Diploma in Project Planning and Control

The objective of this program is to provide a detailed understanding of project management and control practices from its inception through to feasibility and commencement. Student will gain a practical knowledge and ability to critically assess, within a problem-solving environment, the processes and strategies undertaken by project managers to define, plan, control and deliver project requirements through completing this course.

The unit aims to provide students to analyze the project control, cost planning, financial control, time management and scheduling where that can be applied to practical scenarios.

LRN UK (endorsed qualification)
Delivery Mode
2 Months
Total Fee

Course Content

MI/1014/01     Fundamentals of Planning and Control

  • Understand the definition and concepts related with Planning and Control 5
  • Understand the breakdown structures (WBS, OBS, CBS, RBS) in project management
  • Recognize the purpose of business case
    • Key definitions and concepts associated with Planning and Control
    • Hierarchical Breakdown Structures – WBS, OBS, CBS, RBS
    • Purpose of the Business Case
    • Purpose of Scope Management, Requirements Management and Stakeholder Management
    • Purpose and composition of the Works Information and Statement of Work

MI/1014/02     Scope and Stakeholder Management        

  • Understand the purpose of Scope and Stakeholder management
  • Elaborate the Requirement Management

MI/1014/03     Effective Project Planning  

  • Be able to identify the key elements needed for effective project planning
  • Understand the idea of Planning, handover, and closeout
  • Learn about the objective and advantages of successful planning
  • Recognize the planning approaches and influencing factors

MI/1014/04     Project estimation and budgeting  

  • Understand about funding and budget
  • Learn about cost estimating, budgeting and budget transfers.

MI/1014/05     Scheduling in Project Management           

  • Understand the definition and elements of scheduling.
  • Be able to identify the methods of presenting the results of scheduling.
  • Recognize the purpose of different types of time phased schedules
  • Identify the different types of time phased schedules
  • Be able use key elements of schedule design
  • Learn about the different methods of estimating durations
  • Understand the types of resources and the objective of resourcing the schedule

MI/1014/06     Project Planning software

  • Understand the importance of Project Planning Software.
  • Be able to identify different types of software in the market
  • Introduction to Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management

MI/1014/07     Project monitoring and controlling

  • Understand the definition of ‘Earned Value Analysis’, key monitoring terms, key risk management terms, key change management terms.
  • Learn the objectives and the use of project baseline
  • Identify the features of a good control system.
  • Learn the Characteristics of Variance Analysis Methods of Progress Monitoring.
  • Recognize the elements of short-term planning.

MI/1014/08     Final Examination   

  • Be able to sit for the final examination conducted by the institute.
  • Understand and apply the theoretical knowledge gained during lectures.

Entry Requirements

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal if you want to develop a detailed understanding of project management
and control practices, whatever your sector may be. You do not have to hold a degree to join this course – you’re welcome to apply if you have relevant professional experience

Entry Requirements

Fresh Engineers, Planning Engineers, Planners and Professionals and Personals above 16 Years who wish to pursue their career in planning. 


Examination and Assignment 

Course Fee and Structure

Registration Fee : 5,000 
Course Fee           : 55000
Discount             : (25,000)
Total (LKR)     : 35,000*
*Installment available 


Learn. Believe. Create.