Duration 2 Days

Who should attend?

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

Learning Objectives

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

  • Overview of the roles within project management
  • Create a project plan
  • Demonstrate how to monitor a project plan
  • Describe the process for managing a project to completion
  • Measure the success of a project and ascertain the lessons to be learned
  • Be able to evaluate own ability to manage a project

Course Content

  • Project sponsors, stakeholders and scope
  • Work breakdown and product breakdown structure
  • Gantt and bar charts, critical path analysis
  • Methods of reducing project times and costs
  • Resource analysis, and re-scheduling
  • Project communication methods
  • Links to change management
  • Information technology solutions
  • Benefits of project management
  • Key project management terminology
  • Characteristics of project managers
  • Organisational structures to support projects
  • Types of project; the project life cycle,
  • Feasibility studies; risk management techniques
  • Project team roles; critical relationships
  • Procedures for project closure
  • Using feedback from others to critically evaluate own performance

Credits 4

These credits can be counted towards an ILM level 5 Qualification upon completion of a work based assignment.