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Project management courses and training

Develop your project manager career

Projects bring change

Projects are how organisations bring about change.

Projects enable organisations to bring new products to market, deliver improved services to customers, increase operational efficiencies and improve internal processes.

Working on projects

Usually, staff throughout an organisation are affected by, or take part in projects.

If you are a member of a project team, a team leader, project manager, project sponsor or project support, you will benefit from attending a project management training course

Or, if you are just interested and want to learn about project management methodologies and theory, or learn the most important project management tools and techniques, we have the right course for you.

Read on for more details of the types of training available.

Project managers in demand

Forecast for PM jobs 2017-2027.

Project managers are part of a growing profession, and the number of related jobs increases every year (see chart).

According to the American Project Management Institute (PMI) between 2017 and 2017, over 20 million new project management roles will be created globally in just seven industries [1].

Learn practical skills

Students who attend a project management training course benefit by learning practical tools skills to apply on projects.

All our training courses include a theoretical part which helps you learn topics such as these:

  • The project lifecycle
  • Project management processes
  • Project management roles and responsibilities
  • How projects fit in with programmes
  • Common project management tools and techniques.

Training improves your skills

The knowledge you gain from attending a course will help you to effectively work on or manage projects.

In turn, this will help your employer since you’ll be better contributing to successfully realizing benefits from better-managed projects.

All our training courses equip you with the hard project management skills e.g. planning, risk or quality management.

Some courses also equip you with soft project manager skills and competencies too. For example leadership skills which successful project managers require.

Benefits of training

  • Better job opportunities
  • Higher salaries
  • The skills and knowledge to work on, or manage projects
  • Improved confidence to work on, or manage projects
  • Recognition of your skills by your employer and colleagues
  • Better outcomes from your projects (benefit to your organisation)
  • You can gain internationally-recognised qualifications to enhance your career prospects as a project management professional.
1-day Introduction Course in London showing students.

Introduction to Project Management

(1-day Course)

This 1-day introductory course teaches you some basic project management skills and techniques you can apply immediately on your projects.

Prior experience: none.

Suitable for: those wanting a basic overview of project management.

Format: classroom.

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Details of Introduction Course

2-day Fundamentals of PM in London. Trainer is explaining key concepts.

Fundamentals of Project Management

(2-day Course)

This 2-day fundamentals course teaches you many core project management skills and techniques you can apply immediately on your projects.

Prior experience: none.

Suitable for: those needing a course with a bit more depth.

Format: classroom.

Code: FPM.

Details of Fundamentals Course

1-day Writing Business Cases Course in London showing students doing an exercise.

Writing Compelling Business Cases

(1-day Course)

This 1-day course teaches you to write a great business case and get it approved. This is a critical skill for project managers today.

Prior experience: none.

Suitable for: project managers and business analysts in any industry.

Format: classroom.

Code: WBC.

Details of Writing Business Cases Course

PRINCE2 class in London showing students listening to the trainer.

PRINCE2® Courses

PRINCE2 is the world’s most popular project management certification.

All courses are suitable for beginners or more experienced practitioners.

Our trainers are all experienced project managers in using PRINCE2. Exceptional exam pass rates.

Certification: Foundation and Practitioner.

Prior experience: none.

Format: classroom or online.

Accreditation: AXELOS.

Details of PRINCE2 courses

PRINCE2 Agile class in London with attentive students.

PRINCE2 Agile® Courses

PRINCE2 Agile combines the control of PRINCE2 with the flexibility of Agile.

It was developed to meet industry demands when managing Agile projects.

Our trainers are all experienced Agile project managers and are highly skilled as trainers.

Certification: Practitioner.

Prior experience: PRINCE2 Foundation.

Format: classroom.

Accreditation: AXELOS.

Details of PRINCE2 Agile Courses

AgilePM class in London showing students learning.

Agile Project Management (AgilePM®)

AgilePM certification provides an understanding of how to manage Agile projects.

Agile Project Management was born out of one of the original Agile methods - DSDM.

This is a fast-growing Agile certification with over 100,000 people having sat AgilePM exams.

Certification: Foundation and Practitioner.

Prior experience: none.

Format: classroom or online.

Accreditation: APMG International.

Details of AgilePM courses

APM Online Training.

APM Online Courses

The Association for Project Management (APM) is the chartered body for the project profession in the UK.

Its qualifications are widely sought-after by UK employers and is a good complement to PRINCE2.

Certification: Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ); Project Management Qualification (PMQ).

Prior experience: PFQ (none).

Format: online.

Accreditation: APM (Association for Project Management).

Details of APM certified online training

PMI PMP Online Training.

PMI PMP® Online Courses

The Project Management Institute (PMI®) provides the popular Project Management Professional (PMP®) qualification.

This higher-level qualification is popular throughout the world.

Certification: Project Management Professional (PMP®).

Prior experience: click here for more details.

Format: online.

Accreditation: Project Management Institute (PMI®).

Details of PMI PMP online course

PMI CAPM Online Training.

PMI CAPM® Online Courses

The Project Management Institute (PMI®) also provides an entry-level qualification aimed at project managers joining the profession.

This qualification is often a stepping-stone to PMP®.

Certification: Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®).

Prior experience: click here for more details.

Format: online.

Accreditation: Project Management Institute (PMI®).

Details of PMI CAPM online course

Choosing the best project management course

If you're trying to get into project management as a career, then read What's the best course to get into project management? to help you choose.

Best courses

The article provides career advice for people wanting to get into project management. It describes the best courses to help you develop your project management skills.

Choosing the best project management qualification

Which Project Management Qualification? describes each of the different project management qualifications from all the main certification bodies in the UK and abroad.

Certification

Read this if you want to get professional project management certification but are not sure which one is best.

Starting and maintaining your project manager career

If you're thinking about starting a project management career or developing your project management career, we have articles to help you plan your career before choosing the best certification.

Interview techniques

If you're attending a job interview these project management interview techniques might be useful.

Contact us

Contact us with questions about the project management courses on this page, or about project management certification or training.

Call 0207-148-5985, or chat with us using the link at the bottom of the screen.

References

[1] Project Management Institute. (2017). Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017 & 2027. Available: https://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documents/public/pdf/learning/job-growth-report.pdf. Last accessed 05 Jul 2019.

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