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Practical Project Management (2 day course)- Virtual Training

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  • Practical Project Management (2 day course)- Virtual Training - Overview

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    This course is designed for those who need a practical hands-on approach to managing projects, without it getting “heavy”. It covers all aspects of a project’s life cycle, from the project start-up sequence, application of monitoring & control to keep it on-track, and includes the activities required to close a project. Whilst the majority of the course deals with project management structure, aspects of managing the people on projects are included through team activities. Delegates are encouraged to think about their actual projects during the course and they have to opportunity to apply useful tools to a project of their choice.

    This Practical Project Management (2 day course) course is available throughout the UK.

    CPD Value 11 Hours

    Course Locations

    Practical Project Management (2 day course) London
    Practical Project Management (2 day course) Manchester
    Practical Project Management (2 day course) Nottingham
    Practical Project Management (2 day course) Birmingham
    Practical Project Management (2 day course) Bristol
    Practical Project Management (2 day course) Edinburgh
    Practical Project Management (2 day course) Leeds

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  • Practical Project Management (2 day course)- Virtual Training - Timetable

    Day 1

    09:30 - 10:00 Coffee, introductions and personal objectives

    10:00 - 10:30 What is a project and what are its pitfalls?
    (Getting to grips with the basic concepts)

    10:30 - 10:45 Project roles and responsibilities

    10:45 - 11:15 Personal attributes of a project manager
    (Self assessment against key Project Manager attributes)

    11:15 - 11:30 Coffee break

    11:30 - 13:00 Step-by-step approach to project start-up
    (Straight forward start up sequence to ensure a strong start to the project)

    13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break

    14:00 - 14:30 Team exercise
    (Fun activity exploring two key areas of managing a project)

    14:30 - 15:00 Project prioritising tool
    (Delegates apply a powerful prioritising tool to their own project)

    15:00 - 15:30 Project initiation document
    (Key project document)

    15:30 - 16:00 Case study
    (Consolidates the days work and sets the scene for Day 2)

     

    Day 2

    09:30 - 09:45 Review of progress against objectives

    09:45 - 11:30 Planning tools.
    (Delegates are shown how to apply Critical Path Analysis to their projects and practice using a Case Study. Gantt charts are also considered)

    11:30 - 11:45 Coffee break

    11:45 - 12:00 Estimating time and costs
    (Ideas on how to improve the accuracy of estimates)

    12:00 - 13:00 Managing project risks
    (Delegates apply risk analysis methods to their own project)

    13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break

    14:00 - 14:30 Team exercise
    (Fun activity to explore the dynamics in a project team)

    14:30 - 15:15 Keeping projects on track
    (The minimum we need to do to keep control over a project, including how to control changes)

    15:15 - 15:30 Bringing a project to a close
    (Actions required to bring a project to a close)

    15:30 - 16:30 Delegates work on their real project issues

    16:30 Summary & Action Plans Agreed

  • Practical Project Management (2 day course)- Virtual Training - Benefits

    • An understanding of how project work differs from normal daily work.
    • An awareness of the key roles and responsibilities on a project.
    • A step-by-step approach to starting up a project, which includes a project prioritising tool.
    • A tool to manage project risks.
    • Descriptions of key project documents.
    • How to apply planning tools to identify the critical parts of projects.
    • Methods to adopt which keep a project on track.
    • Steps to close a project.
    • Team exercises to explore both project methodology and project team dynamics.
    • The opportunity to resolve delegates project issues.

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A 1-to-1 training session costs from as little as £400 + VAT and will include an initial telephone conference of up to 1 hour, a 1/2 day (3.5 hours) on-site training at your premises and then a further telephone conference call of up to an hour within 2 weeks of the on-site visit.

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U-choose costs the same as our normal open courses i.e. the normal delegate rate. This includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day, framed certification and comprehensive training notes. A U-Choose booking can only be confirmed once we receive payment which can be made via credit/debit card, BACS or cheque. Payment is due at least 4 weeks before the date you request. Please note to be eligible for U-Choose you must book a minimum of 2 delegates on the same course & date.