DIPLOMA IN PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT (DPPM)

This programme is designed to offer learners specialized knowledge on planning, designing, implementing monitoring and evaluating projects. The programme deals with all aspects of a project from its inception to the closure and enables learners to carry engage in successful planning, development and delivery of projects in today’s modern economic, social and business environment. Students will explore how to efficiently use resources such as time and labor to deliver quality projects on time in projects being undertaken in construction, telecommunications and information communication technology (ICT).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants to this program will be admitted through the following entry schemes;

Direct Entry -
The candidate must have at least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes attained at the same sitting of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) – or its equivalent. The Candidate must as well have at least 5 passes in the same sitting of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent.

Certificate Entry Scheme:-

The candidate must have at least three passes obtained at the same sitting of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent or a Certificate in any course from an institution recognized by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) – or an equivalent accreditation body.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
The following Curriculum Matrix/ Structure summarize the layout of the courses which will be offered to all students doing a Diploma in Project Planning and Management of Uganda Technology and Management University:-
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Year One, Semester One (6 cores)

Course Code

Course name

LH

PH

TH

CH

CU

PP 100

Introduction to Project Management

30

-

 30

 45

 3

  BA 110

  Introduction to Management

  30

-

   30

  45

   3

  BA 103

  Fundamentals of Business Accounting

  30

    -

     30

  45

   3

   HR 102

  Principles of Human Resource Management

  30

  30

    -

  45

   3

   CS 101

  Computer Applications & Systems

  30

-

   30

  45

   3

   PM 300

Supply Chain Management

  30

-

   30

  45

   3

Semester load

 

 

 

 

18

Year One, Semester Two (5 cores)

Course Code

Course name

LH

PH

TH

CH

CU

PP 106

Planning & Managing Development

30

-

30

45

3

PP 103

Communication in Project Management

30

-

-

45

3

PP 102

Project Management Implementation

30

-

30

45

3

BA 220

Introduction to Financial Management

30

-

30

45

3

BA 301

Strategic Management

30

-

30

45

3

Semester load

 

 

 

 

15

Year 1 recess term

TM 100

Community Engagement I

-

300

-

75

5

Recess Term Load

 

 

 

 

5

Year Two, Semester One (5 cores)

Course Code

Course name

LH

PH

TH

CH

CU

MJ 208

Reading and Critical Writing

30

-

30

45

3

BA 320

Organizational Change and Development

45

-

30

60

4

TM 201

Research Methods

30

-

30

45

3

BA 107

Principles of Marketing

30

-

30

45

3

PA 104

Rural Development Administration

45

-

30

45

3

 

Semester load

 

 

 

 

16

Year two, semester two (4 cores)

PA 102

Gender &  Development

30

-

30

45

3

BA 221

Entrepreneurship Development

30

-

45

60

4

PA 200

Public infrastructure Planning & Management

30

-

30

45

3

TM 202

Diploma Project

30

-

45

60

4

PA 302

NGO Management & Administration

30

-

45

60

4

 

Semester load (Less load)

 

 

 

 

18

                                   

 

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