1-Day Course

Projects cannot be successful without knowledgeable project managers and project team members all working efficiently and effectively together. This course is specifically designed for people who require enhanced project management knowledge within the NHS.

You should attend if you work, or aspire to work in a key project role and would like to learn more practical tools and skills needed to ensure project success.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the delegates will be able to:

  • Identify the controlled and uncontrollable barriers within projects
  • Design a strategy plan to deal with the controllable barriers
  • Identify key project stakeholders
  • Produce a communication plan to address negativity and subjectivity
  • Describe their preferred working style and be aware of the advantages and disadvantages within a project environment
  • Present critical information to key stakeholders


What the course will cover:

Barriers to effective Project Management

  • Typical barriers
  • Controlled/uncontrollable barriers
  • Strategies to remove or deal with them


Stakeholder Analysis

  • Identifying key stakeholders
  • Stakeholder matrix
  • Communication plan and priorities
  • Dependencies


Working Styles

  • Self analysis
  • Project team profiling
  • Advantages and disadvantages of each of the styles
  • Case studies


Project brief

  • Understanding the project brief
  • Planning and role allocation


Putting it into practice - an implementation exercise

  • NHS case studies


Project team presentation

  • Summary of project plan
  • Summary of stakeholder matrix
  • Team performance review


All courses are delivered onsite by a training team with experience of working in over 50 NHS Trusts, and provide key professional development skills contextualised to fit an NHS environment.

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