Certificate Programme in Project Management(CPM)
Associate for Technical and Student Support:
Times Professional Learning, A Division of Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.
Most projects, even at successful companies, tend to go over budget and take longer than anticipated—even with formal training. This project management certificate programme teach proven strategies and practical, hands-on tools to drive successful project outcomes. You’ll learn the key components of selecting, initiating, planning, executing, controlling, evaluating and terminating projects.
- The tools and techniques to manage the comprehensive project management life cycle for a project – from initiation through closing.
- To balance the critical tradeoffs of time, cost and scope to meet customer expectations.
- The ability to apply best practices across a variety of industries and businesses.
- Contextually designed for working executives.
- Programme faculty team includes the best of the domain experts.
- Focus on real business use cases.
- Introduction to Project Management
- Project Processes and the Project Life Cycle
- Project Integration Management
- Project Scope Management
- Project Schedule Management
- Project Cost Management
- Project Quality Management
- Project Resource Management
- Project Communications Management
- Project Risk Management
- Working with MS Project
- Project Procurement Management
- Project Stakeholder Management
- Introduction to Agile Project Management
- Challenges for Agile Teams
- Project Management Team Leadership
- Project Procurement Management
- Complementary Self-Study Module Offered by Times TSW
Duration & Number of Session Hours
Duration: 6 Months
Number of Sessions (75 Minutes each): 56
On-campus module of 3 days duration: around 12 sessions
One or two sessions from each of the courses will become part of the on-campus orientation module. If the on-campus module is not confirmed due to Covid situation, the same will be included in the total number of sessions.
Online: 44 sessions
Number of Hours: Approx. 70
The pedagogy will be a judicious mix of lectures, case discussions, project work, term papers, and assignments etc.
Participants are expected to attend all sessions of a given course. However, Participants may take leave on account of emergencies, participation in management festivals or co-curricular activities, etc., subject to the approval of the Programme Coordinator. However, 75% minimum attendance requirement would be considered for the final grading.
Performance of participants will be monitored on a continuous evaluation basis through quizzes, assignments, tests and examinations. The participant is required to score minimum marks/grades as decided by the Institute from time to time to complete the course.
Successful Completion Certificate by IIM Indore in a velidictory ceremony to be held on the campus.
Diploma (10+2+3)/ Graduate / Post Graduate from Universities recognized by Association of Indian Universities with minimum 50% marks in either Diploma or graduation or post-graduation (or its equivalent) with at least two years of work experience.
How the Courses will be Delivered:
Courses will be delivered through on-line mode using an appropriate technology Synchronized platform. Lectures will be delivered through broadband based technology involving two-way audio and video communication. Sessions will be held once in a week, generally on weekends. Participants can attend sessions directly from their desktop/laptop (Direct-2-Device). Participants will be provided reading materials etc. for each course. They may also interact with the concerned faculty through e-mails/ chat mode.
The academic sessions will start from December, 2020/January 2021 Sessions will be held on every Saturday.
The normal timing of the sessions will be as follows:
Saturday, First session : 09:00 AM to 10:15 AM
Saturday, Second session : 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
The time gap between two consecutive sessions is to give the participants a break. On some days, the classes may extend beyond the mentioned time. In addition to attending interactive sessions, participants have to undertake online quizzes, assignments, and examinations.
Programme Activity Timelines
|Application Closure||10th January 2021, Sunday|
|Date of 1st Instalment Payment||within 7 days from the date of offer sent|
|Tentative Month for Academic Orientation||23rd January 2021, Saturday|
|The date for 1st Session (Commencement of Programme Delivery)||December 2020/January 2021|
|Tentative Programme End Date||June/July 2021|
Total Fees and Payment Schedule*
|Particulars||Amount in Rs. (Excluding GST)|
|Commitment Fee*||INR 10,000 /-|
|1st Instalment (within 7 days from the date of offer sent)||INR 34,250 /-|
|2nd Instalment (10th March 2021)||INR 30,000 /-|
|3rd Instalment (10th May 2021)||INR 29,500 /-|
|*Commitment Fee contains Rs. 4,250 towards registration fee & Rs. 5,750 towards the total programme fee which will be adjusted in 1st installment. In case a candidate is not selected for the programme, an amount of Rs. 2,500 shall be deducted towards administrative charges and balance of Rs 7,500 shall be refunded to the candidate.|
*Dates are subject to change.
The participants who will complete the programme successfully will be eligible for the Executive Education Alumni status of IIM Indore. They will require to apply separately along with the necessary fee to register their name.
Benefits available to Executive Education Alumni:
1) Communication of brochures and newsletters from IIM Indore
2) Access to the IIM Indore Campus Library (onsite access only)
3) Official email ID of the institute
Please note that all the dates are subject to change due to pandemic situation.
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