About This Course

This Project Management Advanced course is a progression from our Project Management course.

Students will learn the fundamental aspects of project management, in detail, including principles and approaches to project management and the stages of project initiation and planning. The course also aims to develop the skills necessary for managing the project life cycle, project finance and resources, quality and risk, and the people and communications involved.

This Advanced Project Management course is ideal for those who have completed our Project Management course and want to progress their training further. It is also suitable for those who want to gain a solid foundation in project management in order to further their job skills.


This course contains 5 modules:

Module 1 – Project management principles and approaches

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the principles of project management
  • Describe different approaches to project management
  • Describe the use of technology in project management

Module 2 – Project initiation and planning

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe how and why a feasibility study would be carried out
  • Explain how to prepare a business case for a project
  • Explain how project plan is prepared
  • Identify documentation for project planning and show how it can be used

Module 3 – Managing project finance and resources

Learning Outcomes:

  • Use forecasting techniques to show how project finances can be estimated
  • Describe how finances and resources for projects can be secured
  • Show how budgets can be used to control project finances
  • Describe reporting of project finance and resource use

Module 4 – Managing project quality and risk

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe why it is important to identify and manage risk for a project
  • Identify risks in a given scenario and suggest how they might be minimised/managed
  • Describe approaches to quality management
  • Apply appropriate quality management solutions in given scenarios

Module 5 – Managing people and communications in project management and the Project Life cycle

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the importance of managing stakeholder expectations and how this can be achieved
  • Define the project team and team roles
  • Explain effective team management techniques for successful projects
  • Explain why effective communication is important successful team working and how this can be achieved
  • Describe the stages of the project life cycle
  • Describe approaches to project closedown and reporting
  • Explain how to evaluate the success of projects
  • Apply appropriate project management techniques to a given scenario


This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service for recognised CPD Hours.

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 as the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation of our courses.



At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

Course Outcomes

Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

A Diploma issued by Online Academies


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