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University Certificate - Project Controls

The University Certificate in Project Controls has been designed around established bodies of knowledge from the Association for Project Management (APM) and the Project Management Institute (PMI). The curriculum specifically maps onto the syllabus for the APM Introductory Certificate and incorporates the guidance from APM on Project Planning and Control.

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Association for Project Management

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Course Overview

Designed to support and complement the workplace environment, this APM-accredited programme provides you with an understanding of the use of the business case throughout the project life cycle, and equips you with the tools and techniques required to become a project controls technician.

Aligned to the Association of Project Management’s 7th Body of Knowledge and delivered by our highly experienced project management team, this programme provides you with the technical skills and contextual knowledge to contribute to a complex project planning and controls process.

On this course you will...

  • Explain the roles and responsibilities required to successfully deliver projects in an organisational context and particularly the role of project controls
  • Describe and analyse the business context of a project
  • Describe the use of techniques for planning and monitoring projects
  • Apply processes, methods, knowledge and skills to successfully achieve project objectives within quality, cost and time parameters
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with a wide range of stakeholders using appropriate techniques

Course Structure

What you will learn

Delivered over one university semester using an online day release delivery model, this University Certificate in Project Controls features three 20-credit modules designed to equip you with the contextual knowledge and technical skills to become a project controls professional.

  • Foundations of Project Management
  • Projects in Context, the Business Environment
  • Project Planning and Control

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