Project Management - Project Management Fundamentals

Venue: Broomfield Hall
Hours: 7.00
Cost (£): 350.00

Course Overview

Learn more about the key elements in project management,
including the factors that can mean the difference between success
and failure. This course explores concepts using practical exercises
so that people new to project management can understand what is
involved in effective delivery. As part of the course, you will set up
and manage a project.

Course Content

• Understanding the structure of projects
• How to manage stakeholders and their expectations
• Defining a project’s scope
• Defining who should do what
• The need to recognise and manage the uncertainties
• Five useful estimating methods
• How to create a realistic schedule
• Managing against targets
• How to control change
• How to manage issues
• The importance of closing projects
 
Benefits for the individual
 
• Increased confidence to take on projects
• Better understanding of what a project manager does and does not need to do
• Effective tools to define and manage projects
 
Benefits for the organisation 
 
• Increased probability of successful delivery
• A focus on what really needs to be done within a project
• Containment of costs
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