Project Management for Non-Project Managers

Course Details

This one-day introduction to project management course demonstrates basic project management techniques and provides delegates with a structured approach to building their project plans.  It also introduces useful tools to enable them to successfully manage projects and so complete them with minimal disruption and within timescales and budget.

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • To provide a framework for project planning
  • To provide a structured approach to project planning and management
  • Give participants the confidence to ask the ‘right’ questions
  • To improve project planning and management

Course Contents

  • Avoiding project failure
  • Defining the project – the project brief and mandate
  • The project life-cycle
  • Initiating the project
  • Minimising the risks – limiting factors, stages contractual terms, documentation
  • Change controls
  • Reporting and communications
  • Analysing the project
  • Project management tools
  • Identifying and using  the ‘critical path’ and float
  • Assessing resources – people & other
  • Overview of financial management and control
  • Contingency planning
  • Monitoring against the plan
  • Updating the project plan
  • Project closure
  • Post-project review

Who should attend?

All personnel who are new to, or have limited experience in, project planning or project management.