in the workplace.

Red & Yellow

Red & Yellow

All of the online courses delivered by our partner Red & Yellow offer part-time flexibility and are fully supported by a course coordinator, so you can focus on what matters – the learning.

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