Frequently Asked Questions

 

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 01  Is this course for me?

This course is perfect if you’re a complete beginner and looking to change your career into project management. Your CV will look much more appealing to prospective employers. You might like to practice what you have learnt at your current workplace or on a personal project. Furthermore, you will find that this course provides you with a taster of what it’s like to be a project manager.

 

 

 

 02  What will I learn?

During the course you will gain an understanding of the key concepts, tools and techniques which experienced project managers use to keep control over their projects. Within just one day, you will feel more confident in being able to manage your own projects, and even organise your day-to-day tasks more effectively.

Located in the centre of London, you can easily travel to the course too.

  • You'll become familiar with common terminology

  • You'll learn how projects are managed and how they relate to business as usual activities

  • You'll learn what a project manager does and why

  • You'll learn the common project management processes and who is responsible

  • You'll gain confidence in knowing what you need to start doing on your projects

  • You'll learn how projects are managed and how they relate to business as usual activities

  • You'll learn what a project manager does and why

  • You'll learn the common project management processes and who is responsible

  • You'll learn a what business case is and why a project must always have one

  • You'll learn the importance of identifying and managing stakeholders

  • You'll learn essential techniques such as critical path analysis

  • You'll learn to perform effective scheduling using Gantt charts

  • You'll learn to plan the communications required to keep all stakeholders informed

  • You'll learn some key risk management techniques to help you avoid failure

  • You'll learn how to improve your project management practices in future

  • You'll learn about team dynamics

 03  What is the course objectives?

•Understand what is meant by Project Management and its relationship to Programme Management and Portfolio Management

 

•Understand the attributes of a high functioning Project Support Officer (PSO)

 

•Provide you with the tools, techniques and confidence you need to Initiate and manage a project

 

•Reflect on your own strengths and development objectives

 

•To be responsive to your issues and queries during the day.

 04  What is the agenda for the day?

1.Welcome and Introduction

2.Overview of project management

3.Attributes of a high functioning Project Support Officer

4.The 6 stages of a Project Lifecycle,

5.The “Pre-project” stage

6.The “Start-up” stage

7.The “Initiation” stage

8.The “Delivery” stage

9.The “Close” stage

10. The “Review” stage

11.Personal development objectives

12.Wrap up

 05  What is included in the price?

  • Tuition from an experienced project manager and trainer

  • Small class size in our convenient London venue

  • Practical exercises to help you to apply what you learn

  • Refreshments

  • Certificate of training course attendance