Diploma in Project Management

By | May 8, 2018

Project Management

About the Course

Diploma in Project Management is designed to equip the trainee with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable him to perform administrative duties as a middle level manager in an organization.

A graduate of this course will be able to work in a salaried or self-employment and that is why units like entrepreneurship, communication skills and information communication technology have been integrated into the system.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, the trainee should be able to:

  • a) Understand the importance of project management in an economy
  • b) Apply tools of analysis in decision making
  • c) Communicate effectively when carrying out day to day activities
  • d) Understand the legal aspects in project management
  • e) Determine the impact of project management on the environment
  • f) Consider self-employment as an alternative to salaried employment
  • g) Demonstrate knowledge on emerging trends and issues in project management Job Prospects

    Grandaunts of this course can work in salaried or self-employment as project coordinators, project assistant, project officers, community development officers, proposal development officers, project managers, program managers, business development managers, self-employed business managers, grant writers etc

  • Course Duration: This course takes 12 months of full studies.

    Examining Body

    The course structure, study materials, past papers, continuous assessment tests and final qualifying examination are provided by an internationally recognized examination body that administer examinations and certificates of completion and graduation for a number of international courses.

    The course is organized into three modules which the trainee must complete as follows:

    Module 1

    a) Communication skills

    b) Information communication technology

    c) Entrepreneurship

    d) Fundamentals of project management

    e) Resource mobilization

    Module 2

    a) Financial and Cost accounting

    b) Project quality management

    c) Quantitative techniques

    d) Project procurement and management

    e) Project monitoring and evaluation

    Module 3

    a) Operations management

    b) Fundamentals of strategic management

    c) Risk management in projects

    d) Principles and practices of project management

    e) Research project

    Qualification KCSE C plain or any diploma or degree from a recognized institution Application Process
    1. Download the application form Helites College Application or Apply Online
    2. Fill the form.
    3. Save it with your full name and course
    4. Send the filled form to: humanitarianelites@gmail.com
    5. Write the subject of the email the name of the course
    6. Wait for your admission letter
    7. Pay full amount or first instalment vii) Register online and start receiving learning materials (online) or attend lessons (on-campus)
    Fees NB: Fees vary yearly depending on the dictates of the examination bodies and the training expenses. Check the fee structure attached in the Notice Board and Downloads