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Professional Development Award in Project Management

Are you looking for an accredited project management qualification which will give you the practical skills to design and implement a project from start to finish?

Then this project management course will give you the recognition you are looking for!


This Nationally-Accredited project management qualification equips you with the practical project management skills and knowledge required for successful project design and implementation in current and future employment.

You will begin by developing a project proposal including an outline project plan. You will then create an approved business case for this project which demonstrates its fit with your organisation’s business objectives and its viability, based on the appraisal of a number of possible options.

Following this, you will gain the practical skills and knowledge required to run and manage the implementation of a planned and approved project. The resultant skills will enable you to manage and control project resources including project relationships and the budget within the context of efficient management of risk and change.

This course will be beneficial to individuals from any discipline in any occupational sectors who wish to improve their ability, confidence and employability in project management roles. You may be an expert in your field of operation, working in the public, private or voluntary sector, and looking for an accredited project management qualification.

It will be especially useful to you if you belong to one of the following sectors:
Healthcare, Nursing, Management, Manufacturing/Production, Charity/Voluntary, Retail, Financial, and Research.

How will this course benefit me

This project management course provides you with a structured and standardised approach for managing projects. It will give you the knowledge and skills to:

  • Justify the need for a project and define its scope and objectives within a project business case
  • Apply project planning techniques to manage tasks, resources and delivery of outputs
  • Apply recognised budgetary principles to the estimation, analysis, and control of a project budget
  • Propose and implement appropriate project processes, reporting and record keeping arrangements
  • Communicate effectively with a project team and other stakeholders
  • Prepare and update project management documentation throughout the life of a project
  • Monitor and evaluate the success of a project

When you enrol with us you will be eligible for 1 year free studying membership with CMI (Chartered Management Institute). This will allow you access to a range of management information, tools and support materials.


On successful completion, you will receive a Nationally-Recognised certificate titled “Professional Development Award in Project Management”. This Award is jointly certificated by CMI (Chartered Management Institute) and SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority). This accredited award stands at SCQF Level 8 (equivalent to HND/QCF Level 5) within the national framework portfolio.

In addition to the course certificate, you will also get a Certificate of Recognition of your demonstrable skills and knowledge from APeducation Online.

Mode of study



8 months

Course fee

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How you can enrol for this course

To enquire about fees and the special offer contact us today on 02086588536, 02082496340 or email us at info@apeducationonline.co.uk