Project Management Skills

Course Code



2 days


Executive | Master

Learning Method

In-Person & Live Virtual


Many managers and supervisors have to take on responsibility for non-routine tasks or developments. These ‘special projects’ often require different skills from those in day to day management.
Those who find themselves having to do more ‘project management’ will find that this two day course provides tools and techniques for managing a project successfully whilst also exploring ways to manage the ‘human elements’ too. These include influencing skills, managing both a project team and stakeholders in general and understanding the impact of change in the workplace.

  • What is a project?
  •  Why do projects?
  •  Key skills needed as a project manager
  •  Roles & responsibilities
  •  Project planning and project management tools
  •  Scope and objectives
  •  Communication strategies
  •  The impact of change
  •  Cost benefit analysis
  •  Post Implementation reviews
  •  Managing the project team


Managers, supervisors and any team leaders who undertake one-off tasks and non-routine work. Anyone who has been given special responsibility for a project, but has not experienced much, if any, formal project management training.

This course will enable participants to:

  •  Determine what projects are and why they are carried out
  •  Have an understanding of some theories and jargon often associated with projects
  •  Identify the key steps involved in planning a project
  •  Be aware of many project management tools, including project life cycle, scope, objectives and benefit realisation
  •  Understand the benefits of interpersonal skills in the world of projects.

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