A Masterclass in Project Management

PRICE
£342.00 £273.60

Start

27/03/2015 - 9:00 am

End

27/03/2015 - 5:00 pm

Address

Birmingham Marriott Hotel 12 Hagley Road, Five Ways, Birmingham, B16 8SJ   View map

  • Under 15 minutes walk to/from Train Station/ Underground/ Bus Stop to the Venue

1 Day Programme

No matter who you are or what you do, whether at work or in the community, you are likely involved in managing projects this can be from implementing a strategy in the work place to organizing a major event such as a Trade Show externally. There are three main ingredients involved in Project Management, namely the Project Life Cycle, Initiation, Planning and Implementation.

This intensive1 day course aims to allow delegates to understand how to maximise their skills to project manage small and large projects, learning techniques to analyse, set objectives, implement the project and monitor and control the outcomes.

Course Content

This one day introduction to project management is designed to give attendees a better understanding of project management philosophy, methods and tools to provide a basic understanding of the project lifecycle and how projects can be successfully delivered.

  • Cover definitions and concepts and will identify the key roles of a Project Manager and Stakeholders
  • Cover the need for, specification of and importance of effective project management
  • Identify the need for a clearly defined strategy and outcomes leading to the successful launch of a project
  • Cover the three main areas of the Project Lifecycle namely, Initiation, Planning and Implementation
  • Give delegates a change to work in interactive groups on a project of their choice to develop a Smart Sheet from their individual tasks, milestones and timings.
  • Understand Critical Path Analysis
  • Look at one method of analysing risk
  • Provide an opportunity to practice simple project management techniques.

Learning Objectives

The need for, specification and importance of effective project management
The importance of establishing clear objectives and requirements leading to the successful launch of a project
The nature and definition of projects and why they succeed or fail
The three main areas of the Project Lifecycle namely, Initiation, Planning and Implementation
The philosophy, methods and tools of project management used to minimise surprise, risk, overspend and delay throughout the project lifecycle and to achieve the specified quality standards
The importance of having a project management philosophy and effective project governance within and across all types of organisations.

Course Speaker

Val Holmes