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IIM Raipur | Executive Certificate Program in Project Management

The ability to successfully manage business projects has become a critical skill for the sustained profitability and existence of organizations.

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 75,000+GST
  • Work Experience2 - 30 Years
  • Duration6 Months
  • Delivery MethodOnline
Course Detail

Program Overview
In today's world of business, most members of an organizations are involved in project-related activities in some way or the other. With the increasing dynamism and complexity of businesses and macro-environment, the ability to successfully manage business projects has become a critical skill for the sustained profitability and existence of organizations. Hence, competent project management professionals have become a key resource across different levels of the organizational structure.
This comprehensive program in Project Management has been designed to help participants
● Identify the key activities in the project life cycle
● Recognize the components of a project charter and how to appropriately scale them based on the size of a project
● Understand the role of the "triple constraint" in project management and apply it in determining project scope
● Keep projects on track by managing project risks and effectively using a communication plan
● Capture valuable project lessons and use them to define and improve project management practices within your organization
● Develop an action plan for continuing to expand your project management knowledge
● Manage project risk by identifying, analyzing, and responding to the risks
● Analyze and manage stakeholder expectations and engagement to ensure a successful project outcome
● Strategically apply project management practices in a variety of organizational and international settings

Program Highlights
● Earn Certificate of Completion from Raipur
● Lectures imparted by eminent faculty of IIM Raipur
● Gain Application Oriented Knowledge of Critical Topics
● Learn to do hands-on exercises to help apply concepts to practical scenarios
● Comprehensive Understanding of Current Project Management Practices
● Simultaneously Prepare for PMP Certification

Who Should Attend?
Managers - Professionals managing diverse teams
Analytics Professionals - Executives working in the field of analytics, quantitative decision-making and machine learning
Working Executives from various Functions - Professionals belonging to domains as such marketing, operations, finance, supply chain, insurance, general management etc.

Course Schedule

Sundays from 10.30 a.m. to 01.45 p.m. IST (3 Hours)

Desired Candidate Profile

For Indian Participants - Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline
For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country

Work Experience
Minimum of 2 years of work experience

Course Modules

Module 1 – Project Management Fundamentals
● The Definition of a "Project"
● Why Project Management?
● The Project Life Cycle
● Project Management Model
Module 2 – Project Selection
● Project Selection
● Project Identification
● Project Feasibility Studies and Appraisal
● Detailed Project Report
Module 3 – Project Tendering and Budgeting
● Project Cost Estimate
● Project Tenders and BIDs
Module 4 – Project Organization
● Project Manager
● Special Demands on Project Manager
● Attributes of Effective Project Manager
● Problem of Cultural Differences
Module 5 – Project Planning
● Work Breakdown Structure
● Organization Breakdown Structure
● RACI Matrix/Responsibility Matrix
● CPM and PERT
Module 6 – Resource Allocation and Optimization
● Network Based Resource Allocation
● Resource Allocation and Levelling
● Practical Considerations
Module 7 – Contracts Management
● Delays in Contract Execution
● Legal Issues
● Cash Flow Management
Module 8 – Managing Risk in Projects (Case Analysis)
● Tolerance for Risk
● Risk categories as per PMI
● Life-cycle Risk Analysis
● Risk Management Planning
● Quantitative Risk Analysis
Module 9 – Project Monitoring and Performance Management (Case Analysis)
● Physical Progress Monitoring
● Cost Variance Analysis
● Earned Value Management
Module 10 – Project Termination
● Types of project Termination
● Post-implementation evaluation
● Retrospectives
Module 11 – International Project Management
● Environmental Factors
● Project Execution-Lessons Learnt
● Cross-cultural Considerations
Module 12 – Project Management Under Crisis
● Crisis Management Life-cycle Phases
Module 13 – Agile Project Management
● Traditional versus Agile Methods
● Agile Project Management: Roles and Responsibilities
● Applying Agile Project Management to Large Projects
Self-Paced PMP® Certification Training Course that includes
● 35 contact hours/PDUs
● Certificate issued by R.E.P
● 3 Practice Tests
● Simulated Full-Length PMP Exams