Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management

Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management

The programme aims at providing students with knowledge and skills necessary for effective planning and management of both public and private projects. It has been specifically developed to satisfy needs of the private and public sector through conceptualizing, perceiving, starting and implementing projects in the ever-changing business environments. The programme provides students with much needed competencies to enable them identify the needs of a given community and develop projects to address those needs. Graduates will also obtain skills to design, implement, monitor and evaluate the performance and impact of development projects.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants to the program must possess the following:-

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution of higher learning and accredited by NCHE in any area of study.
  • A professional qualification deemed equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized professional body.
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The following Curriculum Matrix/ Structure summarize the layout of the courses which will be offered to all graduates of the PGD in Project Planning and Management of Uganda Technology and Management University.

Year One, Semester One
Code Course name          
    LH PH TH CH CU
PM 500 Project Management Theory & Practice 30 - 30 45 3
PM 503 Project Planning, Programming &  IT Systems 30 30 - 45 3
PM 504 Project Budgeting & Financial Management 30 - 30 45 3
ME 500 Monitoring & Evaluation: Paradigms, Principles & Concepts 30 - 30 45 3
PA 500 Society, Government & Politics in Africa 30 30 - 45 3
TM 500 Research Methods 30 - 30 45 3
  Semester load         18
Year One, Semester Two
Code Course name LH PH TH CH CU
PM 502 Infrastructure Planning & Management 30 - 30 45 3
PM 505 Project Implementation Analysis & Management 30 - 30 45 3
PM 506 Risk Management in Projects & Programmes 30 - 30 45 3
PM 507 Project Leadership & Decision Making 30 - 30 45 3
PP 500 Project Procurement Management 30 - 30 45 3
HR 507 Project Human Resource Management 30 - 30 45 3
  Semester load         18
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