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Diploma in Modern Project Management - Revised

This free online project management course will teach you how to implement project phases like a true professional.

Project Management
Free Course
This free online diploma in modern project management course uses the Project Management Institute's Book of Knowledge to describe in detail the modern theory and best practices of project management. Organisations are constantly looking to deliver projects more efficiently, and able project managers are in demand professionals. This course will also teach you how project managers can effectively manage tasks and take on leadership roles.





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Project management skills and expertise are in great demand internationally. You can improve your project management skills and techniques and enhance your career prospects by studying Alison's Diploma in Project Management course. This course offers a comprehensive review of project management and the factors that need to be considered when planning a project. All of this is outlined in a clear and simple manner.

The course begins by explaining the various phases of the system development life cycle, including analysis, planning, design and evaluation. The course then describes project management methodology in detail, and guides you through project management tools such as Gantt and PERT charts. Next, the course describes the different types of documentation found in project management such as program, system, technical, paper-based, electronic and specialist user documentation that help to show how a project has been set up. 

Finally, the course goes through a project management case study where you can see the various phases of project management being carried out. This course will be of great interest to professionals working in businesses and organisations who manage projects and would like to improve their project management skills. It will also be of interest to learners who are considering project management as a career.

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Introduction to Project Management

Project Profiles

Project Phases and Organization

Understanding and Meeting Client Expectations

Working with People on Projects

Communication Technologies

Diploma in Modern Project Management - First Assessment

Starting a Project

Project Time Management.

Estimating and Managing Costs

Introduction to Project Quality and Statistics

Managing Project Risk

Introduction to Project Procurement

Project Closeout

Diploma in Modern Project Management - Second Assessment

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Define project scope and identify the phases of a project
  • Analyze and evaluate the role of client expectations in a project
  • Identify the leadership skills required of a project manager
  • Describe the advantages of using project milestones
  • Describe the different types of teams and team meetings


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire an official Diploma, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Diploma is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Diplomas for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Diplomas are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Diplomas, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Diploma, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Diploma pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.


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