Executive Certificate Program in

Advanced Project Management (Batch - 2)

 • 5 Months  • Online Mentorship

3 Hrs

Weekend Sessions


Campus Immersion


NIRF Ranking


Expert Faculty

Advanced Project Management Course Overview

The PMP course is a structured educational program that aims to prepare individuals for the challenges of managing projects in a wide range of industries. The course shall equip the participants with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their project management roles.
IIM Visakhapatnam designed this project management course with an industry-aligned curriculum that covers a wide range of project management. The curriculum provides vital knowledge aimed at enhancing your proficiency and skills in the field of project management.
This PMP course of 5 months will train you in project management with hands-on practice on industry-demanded tools that will stand you out of the crowd and enhance your prospects of being chosen. The project management courses are versatile and can be valuable for individuals in a wide range of professions and at various stages of their careers. The specific course and level of expertise required may vary depending on individual career goals and needs.

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PMP Certification Highlights

IIM Certificate

IIM certification bolsters your job market value, enhancing your professional credibility and reputation.

Deep Understanding of PMP

PMP certification assesses project managers' expertise in project management processes, techniques, and tools, validating their skills and knowledge.

Industry-Relevant Curriculum

The curriculum designed by IIM Visakhapatnam delves into contemporary Project Management trends, tools, and strategies.

Career Advancement

Enhance your project management skills to qualify for advanced roles like project, program, or portfolio manager.


The PMP course facilitates networking with industry experts and peers, creating valuable interaction and collaboration opportunities.

Hands-on Sessions on Tools

Acquire vital skills in MS Project, Agile, Scrum, Lean, and Kanban tools for success in dynamic project management.

Eligibility Criteria and Program Details


Graduates (10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC / AICTE / DEC / AIU / State Government) in any discipline.

Work Experience

Aspirants with professional experience in any domain.

Course Fees

The IIM V Advanced Project Management Course will cost INR 80,000/- + 18% GST which can also be paid in 3 part payments.

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Who Should Enroll

Project Managers

Project Coordinator

IT Professionals



Business Owners

Mid-Career Professionals

Operations Managers

Marketing Professionals

Program Managers

Engineers and Architects

Aspiring Project Managers

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Syllabus of This Course

  • What is Project Management
  • Importance of Project Management
  • Project Life Cycle vs Product Life Cycle
  • Introduction to Practical Project management
  • How to make project on MS Project
  • Definition of a Project
  • Project Management Office
  • The Triple Constraints
  • Organization Structure
  • 5 Project Management Process groups SERP
  • 10 Knowledge Areas
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • SOW
  • Signing Contract
  • Understanding Project Selection Methods
  • Understanding Business Case
  • Project Charter
  • Role of PM
  • Development of a Project Charter
  • The Key role in Projects
  • Project Selection Methods
  • Requirement management plan
  • Work authorization
  • Change handling process
  • Role of PM
  • Definition of Stakeholders
  • Stakeholder Identification
  • Stakeholder Classification and Analysis
  • Best Practices
  • Role of PM
  • Communication methods
  • Basic Communication Model
  • Number of communication channels
  • Various reports
  • Role of PM
  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Validate , Control Scope
  • Role of PM
  • Define Activities
  • Activity Relationships
  • Sequence Activities
  • Adding Leads and Lags
  • Develop Schedule
  • Control Schedule
  • Schedule Compression
  • Critical Path Method
  • Critical Chain Method
  • Role of PM
  • Types of Costs
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Control Costs
  • Earned Value Analysis & TCPI
  • Role of PM
  • Quality theorists
  • Marginal analysis technique
  • Introduction to Six Sigma
  • Seven Basic tools of Quality
  • Cost of Quality: Modern theory
  • Role of PM
  • Roles of Various Stakeholders
  • Problem solving process
  • Conflict Management
  • Powers of Project Manager
  • Motivation Theories
  • Role of PM
  • Definition of Risk
  • Risk Categorization
  • Identify Risk
  • Perform Qualitative Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Monitor and control Risks
  • Role of PM
  • Contracting Environments
  • Types of Contracts
  • Key terms in Procurement Management
  • Role of PM
  • What is Agile
  • Various Agile methodologies
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Introduction to Scrum
  • Scrum Backlogs
  • Stories
  • Scrum Ceremonies
  • Scrum Roles
  • Scrum Artefacts
  • Introduction to XP
  • Introduction of Lean
  • Introduction of Kanban
  • Initiating a Project
  • Defining Activities
  • Assigning Resources
  • Sequencing the activities
  • Levelling Resources
  • Setting baselines
  • Generating various reports
  • Campus Visit



ROI of Advanced Project Management

The Executive Certificate Program in Advanced Project Management at IIM Visakhapatnam empowers professionals with the vital resources necessary to thrive in the fiercely competitive field of project management, with a focus on achieving excellence and sustaining a competitive advantage. Featuring a comprehensive syllabus, seasoned educators, practical application, and networking opportunities, this program propels career progression.

Advanced Project Management Certificate

Upon completing the Advanced Project Management Executive Certificate Program at IIM Visakhapatnam, participants can earn a verified certificate from IIM Visakhapatnam Executive Education. To qualify for this certificate, participants need to meet the minimum attendance requirements and submit their final project successfully.


Admission Process

1. Counselling

Participants will be advised by professional counselors over the virtual mode

2. Shortlisting

Profiles will be shortlisted in view of qualification standards and counselor comments on the profile.

3. Application

Complete Online Application Form. Click here to fill the form.

4. Profile Approval

Profile gets Approved or Rejected based on the shared information.

5. Enrollment

Only Approved profiles proceed further for enrollment process.

About IIM Visakhapatnam

Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam (IIMV) belongs to the prestigious IIM family of business schools. It is a new generation IIM, set up by the Government of India in September 2015. At 29th place among the business schools pan-India in the National Institutional Ranking Framework 2022 of the Government of India, it is ahead of all new-generation IIMs established in 2015/2016.

Visakhapatnam is a picturesque port-city on the east coast of India. It is easily accessible by air, sea, rail, and road connections. It ranks among the cleanest cosmopolitan cities in the country. The city is a popular tourist destination with a beautiful beach on one side and a majestic mountain-range on the other. The vibrant city is well known for its heritage and hospitality; culture and cuisine; tradition and talent; trade and technology; innovation and industry; entrepreneurship and enterprise. Visakhapatnam is a base to several large, medium, and small companies (public and private) in the core sector, energy, financial services, infrastructure, IT, pharma, etc. The Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy is headquartered at Visakhapatnam. In short, it is one of the most preferred destinations in India to live, learn, yearn, and earn.

IIM Visakhapatnam Faculty

Josyula Srinivas

Prof. Josyula Srinivas

Ph.D.   University of Hyderabad

Ex NISG, Ex Accenture, Ex HP, Ex TCS
Abhishek Srivastava

Prof. Abhishek S

Ph. D.   IIM Ranchi

Ex Adobe, Ex Verizon
Prof.B. Srirangacharyulu

Prof. B. Srirangacharyulu

Ph.D IIT Madras

Ex IIM Tiruchirappalli , NIT Calicut

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