About this course

Tech type Essentials
Course code QAIPM
Duration 1 Day

The course is designed to provide delegates with an overview of project management principles, either to achieve a general understanding or as a preliminary to further training.

The course covers the full scope of managing projects and is interactive, with ample opportunity for discussion.

Who will benefit:

The course is highly suitable for staff requiring a general understanding of how to approach project management.
It has also proved extremely valuable as a first introduction and preliminary training course for staff going on to further project management training courses but who lack relevant experience of project work.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe the characteristics of a project and appreciate why projects need to be managed
  • Describe the benefits of using a project management methodology
  • Demonstrate their understanding of the key elements of project management
  • Assess their own projects in respect to what they have learnt
  • Recognise the importance of having project documentation
  • Determine those people or organisations that will be important to the project and consider how best to communicate with them
  • Define the basic steps involved in planning a project
  • Identify risks, issues and changes within a project and how best to manage them
  • Determine the applicability of project management to their own work

Course Outline

  • What is a Project?
  • Project Characteristics
  • Project Lifecycle
  • Common problems
  • Strategies for success
  • Controlled Project Start
  • Identifying and managing stakeholders
  • Project roles and responsibilities
  • Selecting and developing a project team
  • Business Case: Costs vs Benefits
  • Relevant documentation
  • Project Planning
  • Planning steps
  • Estimating, scheduling and resourcing
  • Management of Risk
  • Controlled Project Progress
  • Controlled delegation
  • Management by exception
  • Reporting and communication
  • Relevant documentation
  • Controlled Project Close
  • Gaining acceptance
  • Follow-on Actions
  • Learning Lessons
  • Post-Project Review

Essentials

1 Day

Duration

This course is authored by QA

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

Find dates and prices

Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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