Project Management

West Yorkshire & Harrogate Excellence Centre
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Many projects fail. That is, they do not deliver what was expected within the original timescale and budget. This practical 1 day overview gives you a solid set of skills to plan, manage and control projects. This course includes case studies and practical exercises to cover the fundamental theory of effective project management and practical planning tools that can be instantly applied to a wide variety of projects. Rigid structures and complex jargon are deliberately omitted from the content, leaving the delegates with a set of practical tools and methodologies that they can select and order dependent upon the type of project that they are managing. This course will enable you to:

  • The benefits of good project management practice
  • Relate projects to business needs
  • Establish clear objectives and timelines
  • Plan, monitor and control projects in deliver success
  • Apply analytical techniques of project planning and control
  • Review and complete projects in a controlled manner
  • Measure the success of projects and apply lessons learned
  • Define project management and programme management
  • Defining clear objectives
  • The benefits of project methodology
  • The project life cycle
  • Defining project roles and responsibilities
  • The essentials of effective project communication
  • Understanding stakeholder needs and managing expectations
  • Formalising the business case
  • Prioritising work
  • Scoping project aims and objectives
  • Project planning tools and techniques
  • Scheduling
  • Estimating techniques
  • Milestone plans and the Critical Path
  • Risk management- probability and impact
  • Project control process
  • Monitoring and progress reports
  • Change management process
  • Communicating the need for change
  • Persuasion and influencing skills for those managing projects
  • Project closure
  • Post project review

Who Will Benefit?

This course is designed for anyone who requires a fundamental understanding of the requirements for successful project management, regardless of the size and scope of that project.

Duration: 1 day (10am - 4pm)

Dates available on arrangement

West Yorkshire & Harrogate Excellence Centre can also create this course for you on arrangement at one of their locations.

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