Project Management: An introduction

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Outline

This programme covers an introduction to project management, project life cycles, initiating and identifying the scope of a project, defining needs of stakeholders, developing a business case, creating a project and communications plan and establishing key success factors.

The workshop also covers the key roles of project team members, managing expectations of stakeholders (client) and others, whilst engaging motivations to deliver according to your plan.

It will introduce some monitoring tools and techniques for project team meetings, managing change during a project and how to report on progress.

Trainer was very knowledgeable about project planning, risk analysis and referral techniques

Course was very interactive with lots of discussion

Benefits of the workshop

By the end of the programme delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental principles of project management and how to apply them
  • Apply some of the key tools and techniques involved in project working
  • Understand some of the people issues involved in project working
  • Show confidence to take on a role within a project appropriate to their experience

Tools and techniques that will be introduced include:

  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Project action minutes
  • The project triangle (Time, Cost, Quality)
  • The scope box
  • Detailed project definitions
  • Work breakdown structures
  • Network diagrams
  • Gantt and milestone charts
  • Progress report charts
  • Learning logs

Course Details

Face to Face Course

Duration: 1 Day Member Cost: £385+VAT pp
Credits: 2.6 Non-member Cost: £577.50+VAT pp

Online Course

Duration: 1 Day Member Cost: £335+VAT pp
Credits: 2.2 Non-member Cost: £502.50+VAT pp

For the online course: the programme will be run as 3 x 90-minute sessions: 9.30 – 11.00am; 11.20am – 12.50pm and 1.45 – 3.15pm

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This course is also available in-house, please contact us to discuss your needs.

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