Is This for You?

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.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 200 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Flexible
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
Diploma
Duration
200 hours or 8 weeks full-time study.

About This Diploma

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.

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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.

Courses Included

IT Courses (incl. A+)

CompTIA Project+

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to manage the life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it is,…

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Costing and Pricing

Invaluable for anyone responsible for accounts or setting pricing within a business, this short course is something we’re sure you’ll get true value from.

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Effective Business Communication

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Excel

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Excel Expert

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Outlook

This flexible study Outlook course takes you through everything you need to use this popular email system as a work tool, from navigation and views…

Project Management Courses

Prince2 Foundation

In this course, you’ll start by looking at principles of organising and starting up a project; then you’ll work through initiating a project, assessing risk,…

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Projects and Budgeting

This course covers basic budgeting for nonfinancial professionals and is ideal for those involved in project management who wish to learn budgeting in relation to…

Personal Development Courses

Time Management

Time management training increases your productivity and efficiency. This is the ideal course for anyone who wants to get more done in less time.

Microsoft Office Courses

Word

Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment,…

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses, you also choose two additional elective courses. Below is a list of recommended courses but there is a wider list available. Please speak to a Course Advisor for full details of how best to tailor this Diploma to your requirements.

Communication Courses

Communications in an Organisation

This course focuses on how communications and information are managed within an organisation.

General Office Skills Courses

Leadership Skills

If you are new to management or looking to broaden your opportunities, this course will provide key insights into successful leadership and how to make…

Social Media Courses

LinkedIn for Jobseekers

If you’re looking to maximise your reach and extend your network while searching for a new role, this course will provide valuable guidance on making…

Project Management Courses

Prince2 Practitioner

This course follows the Prince2® Foundation and is an excellent course to solidify and expand your existing project management skills.

Social Media Courses

Social Media Strategy for Business

Social media is no longer just for keeping in touch with people on the other side of the world. It’s now very much recognised as…

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites required for this diploma.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –

Self-Funded:

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

This diploma can help lead you to a rewarding career as a Project Manager.

What’s the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.