2 day course – Get Immersed in Projects – Team Day



This two day course covers all the main elements of project management and will enable delegates to approach their projects more confidently and successfully.

The topics covered ensure a fantastic grounding in the principles that underlie successful project management and are covered in an engaging, enjoyable way.

Your team will learn about:

The six key principles of Project Management

  • Vision, benefits and objectives
  • Time, cost and quality
  • How the principles are applied
  • The project sponsor vs. the project manager
  • Three kinds of service – pulling your levers

Creating a high-level schedule

  • Identifying the tasks
  • Assigning the tasks
  • Ordering the tasks
  • Dependencies and the Critical Path
  • Optimising your plan

Money management – building & tracking your budget

  • The anatomy of a cost plan
  • Building the budget
  • Risk and contingency allowances
  • Tracking & forecasting

Hell is other people – managing the team

  • Who’s on the team (and what do they do)?
  • Team vs. stakeholders
  • Missing roles
  • The RACI matrix
  • Dealing with difficult people

Your Hidden Weaponry – Project Governance and Controls

  • Setting baselines
  • Managing change
  • The Project Organisation
  • Checkpoints and gateways

Risk management – an introduction

  • What is a risk? (and what isn’t)
  • The PIG – assessing and prioritising risks
  • Mitigating risk