Project Management for Development Professionals (PMDPro)

APMG Certification Course


PMD Pro 1 is a globally recognized project management certification for development professionals. This three or five day, the 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 a 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.


By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Apply project management knowledge in international development & humanitarian sector projects such as health, humanitarian emergencies, livelihood, agriculture, education, vaccination, WASH, or any other sectors;
  • Utilize specialist skills in designing, planning, monitoring, evaluating & closing out projects;
  • Improve risk management, adaptive planning, team communication, and role clarity through the use of standardized approaches;
  • Organize your work to make you and your organization more effective at managing projects;
  • Stay in control of your project to deliver on time, on budget, and in scope;
  • Close out your project in a sustainable way.





Project DPro workshops and online courses introduce learners to the tools, processes, and systems that development and humanitarian professionals can use to manage projects more effectively and with greater impact.

As you go through the course, you will interact with facilitators and other learners, exploring ideas and participating in conversations about the different skills and tools of project management.  Learning activities include course readings, instructional videos, and e-learning modules.

6 Live Sessions.

2 Contacts Weekly.


COST: 150,000 ($326)

Registration covers

Tea break & Launch.


Duration: 3 Days.

Time : 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Venue: Box Office, Central Business Districts CBD, FCT, Abuja.

COST: 150,000 ($326)

Upcoming Courses – February, 2023 – June, 2023. 


Feb                   March            April                May                June

24-26                30-2/04           28-1/05           26-28               23-25


Feb                   March            April                May                June

1-28                  1-31                 1-30                 1-31                 1-30


                                 PROJECT DPRO TRAINING MODULES


Module 1 Start with an overview of Project DPro.

·         Introduction to Project DPro

·         What is project management and what are some project management challenges

·         Projects, programs, portfolios

·         Skills and competencies

Module 2 Focus on identifying the right project.

·         Project Identification and Definition

·         Project identification

·         Data collection and analysis

·         Problem and objective trees

·         Logframes

Module 3 Look at how to create the conditions for the project to be a success.

·         Project Setup

·         Project setup

·         Risk registers

·         Project charters

Module 4 An overview of project planning and scope management.

·         Project Planning

·         Five principles of project planning

·         Scope, time, and finance management planning

·         Network diagram and Gantt chart

Module 5 Discover tools and techniques to manage change, issues and schedule delays

·         Project Implementation

·         Managing issues

·         RACI matrix

·         Managing people, the supply chain, and internal controls

·         Implementing project

Module 6 Ensure your project stays on track

·         Project Closure

·         Change control, and schedule control

·         Project monitoring and evaluations

·         Issue logs




Delivery days

Three (3) – Five (5) days

Format of delivery

Face to Face & Virtual


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