Project Management Skills


The aim of this course is to equip you with the tools and techniques that will enable you to successfully manage projects

Who should attend?

Anyone who wishes to enhance their project management skills and grow their confidence in planning and implementing projects


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

• Use project management techniques to effectively scope the project
• Describe and carry out the role of project sponsor and project manager
• State the phases of a project and describe the work which needs to be completed for each phase
•  Produce written plans and timetables for own and/or others? work
• Check progress against plans regularly and revise them in the light of changing priorities or resources
• Build key milestones, risks, resources and success criteria into plans
• Have contingency plans and fall-back options in place
• Build an effective project team

Course overview:

• What makes project succeed?
• Phases of project management
• Roles of project team members
• Scoping the project
• Dependencies and milestones
• Risk and issue assessment
• Successfully working as a project team
• Practical exercise using project management  tools
• Action planning

Style of the Course:

The course is highly active and participative. During the workshop participants undertake activities, exercises and discussions to help them put what they learn into practice

Course length:

One day workshop 09.00 to 17.00 with an hour for lunch.

We can run this course for you in-company at favourable rates for 4 or more people. Please contact us on 01628 526535 or

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