Project Manager Diploma
This diploma has been created to help you learn all the skills required to effectively plan, progress and complete a project. You’ll cover topics that are aligned to the renowned PRINCE2® methodology.
This diploma is ideal if you want to add to your existing skillset or are looking to work in a role which demands top-level organisation and project management skills such as a Project Manager, Project Planner, Planning Manager, Team Leader, PA, EA, Office Manager or Virtual Assistant.
Every project a business carries out is unique. They can vary from small scale, right through to the more complex and diverse, involving multiple teams and locations. Anyone who leads a project, no matter the size, should possess high-level project management skills.
This Project Management Diploma has been created to help you learn to manage a project successfully through its initiation, planning, progression and closure. As well as this you will develop other skills such as leadership, communication, risk management and financial management.
Once you have successfully completed your diploma you will
receive a globally recognised Pitman Training certification. You will also be well placed to go on and undertake the PRINCE2® Foundation examination* should you wish to.
* Please note this examination will need to be arranged and paid for separately at an appropriate PRINCE2® registered examination centre.
Aims and Objectives
The Project Management Diploma is ideal if you’d like to learn project management practices and skills which adhere to the PRINCE2® standards and methods.
This diploma can help lead you to a rewarding career as a Project Manager.
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Project Management Fundamentals
Split into four engaging parts, this course takes you through the full life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it
is, planning every aspect, implementation, completion and evaluation of a project.
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(Alternative subjects may be chosen if more suitable to your existing skills and career.)
To discuss your current skills and aspirations for the future, please email
There are no specific pre-requisites required for this Diploma.
(Awarded CPD points upon successful completion)
Guided Learning Time
200 hours flexi study or 8 weeks full-time.
(Full-time based pm approximately 20-30 hours a week)