1Course Overview

Project Management Level 3

Course code: ABC005

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Develop your skills and knowledge in project management, from home at your own pace!

This course will allow you to:

  • Understand the broad skill set you will need to become an effective Project Manager
  • Study the principles of the role in terms of its scope and responsibilities
  • Learn the stages of preparing, planning and budgeting
  • Know how to manage resources and oversee implementation
  • Explore how to deliver a product and it's benefits successfully

This course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by post or email making it simple and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you a full years worth of support and advice to help get you through your course!

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2Course Content

Course Content

Unit 1: Project Management: Definitions, Principles and Scope
  • Design an analogy or metaphor that encapsulates best practice in project Management
  • Roles and responsibilities of a Project Sponsor and a Project Manager
  • Common oversights and mistakes that can happen when a new project is being launched
  • Avoiding mistakes
  • Belbin’s Team Role Inventory
Unit 2: Project Initiation: Preparing the Ground
  • Implementing best practice in project initiation
  • Documentation
  • Purpose and scope of a project
  • Estimating the development of a project
  • Strategies and tactics to identify key stakeholder
  • Agreeing on a shared vision and project evaluation criteria
  • Tactical plan to achieve major deliverables within realistic timescales and in practical stages
Unit 3: Planning the Project
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Flow diagram which identifies dependencies
  • Realistic timescales and critical path
  • Schedule deliverables within achievable timescales
  • Producing a realistic budget plan and summary
Unit 4: Managing your Resources
  • Motivates your influences
  • How you are perceived by others
  • Ability to manage projects
  • The four stages of project team development
  • The skills to set realistic and motivating goals for project teams
  • Coping strategies to manage conflict
Unit 5: Managing the Project through to Implementation
  • Best practice in monitoring and reporting
  • Effective project team meetings
  • Creating an agreed project team culture
  • Developing a project team to achieve high performance
Unit 6: Delivering Benefits from a Project
  • Developing project team management skills
  • Rewarding high performance
  • Managing project hand-over successfully
  • Develop project evaluation strategies
  • How to leave a positive legacy
3Other Information

Assessment

You will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

This course will enable you to work when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Open Study College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

Do I have to sit an exam?

No. Your certification is issued based on your tutor-marked assignments.

Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

What happens if I lose my course pack?

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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The total course fee includes a loan arrangement fee. Your initial deposit payment will be used towards this fee, any remaining fee balance will be added the loan amount.

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Our finance option is provided in partnership with AffordItNow.
For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

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