Course Details

Project Management Professional (PMP)


Course Overview

The KNUST Project Management Professional (PMP) short course is a comprehensive program that equips individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in the field of project management. This course is designed to provide a practical approach to managing projects and offers participants an opportunity to learn about industry-standard project management best practices. PMBOK 7 is covered. Participants will gain insight into the core concepts, tools, and techniques of project management that can be applied in any organization. The program is available either in-class or virtually over four weekends, with over 50 contact hours of training. Upon completion, participants will receive a KNUST certificate of completion.

Content and Learning

This course will cover the following topic areas:

Module 1: Project Management Theory Module 2: Project Stakeholder Management Module 3: Project Scope Management Module 4: Schedule Management Module 5: Cost Management Module 6: Communications Management Module 7: Quality Management Module 8: Resource Management Module 9: Risk Management Module 10: Procurement Management Module 11: Integration Management Module 12: Professional Responsibility and Ethics of Project Management Module 13: Agile Project Management Module 14: Exams preparation and registration Module 15: PMP Mock Exams This program is ideal for individuals who are new to project management or those who have some experience in project management but want to improve their skills and knowledge. It is also suitable for professionals seeking to enhance their project management credentials and, on the journey, to obtain the PMP certification. • Telecommunication engineers • Bankers • Mining, Oil and Gas • Hospital and Healthcare • Sanitation and Waste Management • Government • Shipping and Aviation • Insurance • Media • Agriculture • Real estate and construction


This program is open to anyone interested in project management, with at least first degree which can be substituted with strong work experience. However, it is recommended that participants have some basic knowledge of project management principles.

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