Level 7 Diploma in Project Management

Course Description

Overview

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma Project Management qualification is designed to meet the needs of senior managers responsible for projects and provide a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental topics needed to manage business projects within a complex and ever-changing environment. This qualification will develop a deeper understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of project, programme and portfolio management and facilitate the essential skills and competences necessary to plan, monitor, control and deliver successful projects, programmes and portfolios.

Entry Requirements

For entry onto the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Project Management qualification, learners must possess:

    • An honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
    • Mature learners with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
    • Learners must be 21 years or older at the beginning of the course
    • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

    Assessments 

    All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

    To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.

    The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.

    Module Structure

      • Planning, Controlling and Leading a Project
      • Procurement Risk and Contract Management
      • Advanced Project and Logistics Management
      • Operations and Information Management for Project Managers
      • Advanced Research Methods

    Progression

    Successful completion of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Project Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards a relevant master top-up programme with advanced standing at many universities in the UK and overseas.

    Work-Based Learning Opportunities

    Below are examples of potential career opportunities you could explore:
      • Project manager in several industries