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Effective Project Management

Cosensa Learning and Development
Course summary
Length: 2 days
Location: Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London - Show all expander
Rating: (2 Reviews)
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Course type: Open / Scheduled

Course description

Course description

Effective Project Management

This highly practical two-day Project Management programme delivers all the essential skills, tools and techniques required to support you in your project management role. The course concentrates on practical, easy to understand and control techniques that can be directly and immediately applied in your workplace.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is ideal for any director, manager, project manager, team leader and project team members who are occasionally involved in group work, or formally established projects, but have no formal training in the tools and techniques used in project planning and control.

Training content

  • Identifying when the project approach should be applied
  • Understanding basic Project Management terminologies; when, where, why and how to apply them
  • An introduction to various tools that are commonly used in Project Management (including some useful software packages)
  • Applying the project lifecycle and how to manage the stages
  • Defining the project purpose to avoid ambiguity and unrealistic expectations
  • Planning, organising and documenting projects by using practical, workable tools that provide real value
    • Exploring the basic planning tools and techniques used in planning a project including Gantt Charts and Critical Path Analysis
    • What documentation and data display methods are available to the project manager
    • How to make time and cost estimates more credible and realistic
    • Simple risk management tools and techniques available to avoid surprises Identifying and managing project risks to minimise impact and disruption
  • Become more effective in monitoring and controlling by working in a competent and logical manner
    • How to monitor, track and control activities
    • What impact will changes have on the project?
    • Determine corrective actions to ensure the project remains on track
    • How to communicate the status of a project more effectively
  • Understand what lessons can be learnt from managing work using a project approach
    • Measuring what actually happened against the plan
    • Learning the lessons - positive and negative
    • Closing the project and moving on


The cost of this training course varies depending on location but prices start at 345 GBP per delegate, which covers tuition, lunch and refreshments during the day. Request information for a more accurate price based on your location

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Cosensa Learning and Development

Innovation Factory
385 Springfield Road
BT12 7DG Belfast

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Antoinette Kennedy   |   03/05/2017
The reason why I signed up for this training course was to get a background foundation and understanding of effective project management and tools, techniques and governance to ensure success and learning.
Jessica Whitehead   |   22/03/2017
Excellent. Would highly recommend and use again.
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Effective Project Management
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