Programme and Project Management CMI Diploma

In Blackburn

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Blackburn

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

The programme is designed to meet the needs of those responsible for various aspects of programmes or projects and who wish to extend their skills and knowledge to embrace a number of project and programme management disciplines. The qualification is the result of collaboration between the Chartered Management Institute and the APM Group to develop progressive qualifications for Programme

Facilities

Location

Starts

Blackburn (Lancashire)
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Feilden Street Blackburn, BB2 1LH

Starts

On request

To take into account

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements prospective candidates should have, or be developing, towards a position relating to the management of programmes or projects and possess a level of general numeracy, literacy and organising ability consistent with the requirements for these roles. An informal discussion with the course leader is advised prior to enrolment.

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Course programme


CMI Diploma Programme and Project Management

Course Overview
The programme is designed to meet the needs of those responsible for various aspects of programmes or projects and who wish to extend their skills and knowledge to embrace a number of project and programme management disciplines. The qualification is the result of collaboration between the Chartered Management Institute and the APM Group to develop progressive qualifications for Programme and Project Management which reflects the needs of people working in those disciplines, as well as promoting and supporting continued learning and development.

What will I study?
The course of studies concentrates on the development of knowledge and understanding of the range of disciplines which underpin successful programme and project management and their practical application. In the context of personal development, it also provides a foundation for continuing professional and personal development in programme and project management.

Modules can include

Unit DPM01 - Business Context

Covers the business context in which programmes and projects are created, selected and run.

Strategic planning, Change Management, Programme and Project Management in context

Unit DPM02 - Principles of Programme and Project Management

Covers the main structural elements required to create a managed environment and organisational standards and staged lifecycle for projects and programmes.

Unit DPM03 - Risk Management

Covers the fundamentals of risk management and how they should be applied

Unit DPM04 - Quality Management

This unit covers the essential elements of quality management and project quality planning.

Unit DPM05 - Change and Configuration Management

This unit covers the potential methods of capturing and controlling changes and issues on

a programme or project, and the managing of the programme or project configuration.

Unit DPM06 - Managing People

Covers the issues and problems involved in managing people effectively, including the aspects involved in creating and managing a team.

Unit DPM07 - Managing Contracts

This unit outlines the important aspects of procurement management as they apply to a

programme or project. Procurement, Contracts and tendering, Negotiations and managing suppliers

Unit DPM08 and DPM10 - Programme Planning and Project Planning

This unit covers the basic approaches and techniques of planning a programme or project and how they can be used to maximise success. Assessment may be based on either programmes or projects.

Planning principles - PERT / CPA / Resource planning, Planning approach and supporting techniques

Unit DPM09 and DPM11 -Monitoring and Control

This unit covers the processes and techniques for monitoring and controlling a programme or project.

Unit DPM12 - Integrative Assessment - Tutor Supervised

Candidates also need to complete an integrative written report to demonstrate how they have brought together and applied the learning from the qualification.

Course Requirements
Whilst there are no formal entry requirements prospective candidates should have, or be developing, towards a position relating to the management of programmes or projects and possess a level of general numeracy, literacy and organising ability consistent with the requirements for these roles.

An informal discussion with the course leader is advised prior to enrolment.

Don't have the grades to get on the course?
Don't worry; Blackburn College provide full and part time top-up courses.

Progression

Most candidates will already be in employment and many are supported by their employers, however the course will assist in career development by enabling the candidate to identify opportunities and implement programmes and projects in their chosen sectors. Project and programme management skills and qualifications are required in the public, private, social enterprise and charitable sectors and relate to both production and service industries.

Validated by
The Chartered Management Institute

Duration
A One Year Part-Time attendance-based course

UCAS Code
N/A

Programme and Project Management CMI Diploma

Price on request