Project Management & Leadership

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Learning Outcomes

Course focus will be on the leadership aspects of project working, whilst still providing opportunities to practice techniques and use different tools.

The workshop will:

  • Introduce the skills, tools and challenges of leading a successful project
  • Provide you with opportunities to practise leadership skills and tools
  • Identify your personal learning and prepare a personal development plan



Project Management Overview

Overview of project management, project life cycles, project process and key success factors The value of a plan and leading activities including: project definitions, organisational breakdown structures, network and critical path analysis, Gantt charts, milestone charts, risk management and ownership.

Initiating a Project (Business Case, Scope & Objectives)

How to initiate a project including: establishing clear scope (time, cost, quality) and objectives (from offset), defining stakeholder needs, creating a clear business case.

People Management

Building  your project team covering; overview of team roles, team development and key project roles/responsibilities, delegating to and motivating team members for whom you have no direct authority.

Stakeholder Management

Identifying your key stakeholders and establishing a project communication plan to communicate effectively at key stages and gain commitment from all those involved. Overview of how to influence for the benefit of the project and importance of understanding influencing styles

Monitoring, Controlling & Closure

Simple monitoring tools and techniques for managing changes and risks to the project during its implementation including redefining goals, impact and control.  Importance of closing a project, celebrating successes, recording and communicating lessons learnt and documenting process and outcomes.


Course details

Face to Face

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


Duration: 2 x half days Member Cost: £335+VAT pp
Credits: 2.2 Non-member Cost: £502.50+VAT pp

*Membership from £50+VAT per annum - join now and save on training 

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

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