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IIM Kozhikode | Professional Certificate Program in Project Management

This 4-month programme is aimed at imparting the necessary skills required in managing projects, strategies, PM tools, etc., to drive success for project managers.

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 86,500 + GST
  • Work Experience3 - 30 Years
  • Duration4 Months
  • Delivery MethodOnline
Course Detail

Program Overview
The Project Management programme is offered as an eMDP (executive Management Development Programme) by Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K) delivered via an online Interactive Learning platform and broadcast directly to the participant's device (Desktop/Laptop/Tablet/Smartphone)
Regardless of industry type and size, it is essential for companies to leverage project management capability into a competitive advantage. The non-repetitive, irreversible nature of projects and the huge capital investments involved, makes the knowledge of scientific and advanced project management skills mission-critical. This programme is designed to impart necessary skills in managing large projects in different domains ranging from Construction to IT.

Programme Highlights
● Comprehensive curriculum designed to equip project managers with global best practices in Project Management
● Hands-on experience of MS project software
● Real-life case studies drawn from Indian and multinational companies from multiple industry verticals
● Encourages participants to be proactive during discussion to enhance their scope of understanding Knowledge resources and capability building to link operations to strategy/finances

Key Learning Outcomes
● Discover the project life cycle and learn how to build a successful project from pre-implementation to completion
● Identify the scope, requirements and stakeholders of a project – to plan, analyse, prioritise and evaluate its schedule, costs, risks, time required, quality, etc., in implementing the project
● Evaluate the probability and consequences of risks, and plan the risk management activities for each stage of the project life cycle
● Select traditional and/or agile approaches to manage procurement, costs, time, stakeholders, communications and ethical perspectives of the project

Who should Attend
● Project managers and leaders with work experience in a project environment
● Mid and senior level executives responsible for managing change and new initiatives
● Professionals working on projects in various capacities
● Employees aspiring for senior roles in project execution
● Professionals shifting or aspiring to take project management roles in future

About IIM Kozhikode (IIM-K)
IIM Kozhikode was the fifth Indian Institute of Management, founded by Government of India in collaboration with Government of Kerala at Calicut in the year 1996. IIMK also holds the credit for having pioneered the Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) Program for working executives in India. The Institute today is a leader in Faculty Development Programmes (FDP) and is the major QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Centre of the All Indian Council of Technical Education, in the field of management education.

Desired Candidate Profile

Academic Requirement
● Bachelor's Degree or equivalent (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) or
● Integrated Masters (10+2+5)

Work Experience
Relevant work experience of minimum 3 years (preferably in the project as any role) after completion of qualifying education from any of the above.

Course Modules

1. Introduction to Project Management
2. Projects in R&D Environments
3. Project Life Cycle Management
4. Project Selection & Formulation
5. Project Financial Appraisal
6. Market Appraisal
7. Project Organization Team
8. Enhancing Project Leadership
9. Project Time & Cost Estimation
10. Developing Project Plans
11. Working with MS Project
12. Scheduling Project Resources
13. Project Risk Management
14. Critical Chain Project Management
15. Project Progress & Performance Management
16. Negotiation & Conflict Management
17. Project Stakeholder Management
18. Project Control Systems
19. Project Procurement Management
21. Project Quality Management
22. Adaptive & Agile Project Management
23. Software Project Management
24. International Project Management
25. Project Audit & Closure
26. Project Management with IR 4.0