International Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management Level 7 in Islamabad
Aim of the Programme:
Project management impacts directly on the growth and advancement of most modern organisations and is a much-sought-after qualification. Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management is a specialized programme that enables students to develop an advanced understanding of concepts, approaches and tools relevant to the field of project management in the 21st Century.
The programme enhances the capacity of managers to improve production and service delivery thereby contributing to organisational effectiveness. The programme also provides for the attainment of quantitative skills in Project Finance and Project Management.
This program consists of 6 compulsory units which are equal to a total of 120 credits.
Assignment & Study GUIDELINES
This module provides the most critical information about the study course and assignment submission.
Enterprise Resource Planning
This course will enable students’ understanding of the issues and decisions that must be made when embarking upon an ERP selection and implementation journey. It will also lead to an understanding of the challenges associated with managing extant ERP systems. In the process, students will become familiar with the forces and organizational conditions leading to the acquisition of such enterprise-wide systems
Understand and gain insight into process views of organizations and tools and techniques used to model both as-is and to-be models.
Apply the process modeling techniques in one or more modeling environments.
Know and be able to apply key technical terminology in enterprise information systems as they apply in different ERP products and development methods Understand key differences between the major ERP applications (such as SAP R/3, and Oracle/PeopleSoft/Sibel) and issues specific to these applications their configuration and management.
Analyze a current architecture and perform an effective gap analysis before an ERP implementation Be able to map enterprise architectural resources to a contemporary Enterprise Architecture mapping tool.
Understand and be able to articulate the life cycle stages of any ERP implementation.
Effectively describe problems typical of ERP implementation projects and translate this information and use this information to anticipate and articulate the challenges associated with post-implementation management of ERP systems.
To understand the process of identifying appropriate and feasible projects, and to be able to initiate and start a project. To be able to manage, monitor and control a project, including assessing, managing and controlling project risks and issues, project, and team management and change management. To be able to evaluate the success or failure of a project.
Be able to analyze business objectives to identify feasible projects
Be able to design systems and plans for initiating managing and controlling projects
Be able to organize and manage a project
Be able to monitor and control the progress of projects
Be able to review, evaluate and closeout a project
The course is designed to help students become good researchers, to become familiar with the steps in proposing research topics, and clearly apply research knowledge in education. After completing the course, students will be able to prepare a research plan, collect data, address research questions and hypotheses, and organize a project report.
Be able to formulate a research proposal relating to strategic business development
Be able to use different research methodologies to gather sufficient and valid data
Be able to present research findings in an appropriate format for a target audience
Be able to evaluate own skills while undertaking research
Strategic Financial Management
On completion of this unit, learners will have gained knowledge and understanding relating to planning the usage and management of a business organization’s financial resources. Learners will understand the importance of attaining business objectives and maximizing shareholder return. Learners will gain a working knowledge of business strategy design and the production of comprehensive business plans
Understand the significance of strategic management and decision making to the performance of a business organization
Understand key financial theories
Be able to apply stakeholder analysis and corporate valuation techniques
Understand the role of culture in strategic decision making
Understand performance measurement systems
Supply Chain Management
At the completion of this course, the student should be able to examine the design and performance of supply networks and processes in different business contexts. Students develop capabilities in logistics, digital coordination for supply chain integration, inventory management, risk pooling, procurement, product, and process design, and international supply chain management
Configure logistics networks and assess their performance impacts on efficiency and service levels
Manage inventory efficiently and pool inventory risks across time, products, channels, and geography.
Design supply chain contracts for effective governance of supply chain relationships.
Diagnose information integration problems across the supply chain and their consequent impacts in deploying physical and financial resources
Evaluate alternate information sharing and lead time compression strategies, and supply chain coordination structures, and their organizational and performance implications.
Align supply chain integration strategy with the uncertainty conditions of supply and demand.
Optimally position the push-pull boundary to leverage economies of scale and economies of scope.
Evaluate distribution strategies to balance responsiveness and efficiency.
Design e-procurement strategies for a firm’s procurement portfolio of products and services.
Evaluate how the logistics process can be constrained by product design and the implications of constraint reduction on logistics performance and market responsiveness.
Total Quality Management
The objective of this course is to gain the knowledge of possibilities of efficient optimization and management of operation using TQM to improve the overall efficiency of the firm.
Identify and explain the basic concepts in Total Quality Management (TQM)
Differentiate between product quality characteristics and service quality characteristics
List the key steps in the control of quality
Distinguish between the quality of design and quality of conformance to design
Explain the process of planning for quality
Explain the system of documentation, implementation, and assessment of the quality
Identify and explain specific tools and techniques for quality improvement
Explain the role of external and internal customers in setting quality parameters
This course has been evaluated, endorsed and will be awarded by OTHM Qualification.
Our International Postgraduate Certificates are Certificates that fall under the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) Level 7.
The Certificate is independently endorsed and awarded by OTHM Qualifications, UK after the successful completion of the Courses which involves studying 6 major Modules and submitting the Assessment for same.
The Programmes are not regulated by Ofqual UK.
The Academic Credit for this Certificate is 120.
A learner must fulfil at least one of the following criteria to be allowed entry to the qualification:
Possession of an honours degree in a related subject that was taught in English
Possession of a level 6 qualification from a recognized awarding body
Five years’ management experience
This is a self-study programme with unlimited tutor support. You will never be more than a message or phone call away from our tutors.