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Project Management – Introduction to Project Management

This course explores the fundamental principles of successful project management delivery. It incorporates a number of easy-to-apply, effective tools and techniques that, when applied in the workplace, allow you to become confident and competent in project management.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management
Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: N/A
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 7.00
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £350
Ilkeston

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/project-management-introduction-to-project-management
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Course Information for Students

This course explores the fundamental principles of successful project management delivery. It incorporates a number of easy-to-apply, effective tools and techniques that, when applied in the workplace, allow you to become confident and competent in project management.

The course is aimed at project managers, executive managers and professionals


• Project management terminology

• Key characteristics of all projects

• Understand what makes a good project manager

• Breaking down the project into separate phases

• How to identify objectives which align with business goals

• Why defining the scope early means more chance of success later

• The importance of identifying and managing stakeholders throughout

• Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) to identify and plan work

• Identify the roles and responsibilities of your team members

• Understand the pitfalls of estimation and learn effective ways of estimating work

• Perform effective scheduling using Gantt charts

• Apply the critical path technique to help you deliver on time

• How to write a project plan

• How to track progress in order to keep on course

• How effective reports can make the difference to enable you to track effectively

• The best way to manage change without jeopardising your project

• Key risk management techniques to help you avoid failure

• How to improve your project management practices in future

 

Benefits for the individual

• Gain key skills, tools and techniques to help plan and manage your projects

• Learn how to avoid the most common problems on projects

• Gain a framework which you can apply to any size or type of project

• Build confidence in project management

 

Benefits for the organisation

• Skills, tools and techniques that can be shared with the wider workforce and project teams

• Implementation of new knowledge, skills and techniques straightaway

• More efficient outcomes through the way projects are driven and delivered

For more information contact the Roundhouse Thinking team on 01332 836 638 or enquiries@roundhousethinking.co.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

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Course Information Last Updated On: January 27, 2022 4:19 pm