Project Management Courses

Accredited by CMI self-study courses designed to meet the needs of managers responsible for projects and wishing to build on their general management skills

Who Is It For?

The qualification has been designed for practising or aspiring managers in roles such as: Project Manager, Operations Manager, Divisional Manager, Department Manager, Regional Manager and Specialist Manager.

The CMI Project Management courses are aimed at practising or aspiring managers and leaders who are typically accountable to a senior manager or business owner. It is aimed at leaders managing projects, although the qualification is also open to learners wishing to build on their general management skills.

How Will I Benefit?

  • Improve your management skills and techniques, elevate your leadership skills
  • Extend your skills and knowledge to embrace further project management disciplines
  • Progress to higher levels of study within CMI qualifications
  • Improve your career prospects and earning power


  • Choose to study at Level 3 Award in Project Management or Level 5 Certificate in Project Management
  • Your Project Management certificate is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

CMI Level 3 Award in Project Management Syllabus
CMI Level 5 Certificate in Project Management Syllabus


Course fees cover study materials, personal tutor support, assessments and affiliate membership of the CMI until course completion.

Organisational Benefits

  • Develop the ability to manage organisational projects
  • Ensure teams can meet organisational objectives
  • Broader knowledge of operational processes and evaluation techniques
  • Introduce organisational culture, values and behaviour

Present our PDF Guide to your employer with an invoice if your company looking to review course content before paying for your professional development.

How Will I Be Supported To Learn?

  • Our project management training courses are self-study courses with dedicated support from CMI-approved tutors
  • All courses are delivered via Moodle and in collaboration with the CMI and Management Direct
  • All course materials are available online and can be accessed 24/7
  • Tutors are available by phone and the online learning system to provide support and assistance with assignments and study materials
  • Support Services are available by phone, email, social media, instant messenger to assist with any issues or concerns during your course

Course Assessment

  • Completion of a written assignment per Unit (word count per assignment Level 3 2,000 to 2,500, and Level 5 3,500 to 5,000)
  • No examinations

Start Date

Every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Ready to start your journey?

You must be 18+ years old and demonstrate sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment to apply for this course.

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Award in Project Management, CMI Level 3

Units:Time: 8-10 weeks

Cost: £362.00 (includes CMI Registration Fee)


Certificate in Project Management, CMI Level 5

Units: 2 Time: 16-20 weeks

Cost: £676.00 (includes CMI Registration Fee)

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*Discount does not include CMI Registration Fee

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