Online Project Management Training Course
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This Project Management training course has been designed to provide learners with a comprehensive introduction to project management so that you feel confident in undertaking your own successful project.
The course provides tips, guidance and downloadable worksheets to help you write your own project plan and bring your project through from initiation to completion.
Project management skills are needed and used regularly in every workplace and both large and small scale projects need meticulous planning to ensure that they are completed efficiently, on time and within budget. This course aims to help you execute any project that you are involved with to the best of your ability.
- Developed by business professionals
- Accredited by CPD
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate Duration: 3-4 hours
- On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
Who Should Take This Course?
This course is suitable for people in every workplace and of any skill level. Project managers exist in all environments, on both large and small scales, and this course aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to those wishing to develop their project management skills.
The course is particularly useful to those who are new to project management or who wish to refresh their skills, although no prerequisites are required.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
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What is a project? What is project management? Key definitions. What does a project manager do? Benefits of project management and why projects fail.
|2||Defining the Goals and Life Cycle of the Project|| |
The five elements of a project, the project life-cycle, having a clear understanding of the project’s aim, SMART goals and a stakeholder analysis.
|3||Creating a Project Plan Part 1|| |
Identifying tasks and milestones, estimating time, contingency time, Covey’s Time Management Matrix, time management tips, ordering tasks, scheduling, PERT, Gantt, network diagrams and flow charts.
|4||Creating a Project Plan Part 2|| |
The cost of people, skills and availability, budget, variable and fixed costs, reviewing the plan and reviewing the critical path.
|5||Measuring, Managing and Maintaining Progress|| |
Identifying and managing risks, resolving issues, making changes, maintaining and measuring progress, holding meetings and managing people.
|6||Completing the Project|| |
Testing the project’s elements, customer support, returning resources, reviewing the project and celebrating.
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Aims of the Course
By the end of this course learners will:
- Be able to define project management and understand the reasons for using it.
- Understand how to make a project successful.
- Understand the different stages of a project's life cycle.
- Be able to create an effective project plan and understand what is needed at each stage.
- Have knowledge of the different charts and diagrams that can be used to help plan a project.
- Know how to predict and manage any risks that may hinder the project.
- Know how to maintain the project's progress and ensure that it is completed efficiently.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
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