At A Glance 

  • Online Study
  • 15 – 20 Hours
  • Self Paced and On-Demand
  • No Entry Requirements
  • Certificate from The Insitutue of Financial Operations and Leadership

What you will learn

  • Project Planning, Set up, Management and Delivery
  • Practical tools and techniques to identify and understand the project objectives and outcomes
  • The context within which a project runs
  • The role and expectations of key stakeholders
  • Significant project influences, timescales and available resource.

Course Objectives & Syllabus

This course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills and techniques required to plan and deliver desired project outcomes to time and on budget. The approach, tools and techniques acquired can be applied immediately back at work. The programme is divided into 4 key project management stages as shown below.



Construct an effective project plan identifying the major tasks, key interdependencies, project milestones, the critical path and how to build in contingency.



Identify the skills required in the project, structure the project, and understand the role of the project manager and others



Use practical and straightforward review techniques throughout the project to understand what has be done to keep the project going and improve performance.



Terminate the project and handover deliverables and responsibility.

Course Modules


Key Exercises

An introduction to Project Management 

  • Understanding different project management models
  • Core competencies of Project Management
  • Project considerations (time, cost & quality)
  • Identifying key areas of the project model
  • PESTLE Analysis

Module 1: Establish a Project

  • Fundamentals of planning a project (stakeholders, mandale etc)
  • How to set objectives within the project lifecycle
  • Managing quality within the project
  • Complete a project communications plan
  • Build your project risk log

Module 2: Project Plan

  • How to schedule resources and manage costs
  • Understanding Kanban boards
  • Estimating with accuracy
  • Create a schedule and cost forecast

Module 3: Project Implementation

  • Managing delivery of a project
  • How to stick to the project plan
  • Overcoming issues, reporting and project reviews
  • Review of the project progress and logs

Module 4: Project Close

  • Steps to closing a project
  • Evalutation and learning from the project
  • Creating a project evaluation and review, identifying key learnings

Study Online

  • Access the CPMS course online 24/7
  • Take up to 12 months to complete the course
  • Gain free access to the IFOL membership platform and community
  • Get 24/7 support via online chat, telephone and email
  • Self paced and on-demand study
  • World class learning platform

Included when you enroll

Instant access to course materials

Providing 25 hours of study material and learning resources including video, reading, audio and practical assessments and questions.

Online Assessment

No requirement to take an exam. The CPMS program is assessment based. Exercises which you complete during the course are how 

Completion certificate

After passing the online exercises (80% to pass), you’ll join the register of certified professionals and receive your official certificate and designation instantly. A hard in a presentation pack will also be sent to you within 7 days.

Personal Development Plan

Set out your development plan with a SWOT analysis and Short, Medium and Long-Term goals which will help you reach your career potential

How to Enroll

Online Enrolment

  • Enroll anytime online
  • Instant access to the e-Learning platform and course
  • Pay entry fees immediatley or request an invoice for payment
  • Learn at your own pace with 12 months course access
  • Receive your digital and offical certicate after completion

Want to know more? Book your online demonstration

Course Fees

The fee for the programme varies depending on your location and preferred currency. Entry to the programme includes all study programme materials, pre-recorded masterclasses, tutor support, exam entry and certification. See regional entry fees below;

Payment Options

Pay in full – $349.00
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Pay Monthly – $119.95
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What our students say…

Very good for those working in the field to complete to compliment work and practical experience of Finance, AP and P2P. The tutor works through content at a good pace allowing learning to take place. Being able to work at your own pace is also very useful.”

University of Central Lancashire