The curriculum for the Project DPro course is broken down below as follows:
What is a project?
Project Constraint Triangle
PMD Pro Project Phase Model
Project Management Competencies and Disciplines
Importance of Project Identification and Design
Data Analysis: Stakeholder Analysis; Problem Analysis
Identification of Project Intervention Logic
The 4 Levels of the PMD Pro Logframe
Five Steps in Schedule Planning
Supply Chain Management
PMD Pro Essentials
The RACI Model
Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitoring Complete Project Status
Verification and Acceptance
End of Project Learning
After Action Review
The Certification Exams
The online certification examination is offered after the completion of the training programme, and successful candidates will have their certificates issued by APMG-International, a global accreditation and examination institute.
The Project Dpro exam format is as follows:
- Multiple choice
- 75 questions per paper with 1 mark available per question
- 49 marks required to pass - 65%
- 3-hour duration
Your can register for the exam through this link
The Project DPro course covers the following broad aspects of Project Management:
- Projects and the project phases including why projects fail.
- Project Identification and design: an overview of Needs Assessment, Stakeholder Analysis, Problem and Objective Tree and Log Frames.
- Project set up: Risk Management, Decision Gates, Project Charter and Governance, Work Breakdown Structure, Network Analysis, Critical Path and Gantt Charts.
- Project Planning: Principles and Disciplines of PMD Pro, Project Plans versus Proposals, Scope Planning, Schedule Planning, Detailed Implementation Plan
- Project Implementation including RACI, Budgeting and Issue Management
- Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control including Earned Value Management, M&E plans, SMART indicators and change plans
- Project Closure
The course certifies your ability to:
- Implement a range of tools and techniques to be used for managing projects and workloads.
- Apply knowledge which is relevant to the environment and conditions in which it is utilized.
- Use systems used in international, well-known non-government organizations which have helped to increase productivity in developing sectors.
- Utilize specialist skills such as planning and implementation by adding best practices.
- Improve quality and communication through an organization-wide common language.
- Maximize the value of project management investments for both the investors and the people who will benefit from investments.