Project Management for Development Professionals (PMD Pro)

Project Management for Development Professionals (PMD Pro)

On time. On budget. Goal focused.

This workshop is available in the following formats

This highly participatory workshop builds the real-world skills you need to effectively initiate, plan, execute and close out projects - specifically designed for the international development community. Our expert facilitators take you through identifying the unique challenges of projects in this sector, describe PMD Pro's key principles of project management and provide you with practical tools to implement back at your office.

What will you learn?

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

  • Organize your work to make you and your organization more effective at managing projects
  • Articulate what is in your project scope, what is out of scope, and why
  • Plan effectively and develop an accurate schedule to manage projects
  • Define roles and responsibilities for your project team
  • Stay in control of your project to deliver on time, on budget, and in scope

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for:

  • Individuals who are new to project management. You will gain a solid foundation in internationally accepted project management concepts, terminology, and techniques.
  • Seasoned practitioners who already have some experience. This is an opportunity to hone your skills through small group work, and learn from peers working in other NGOs who face similar challenges in their jobs.
  • Team members who work in other functional areas of an NGO. You will learn the best practices in project management and gain a clearer picture of your role within a project

Previous project management experience or training is not a requirement for this workshop. If you’re still not sure if this workshop is right for you, feel free to contact us and we can help.

Further Information

Humentum D Pro Learning Pathway

Humentum D Pro is a pathway of internationally recognized certificated workshops aimed at development, relief and humanitarian professionals across the globe. It offers a credentialed, career development path for professionals working in the sector.

The three other workshops that form the D Pro Learning Pathway are:

Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPE)

Successful completion of PMD face to face workshop awards 19.5 CPE credits and a certificate of attendance. CPE credits are not awared for online Flex workshops. The course level is basic. The delivery method of this program is Group Live and the Field of Study is Specialized Knowledge.

Humentum is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

PMD Pro I Certification Exam

PMD Pro I is a globally recognized project management certification for development professionals. This workshop prepares learners to take the PMD Pro I Certification Exam.

The workshop fee does not include the cost of the exam, and it is not administered at the end of the workshop for all online Flex workshops. You can arrange to take the exam online at any time after the workshop, with costs starting from as little as $22. More information can be found here.

Learning Approach for In-Person workshops

Humentum’s highly practical workshops always put the learner first. Our expert facilitators will draw on their own vast sector and subject-specific knowledge to ensure our learner experience is as worthwhile and enjoyable as possible. They will share relevant tools, techniques and insights that are immediately transferrable to your own work. You are also actively encouraged to engage in meaningful discussions, hands-on group work, and pose your own specific questions to further enhance your learning.

Learning Approach for online Flex workshops

Humentum’s self-directed and focused Flex workshops always put the learner first. You will have the opportunity to connect and engage with peers from around the world in a social network style environment, whilst working through a series of engaging videos, assignments and readings. You will have a dedicated, expert facilitator to guide you on your learning journey, and always ready to answer your specific questions to further enhance your learning.

Practice areas

Project Management, Program Management, D Pro

In-house client workshops

All of our courses may be offered as in-house client workshops. Please click here for more info


Dates and registration

Jun 03 - Jul 28, 2020 Online Arabic Register
Jun 03 - Jul 28, 2020 Online French Register
Jun 17 - Aug 11, 2020 Online English Register
Jun 24 - Aug 18, 2020 Online Spanish Register
Jul 15 - Sep 08, 2020 Online English Register
Aug 05 - Sep 29, 2020 Online Spanish Register
Sep 09 - Nov 03, 2020 Online Portuguese Register
Sep 23 - Nov 17, 2020 Online English Register

PMD Pro Overview (Humentum)