Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation (Duration: 12 months)

The program shall have a total of 12 modules including the Research Project

Semester One (1)

PGDPM 101  Theories and Approaches to Project Management

By the end of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Identify the various theories in project management
  • Identify the various approaches to project managements
  • To put into practice the different theories and approaches to project management

PGDPM 102  Practical Project Planning, Design and Implementation

By the end of this course the learner should be able to:

  • Do project identification
  • Set specific project objectives
  • Select the right materials for project implementation
  • Identify implementation problems and possible solutions
  • Organize and manage the project

PGDPM 103  Resource Mobilization

PGDPM 104  Conflicts and Resolution Analysis

By the end of this course the learner should be able to:

  • Understand Conflict
  • Identify types of conflict
  • Effects of Conflict
  • Conflict resolution and conflict management skills

PGDPM 105 Special Interest Group Rights in Project Management

By the end of this course the students will be able to:

  • Write gender responsive project proposals
  • Carry out gender analysis
  • Know how to integrate gender in their projects
  • Come up with policies that aim at gender mainstreaming in projects
  • Know the challenges facing gender mainstreaming
  • Conduct ender responsive evaluations 

PGDPM 106   Environmental Impact Assessment

By the end of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Explain the meaning of Environment, ecology and ecosystem as applied in project planning and management.
  • Describe the role of Environmental Impact Assessment within projects in Zimbabwe (your country).
  • Underline the historical development of environmental education
  • Explain the relationship between environment, development and population growth.

Semester Two

PGDPM 107 Theories and Practical issues in Monitoring and Evaluation

By the end of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Establish the various theories associated with monitoring and evaluation
  • Establish the various approaches associated with monitoring and evaluation
  • To establish how these theories and approaches work in practical situations

PGDPM 108 Monitoring and Evaluation System Design

By the end of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Layout project designs to the interested stakeholders
  • Provide guidelines for M & E value chain project
  • Differentiate value chain project and traditional for M & E
  • Determine potential clients of the M & E System
  • Understand the overall project goal and purpose

PGDPM 109 Training and Curriculum development

By the end of this course, the students will be able to identify:

  • Types of training
  • Foundation of training
  • Principles of learning program design and development
  • Training need assessment (TNA)

PGDPM110 Data Collection and Analysis Techniques

By the end of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Identify types of data
  • Select data collection methods
  • Make consideration on guide method of selection
  • Develop data management and analysis plan
  • Identify and pilot selected data collection tool.

PGDPM 111 Software Project Management

PGDPM 112 Research Project (Dissertation)

PGDPM 113      Entrepreneurship & Project Development