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Course Information


Students will learn the basics of project management.


Students will become familiar with the basic techniques for planning and controlling a project.

Target Student

Students should be new to project management and/or about to take on the management of a project.

This is an introduction to the basic principles of project management.




  • What is a project?
  • The project management life cycle
  • The role of the project manager
  • Setting Up for Success
  • The Meaning of Success
  • The Initiation Phase
  • Project Definition and Scope
  • Putting together a Statement of Work
  • The Project Charter
  • The Teamwork Challenge
  • Selecting Team Members
  • The Team Charter
  • Project Risk
  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Work Package Sequencing
  • The Scheduling Process
  • Time Estimates
  • What is a Budget?
  • Creating a Preliminary Budget
  • Budget and Schedule Balancing
  • Moving the Project Forward
  • Monitoring for Project Progress
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Getting Back on Track
  • Project Performance Reports
  • Project Change Requests
  • Elements of Close-Out
  • Evaluation of people and projects
Public Dates & Prices

There are currently no public dates for this course. This course can be run as a private course either at one of our training centers or at your offices. To get pricing for this use our quote wizard to generate a customised quote or call us on 0118 324 3000 to discuss your requirements.

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  • Noel was an excellent tutor. He did check all of the group was able to keep up and if there were any problems or questions of the attendants, he was always willing to help.

    Marianne Seager-Wincanton
  • This was a really good training, nicely paced, very useful and well presented. Thank you, Stuart!

    Joris Latinne-Oracle