Project Management - An Introduction to Project Management

Venue: Broomfield Hall
Hours: 7.00
Cost (£): 325.00

Course Overview

Who should attend?

The course is ideal for project managers, executive managers and project leaders.

Course Content

The course covers the following subjects:

  • Project management terminology
  • Key characteristics of all projects
  • What makes a good project manager
  • Breaking down the project into separate phases
  • How to identify objectives which align with business goals
  • Why defining the scope early means more chance of success later
  • The importance of identifying and managing stakeholders throughout
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure to identify and plan the work
  • How to identify the roles and responsibilities of your team members
  • Understanding the pitfalls of estimation and learning effective ways of estimating work
  • Performing effective scheduling using Gantt charts
  • Applying the critical path technique to help you deliver on time
  • How to write a project plan
  • How to track progress in order to keep on course
  • How effective reports can make the difference to enable you to track effectively
  • The best way to manage change without jeopardising your project
  • Key risk management techniques to help you avoid failure
  • How to improve your project management practices in future
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