Management
Trending Arrow Icon
Trending
Hands on Training icon
Hands On Training
Trending Arrow Icon
Hands on Training icon

Business Management: Project Management

Course Cover
compare button icon

$606

Visit Course

Visit Course

Course Features

icon

Duration

10 weeks

icon

Delivery Method

Online

icon

Available on

Lifetime Access

icon

Accessibility

Mobile, Desktop

icon

Language

English

icon

Subtitles

English

icon

Level

Intermediate

icon

Teaching Type

Instructor Paced

icon

Dates & Batches

From 27 Mar 23

Course Description

All sectors are increasingly relying on project management skills. Your ability to deliver projects effectively can help you stand out from your peers and make you stand out within your company.

This microcredential will provide you with the tools and principles necessary to successfully lead and contribute to projects that deliver value and positive outcomes.

This microcredential is for anyone who wants to be involved in project management or just starting out.

You will learn how to manage risk, anticipate problems and build trust with your team. Additionally, you will be able understand important principles like justifying investment, validating project viability, and delivering value.

You will develop critical planning and decision-making skills.

You'll learn from both academic and experienced project managers how to use different tools and frameworks for planning and managing projects. These will be scaled for different sizes and types of organisations, so your knowledge will continue to be valuable and useful as you progress in your career.

You'll be encouraged to immediately apply the skills you have learned to your own work throughout the course.

This microcredential was created by programme and chartered project experts from The Open University's Business School. It is not approved by APM, but it can be used as a preparation course for exams.

This course is practice-oriented and will help you relate learning to your workplace. You will have the opportunity to share your learning experiences with other learners, bringing more ideas and perspectives to the table. Enjoy engaging content, including videos by successful project managers who will share their knowledge and expertise with students.

Business School at the Open University has extensive experience in online business modules delivery. It is actually one of 100 business schools worldwide to have the triple crown of triple-accredited status, which includes AMBA and EQUIS AACSB. This accreditation has been granted to less than 1% percent of all business schools in the world.

This is only one course in The Open University's Business Management microcredentials. Learn more about our other courses, including Marketing Principles & Practice Improving Organizational Practice Non-Financial Accounting and Fundamentals in Management Accounting.

You may be familiar with the topics covered if you have taken other OU short courses - Project Management Basics: Project Management, or Project Management Beyond the Basics. They are aligned with international project management principles, but there is no duplicate content. This microcredential provides a deeper understanding of the subject matter and allows you to apply concepts more effectively.

Course Overview

projects-img

Alumni Network

projects-img

International Faculty

projects-img

Post Course Interactions

projects-img

Instructor-Moderated Discussions

Skills You Will Gain

Prerequisites/Requirements

check-card-img

This is an undergraduate level course, suitable for anyone interested in project management

check-card-img

No previous qualifications or experience of running a project are necessary although experience of being part of a project team would be beneficial

check-card-img

The course draws on practical examples from many industries and will help you to develop project management skills that are transferable to a diverse range of sectors and organisations, including private sector, government, local authorities and the not-f

What You Will Learn

check-card-img

Explain project management terminology and key concepts

check-card-img

Identify risks and issues and evaluate solutions

check-card-img

Lead a project team for success

check-card-img

Assess and plan a project

check-card-img

Lead stakeholder and project team relationships

Target Students

check-card-img

This microcredential would benefit anyone currently working in a project management environment or in a role that contributes to projects

check-card-img

In particular, it will help:Project managers and leads who lack formal qualifications

check-card-img

Professionals who are new to project management

check-card-img

Professionals who would like to broaden their business management skillset

check-card-img

Junior professionals who would like to progress to management level

check-card-img

Self-employed professionals looking to develop project management skills

check-card-img

The skills you'll learn will be relevant for learners from countries around the world

Course Instructors

Author Image

Tom OShea

Instructor

Tom is a project and programme management consultant and lecturer. He is an APM Chartered Project Professional with experience in complex change initiatives impacting operations, processes and people.
Author Image

Jean Gamester

Instructor

Jean is an Open University Associate Lecturer in Project Management, Strategy, Leadership and Creativity. She runs a change consulting business and enjoys walks with her canine companions Loki & Nova.
Author Image

Tariq Khan

Instructor

Tariq is an associate lecturer on the Open University's apprenticeship programmes (MBA, Diploma, BSc). He has teaching and research interests in Business Intelligence applied in Project Management.
Course Cover

$606

Visit Course

Visit Course

Offer Percent Icon

1 Coupon Available
Get upto 30% Discount