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Practical Project Management

70 days
1144 GBP/full
1144 GBP/full
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Join the Practical Project Management course at University of Glasgow and get a professional, accredited introduction to project management from a top UK university.


Packed full of real-world examples of project management at work, learn the leadership skills you need to level-up your career or boost your business – in just ten weeks.

Unlock your project management career potential

Project management is a growing and sought-after profession – the Project Management Institute estimates the career to have grown by $6.61 trillion over a seven-year period by the end of 2020.

Moreover, project management skills are in great demand, as business becomes ever more multinational and complex. Being able to professionally manage projects, activities, and tasks to a tight schedule is an ability that can set your CV apart.

Upskill and learn essential project management tools

On this microcredential, you’ll learn practical project management skills. Using real-world case studies, you’ll cover the project lifecycle from feasibility to closure, examining each stage and exploring practical issues such as business imperatives, managing people, setting priorities, and tight deadlines.

You’ll learn how the pieces of a project fit together, building towards a practical final assessment where you create a personal project management toolkit that can fit any workplace.

Master project management and increase your earnings

Project management is vital for implementing change, and this course could be the first step on an exciting new career, or an opportunity to upskill yourself with the latest in project management practical thinking.

This microcredential meets the standards set by the Common Microcredential Framework.

Programme Structure

What skills will you learn?

  • Critical thinking
  • Effective communication
  • Managing change
  • Managing People
  • Making effective decisions
  • Prioritising and managing time

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 70 days

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10 alternative credits

Once you have successfully completed the microcredential, you’ll receive 10 academic credits at Postgraduate level from the University of Glasgow.



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

This course is designed for:

  • Graduate managerial employees looking to further their managerial skillset.
  • Professional employees looking to enhance their management credentials.

This is a careers-minded course, aimed at providing a project management certification that will leave you feeling confident about successfully completing projects in practise, and applying for jobs that require project oversight skills – accelerating your career in the process.

Participants should normally be educated to degree level and have an IELTS equivalent of 6.5. Previous experience of managing projects is not required.Participants should normally be educated to degree level and have an IELTS equivalent of 6.5. Previous experience of managing projects is not required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1144 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1144 GBP for the full programme during 70 days.
  • National

    1144 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1144 GBP for the full programme during 70 days.


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