Project Quality Management


Course Name

Project Quality Management

Course Code

PD-PM – F3

Number of Contact Hours

45 hours

Credit Hours

3 Credit Hour

Duration and Frequency

  • 15 sessions 
  • Each session = 3 hours
  • Frequency: daily Monday to Friday
  • Duration: 3 weeks

Mode of Delivery 

  • Online/ On Campus/ Hybrid 


Professional Development – 

F-Project Management


This course presents detailed information about project quality management and presents case examples that illuminate the theory of quality planning, assurance, and control with real-world case studies including situation, analysis, and lessons learned. The student will learn a specific, succinct, step-by-step project management process.



On completion of this course, students are expected to be able to:

  1. Understand quality in the project management domain
  2. Gain a thorough understanding of project quality planning and assurance
  3. Understand and analyze project processes
  4. Understand common project practices, systems, and solutions


Course Outline:

  1. Understanding Quality in the Project Management Domain
  2. Evolution of Quality and Its Contemporary Application to Projects
  3. Pioneers and Paradigms
  4. Project Quality Planning
  5. Project Quality Assurance
  6. Project Quality Control and Quality Improvement Quality Control
  7. Collecting and Understanding Project Data
  8. Understanding Project Processes
  9. Analyzing Project Processes
  10. Solving Project Problems 
  11. Common Project Practices
  12. Project Systems and Solutions
  13. Why NOT Quality?
  14. Case Studies


Course Textbook:

Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage, 5th Edition

Jeffrey K. Pinto, Pennsylvania State University – Erie



Feedback Given to Participants in Response to Assessed Work 

  • Individual written feedback on coursework
  • Feedback discussed as part of a tutorial
  • Individual feedback on request
  • Model answers 


Developmental Feedback Generated Through Teaching Activities

  • Feedback is given at presentations and during tutorial sessions
  • Dialogue between participants and staff in tutorials and lectures



The course grade will be based on a final project presented by the participant and graded by the instructor. Participants much achieve a passing grade of 70% or more to be awarded a certificate of completion of the course.