Short course - Applying Project Management to Professional Settings
This course provides participants with a broad overview of project management principles, activities and tools that can be transferred and applied to a variety of different sectors and organisations. Participants will develop an understanding of the project life cycle, governance arrangements, and roles and responsibilities within a project, whilst also simulating the experience of project planning and delivery through a range of case-study based exercises.Book Now
Designed for professionals who are not currently working in a project management-based role, this two-day course introduces the fundamental concepts of project management, building the understanding and skills to allow participants to apply the tools for managing successful projects to their everyday work environments.
A highly interactive course, participants will learn about the key activities across the project life cycle, working in groups to explore a project management case study and put their learning into practice.
On this course you will...
- Describe how a project is set up and managed.
- Explain how to start up a project.
- Define the key steps of planning a project.
- State the key actions in implementing and controlling project activities.
- Recognise the actions necessary to finish off a project.
- Discuss the importance of stakeholder management and collaborative teamwork.
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