• Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
Whether you are a project manager, an aspiring project manager or a member of a project team, this online Project Management module from The Open University UK will support you in improving your practice and making your contribution to the project even more effective.

About

You will gain an understanding of the essential steps in the project life cycle and reflect on the techniques available to you and how they can be applied. You will have the opportunity to review, in the light of your new knowledge and experience, a project on which you have already worked. The topics covered include stakeholders, finance, risk, people, project administration and quality.

Vocational relevance

The Project Management module from The Open University UK takes a broad approach to technological projects and will be relevant to project managers and those wishing to increase their knowledge about project management. The tools and techniques presented will be of use to project managers and team members in improving the effectiveness of their teams.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you will study

This module considers the whole life cycle of projects, from initiation, through to planning, scheduling, execution, handover and review. The principles and processes are contextualised through reference to case studies and you are encouraged to develop your own reflections on the applicability, or not, of the principles and processes to projects within your own organisation, industry or area of practice. You will review and evaluate frameworks and standards.

The module includes case studies from a variety of technological settings. Throughout the life cycle the recurring topics of stakeholders, finance, risk, people, project administration and quality are discussed in the context of what the project manager is doing, responding to or monitoring. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • This module is suitable for you if you have experience of working on projects, possibly as a team member, and you do not need to have worked on all phases of the project lifecycle.
  • If you have not worked on projects you need to have experience of working in organisations and be able to relate your experience to projects.
  • You would benefit from already having some awareness of project management processes, although you do not need to be a practicing project manager. In the assessment you will need to reflect on project work that you have done and be able to relate the tools and techniques presented in the module to a project, or a situation within a project, within your experience.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    1920 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1920 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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Funding

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