Project Management


This course introduces learners to the fundamental principles and steps in successful project management. Learners will receive grounding in the key considerations at each stage of the project life cycle and reflect on how to implement the learning in their roles.   

Learning objectives
  • Understand what defines a project and project management, as well as the challenges in making projects successful  
  • Explore the different stages in a project life cycle and the various models and approaches to deliver these:  
    • Initiating and scoping
    • Planning and designing
    • Implementing and executing
    • Monitoring and controlling
    • Closing and evaluating
  • Reflect on your role and how you can use your skills and knowledge to deliver successful projects   
Delivery method 

Can be delivered face to face, online or blended either in person or virtually e.g.  Teams/Zoom. Learners will have access to our learning platform where they can refer to the materials, watch extra resources such as videos and interactive activities and access links to organisations, for those that want to take their learning further. 

A full day is recommended for staff with little or no previous experience. For those with prior knowledge, a half day is recommended as a condensed session with post course materials. 

Workshops combine presentation slides, interactive exercises, individual reflection and group discussion. 

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