Project Management Development (PMD pro) Certification

The PMD Pro1 is the first of the Project Management in Development Professional Certification. NEW CASTLE INSTITUTE PAKISTAN offers this PMD Pro 1 is a globally recognized project management certification for development professionals. This three-day, high-impact workshop gives you the skills you need to effectively initiate, plan, execute, and close out projects. Delivering your project on scope, on time, and on budget requires specific knowledge that is first learned and then refined through practice. This workshop, taught by experienced trainers in a participatory style, has been highly rated by thousands of practitioners who have completed the course and been successfully certified.

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Course Outline:

  • Projects and the project life cycle including why projects fail
  • Project identification and design including an overview of needs assessment, stakeholder analysis, problem and objective trees and logical frameworks
  • Project initiation
  • Project planning including work breakdown structures, network analysis and GANTT charts
  • Project implementation including RACI and HR plans
  • Project monitoring, evaluation and control including M&E plans, SMART indicators and change plans
  • End of project transition

Target Audience: 

  • The PMD Pro1 is intended for an audience that includes: 
  • Project Managers and team members who are new to project management;
  • Project Managers and team members who are new to the development sector;
  • Development sector professionals who intend to pursue professional credentials in project management;
  • Consultants/contract staff operating in the development sector. 

Note: PMD Pro 1 is the first level of the project management certification program for practitioners working in the development sector. To take the PMD Pro 1 certification exam you will need to bring a laptop with the ability to connect to Wi-Fi. Participants completed the course will earn 19.5 CPE credits and receive a certificate of attendance. 

Internal Evaluations:  IRP PMD PRO 1 Internal Evaluation

    Performance Definition of a Successful PMD Pro1 Candidate

  • They will know and understand the content of the Guide to the PMD Pro.
  • Specifically they will: Understand the context and content of projects.
  • Know the principles, phases and disciplines of project management.
  • Understand the relationship between principles, phases and disciplines.
  • Understand the importance of adapting the PMD Pro to the context of the project


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Our Certified Skills & Trainings are available throughout the year in LAHORE, ISLAMABAD & DUBAI. We provide 100% Practical Skills & Project Based Trainings. Opportunities for internship and job for Select candidates and their placement on international projects.

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