Advanced Certificate in Project Planning and Management

Learn to apply project management processes, concepts and techniques, project appraisal and feasibility studies. Have planning techniques to guide and control a project, measure project goals, objectives and scope based on stakeholder requirements.

Current intake:  May

About This Course

In this course, you will gain an understanding of the project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation processes. The entire project life cycle from conceptualizing of a project through to its closure is discussed. Students are also introduced to software that makes project planning and management easier.


  • Demonstrate professional level competencies in key areas of project management and project management leadership.
  • Manage the selection and initiation of individual projects and of portfolios of projects in the organization.
  • Conduct project planning activities that accurately forecast project costs, timelines, and quality.
  • Implement processes for successful resource, communication, and risk & change management.
  • Demonstrate effective project execution and control techniques that result in successful projects.
  • Conduct project closure activities and ethics and professional responsibility.
  • Demonstrate effective organizational leadership and change skills for managing projects, project teams, and stakeholders.                                                                                                                                     


Course Outline

  • Overview of Project Management processes
  • Roles, responsibilities and resources planning
  • Activity planning and sequencing
  • Communications planning
  • Scope management
  • Risk Identification and Assessment
  • Schedule Management
  • Cost management

Target Groups

  • Program and Project managers.
  • Leaders looking to acquire new skills.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Advanced Level of Education / Certificate
  • Relevant Working Experience

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  • Duration:

12 weeks

  • Mode of Delivery:

Online & Face to face

  • Online Classes:

Thursday : 8 pm – 9 pm

  • Face to Face Classes:
Thursday & Friday :
5 pm – 7 pm
  • Cost:

USD 400 – Uganda
USD 600 – International
USD 800 – Organistions

  • Venue:

Virtual University Uganda Camapus

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  • Phone :

+256 700 518 378