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CMI Unit 513 Managing Projects to Achieve Results

The ability to plan, manage and review projects is a vital skill for all managers.

About this course

This unit focuses on the knowledge and skills required to manage projects successfully and overcome problems and challenges. It requires the learner to evaluate the methods and tools for planning tasks and activities, as well as knowing how to implement and manage project activities, build stakeholder relationships, manage resources and risk, monitor progress and report on outcomes.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the role of projects in delivering organisational strategy
  2. Understand processes for initiating, planning and managing projects
  3. Understand the factors which contribute to effective project management

Course content

1.1 Analyse the role of projects in delivering organisational strategy

2.1 Analyse the process for initiating projects

2.2 Examine the impact of legal, organisational and ethical factors on projects

2.3 Discuss the use of tools and techniques to plan and manage projects in different contexts

2.4 Analyse techniques for working collaboratively with stakeholders to achieve project aims

2.5 Evaluate methods used for monitoring project progress

2.6 Discuss methods for reporting on project outcomes

2.7 Assess approaches for project closure

3.1 Discuss methods of managing data and information in a project environment

3.2 Assess the use of problem solving and decision making techniques when managing projects

3.3 Examine approaches to identify, manage and mitigate project risks

Key Features

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Learn at your own pace, choose when to start and finish the course

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Apply the learning to your own real-life project while you learn

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CMI Unit 513 Managing Projects to Achieve Results

Course Summary

Guided Learning

24 Hours

Course / Unit Credit Value

Unit 513: 50 TUT

Qualification 1

CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership

Qualification 1 Credit Value

Award: 40 TUT; Certificate: 130 TUT; Diploma: 370 TUT
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