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    28 Sep - 29 Sep

    Project Management Essentials course

    (Instructor-led online)

    £699 £999

    9 Nov - 10 Nov

    Project Management Essentials course

    (Instructor-led online)

    Need training for your team?

    All our short project management courses can be delivered and tailored for in-house on-site delivery anywhere in the world. They can also be delivered in virtual classroom format. Other short project management courses include the 1-day Introduction to Project Management course and half-day Writing Business Cases course.

    Project Management Essentials training courses- benefits


    The benefits of attending a Project Management Essentials course are:

    • You will learn some key project management skills and techniques, making you better able to manage projects at work
    • You will gain confidence in knowing what you need to do to start managing your projects at work.


    Project Management Essentials

    The Project Management Essentials course includes:

    • Tuition from an experienced project manager and trainer
    • Small class size in our convenient venues
    • Practical exercises to help you to apply what you learn
    • A delegate pack of course notes, case study and exercises
    • Refreshments
    • Certificate of training course attendance available upon request.
    Project Management Essentials training courses- details


    Who should attend this 2-day Project Management Essentials course?

    A Project Management Essentials course is suitable for people who work on or manage projects, or people who simply want to learn more about projects and project management.

    Project Management Essentials course

    • 2 days: 09:30am - 16:30pm
    Project Management Essentials training courses- learning outcomes


    Learning outcomes

    This Project Management Essentials training provides students with some core project management skills. Students will learn:

    • Common terminology used on projects
    • What a project manager does and why
    • Common project management processes and who is responsible
    • How projects relate to business as usual
    • The importance of good planning
    • What a business case is
    • The importance of identifying and managing stakeholders
    • To establish vision and direction, to align others to a common purpose
    • Essential techniques such as configuration management, critical path analysis
    • To perform effective scheduling using Gantt charts
    • To plan the communications required to keep all stakeholders informed
    • The best ways to manage change without jeopardizing your project
    • Key risk management techniques to help you avoid failure
    • How to improve your project management practices in future
    • How to use critical path analysis to optimise your timelines and protect your project deadline
    • About team dynamics and how to nurture a project team aligned to the project
    • Important considerations for project leadership and explore what your team needs from you as a leader
    • Different types of influencing powers in organisations and how to harness your ability to influence without authority.


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