Introduction to
Project Management

Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques applied to project activities to meet the project requirements. Project management is a process that includes planning, putting the project plan into action, and measuring progress and performance.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the principles of Project Management
  • Describing the project management lifecycle
  • Understanding the roles within a project lifecycle
  • Understand different frameworks and mythologies of project management and their usage
  • Understand and apply how to initiate a project and determine the scope
  • Be able to identify the skills of a project team
  • Understand and apply how to initiate a project and the deliverables
  • Understand and apply various techniques to project planning, estimating, risk management, communication and change control
  • Be able to execute, monitor, track and report a project
  • Understand and apply how to close a project off
  • Understand a project organisation, including programmes and projects
  • Learn project management techniques and common industry tooling
  • Understanding software development lifecycles management, analysis and design processes within the context of project management
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  • Fully funded course
    FREE 100% online study
  • Course duration
    10 weeks (full-time)
    20 weeks (part-time)
  • Recommended study
    20 hours a week (full-time)
    10 hours a week (part-time)
  • Study requirements
    No existing qualification required
  • Success rates
    94% of our learners pass
  • First-class support
    Online and by phone
  • Assessments
    Project based
  • Qualification
    Nationally accredited Level 2 qualification

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for those who wish to develop a greater understanding of how project management can make projects more effective and efficient. Learners will develop the skills to use project management tools and principles in order to make their work meet time and money deadlines, as well as how to build in controls for quality and team working/collaborative elements of projects. It can also act as a stepping stone for learners who wish to study project management at a higher level

Course details

Each unit contains a project-based assessment to demonstrate your knowledge of each subject area. Once you successfully complete all units you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Project Management.

Unit 01 Improving Productivity Using IT

Your learning goals:

  • Plan select and use appropriate IT systems and software to meet needs
  • Review and adapt the ongoing use of IT tools and systems to make sure that activities are successful
  • Develop and test solutions to improve the ongoing use of IT tools and systems
  • Assessment
    Unit 1 Project
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Unit 03 Using Collaborative Technologies

Your learning goals:

  • Stay Safe and secure when using collaborative technology
  • Set up and access IT tools and devices for collaborative work
  • Prepare collaborative technologies for use
  • Assessment
    Unit 3 Project
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Unit 10 Developing skills for project management

Your learning goals:

  • Understand the principles of project management
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Know how to organise your own work
  • Know how to review your own performance
  • Assessment
    Unit 10 Project
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Unit 80 Using Project Management Software

Your learning goals:

  • Understand project management tools
  • Work effectively with project management
  • Use project management tools
  • Understand project management planning
  • Assessment
    Unit 80 Project
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Can I study for free?

Free places are available to anyone who meets the criteria below.

  • Living in England
  • Aged 19 or over from the 31 August 2021 (born before 01 September 2002)
  • A citizen of a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) and a resident in the EEA for the last 3 years
  • Not in receipt of any other government-funded training.

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You may also qualify if you're:

  • Employed and in receipt of a low wage
  • A non-EEA citizen with permission by UK government to live in the UK which is not for educational purposes, and lived in England for at least 3 years
  • A family member of an EU national
  • A refugee
  • Asylum Seeker.

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