Certificate in Advanced Project Management

The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to perform in-depth analysis for a project during the planning and the implementation phases. Participants in this interactive course will learn all the critical tools and techniques required to make decisions to optimize the successful execution of a project in a dynamic environment.

Awarding Body

London Institute of
Business & Technology


5 Days
25 Hours

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode

Classroom OR
Distance Learning

By the end of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Define project management frameworks, processes and tools in compliance with the Project Management Institute (PMI) standards
  • Apply different techniques that will assist in the project selection process
  • Construct project diagrams, schedules and plans and use different techniques to perform an in-depth analysis on project schedules and plans
  • Identify different methods for cost estimating and project budgeting
  • Manage time and cost deviations through applying earned value analysis
  • Employ risk management plans and apply risk response strategies to ensure successful implementation of the project
  • Develop program management plans in compliance with Project Management Institute standards
  • Overview of project management
    • Defining project management terminologies
    • Project management benefits
    • Triple constraints
    • Project life cycle
    • Project stakeholders
    • Effect of organizational structure
  • Project selection
    • Project selection models
    • Benefit cost ratio
    • Average Rate of Return (ARR)
    • Payback period
    • Net Present Value (NPV)
    • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
    • Decision trees
  • Project planning and scheduling
    • Project charter
    • Project scope statement
    • Building work breakdown structure
    • Duration estimation
    • Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
    • Relationships between activities
    • Network diagram
    • Critical Path Method (CPM)
    • Manipulating logic
    • Resource allocation
    • Resource leveling
    • Duration acceleration
  • Project budgeting
    • Cost estimating techniques
    • Cost baseline
    • Project budget
    • Slack management
    • Compression by crashing
  • Project control
    • Variance analysis
    • Dashboards and scorecards
    • Key performance indicators
    • Earned value
    • Managing deviations
  • Project risk management
    • Project risk identification
    • Qualitative risk analysis
    • Quantitative risk analysis
    • Project risk response planning
    • Contingency and management reserves
  • Program management
    • Program life cycle
    • Developing program work breakdown structure
    • Developing program schedule
    • Developing program financial plan

Personnel who are seeking in-depth knowledge of creating and managing project plans. The course is also designed to provide comprehensive time, cost and risk analysis as well as several techniques used to regain control over projects. Meirc is assigned as a Registered Educational Provider (REP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®). This program is worth 30 PDUs.

5-day training programme – 1,790 USD

How many students are there in a classroom?

It depends on how many would enroll per intake. Even if the number of students are just 1, we still continue with the training as planned. The maximum number of students we will have in a classroom is 10.

Can I request a date that is convenient for me?

Absolutely! We will arrange the training that is convenient for you. The training date is completely customizable.

Can I change the course content?

Yes, if the contents of the course needs to be changed, please let us know. We will communicate with you and get a course outline that works for you finalized.

Does it matter which industry I work at?

It really doesn’t. We take cases and discuss them to cover your industry. If you need the course to be customized and tailored to your industry, we can also do that. You’d have to let us know in advance by filling out the form below.

(The fees include coffee breaks, study materials and working lunches daily)

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