Duration 3 Days

Who should attend?

Project sponsors and anyone who may be responsible for overseeing future projects and project managers.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Determine the feasibility and risks associated with a proposed project
  • Agree the goals and success criteria for the project
  • Plan the project and identify the financial and other resources required, using a standard method and appropriate project management tools
  • Select an appropriate project team
  • Lead the project team to achieve project milestones and goals
  • Monitor progress and take action to rectify problems or recover failure
  • Manage the project budget
  • Ensure full engagement of stakeholders with the project
  • Reflect on and learn from the outcomes of a project

Course Content

  • The nature and purpose of projects
  • Project planning and management approaches (e.g. use of CPA, Gantt charts)
  • Feasibility and risk assessment techniques
  • Project constraints (e.g. scope, time, and cost or finance, time and human resources) – their implications for project management
  • Project management and leadership skills
  • Identification and communication with stakeholders
  • Monitoring and reporting on project progress and achievement of milestones and goals
  • Project evaluation and reporting
  • Using project evaluation to reflect on own performance and skills

Credits 12

These credits can be counted towards an ILM level 6 qualification upon completion of a work based assignment.