Diploma in Modern Project Management Theory and Practice

Learn the skills of an effective project manager with this modern project management theory and practice course.

Project Management
Free Course
Handling a project efficiently requires impeccable project management skills which are developed through continuous training. Using the Project Management Institute's Book of Knowledge, along with core Project Management theory, this Diploma in Modern Project Management will teach you how to deliver projects on time and under budget. This essential knowledge will give your project management career, and your résumé, a solid boost.




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In this free online project management course, you gain a strong understanding of modern project management theory and practice, as well as learn the key skills of a project manager. You will first study project profiles, project phases, and project organization. You will then learn about managing and meeting client expectations and working with individuals and teams on projects. You will also look at the main communication technologies that are really useful in projects.

Next, you will learn about the project start-up, project time management, and how to estimate and manage project costs. You will also be introduced to quality control in project management and the essential procurement processes for firming up relevant contracts with suppliers. You will then learn how to ensure that each supplier meets all the necessary requirements, and how to conduct the closure phase. Here, you will be shown how to gather all the key statistics, summarise these statistics, close out the supplier contracts, and archive all the key documents.

The success of a project depends on many things. One of them is an efficient project manager. This project management training course will be useful to anyone considering a career in the field of project management, as well as project management professionals who need to refresh on the important principles of modern project management. So why wait? Check out the course today, and bring your project management skills to the next level in no time.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Define project scope and identify the phases of a project; - Analyse and evaluate the role of client expectations in a project; - Identify leadership skills required of a project manager; - Describe the advantages of using project milestones; - Describe the different types of teams and team meetings; - Describe what the communications plan is and how it is created; - Describe methods of estimating costs and impact of project complexity on the chosen method; - Define and explain quality and the statistics terms used in quality control; - Describe the elements of risk management during each project phase; - Describe the components of the procurement plan; - Describe the elements and purpose of the post-project review process.


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 official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

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