Project Management Fundamentals Workshop

  • Who is it for?
    Staff who are performing as a Project Manager on a small-medium project, or a key supporting project role.

    Overview
    Unaccredited Foundation Level Project Management course. 

    Duration
    one-day course

    Dates
    Thursday 12 March 2020, 9.30 am - 4.30 pm

    Location
    W2.08, Simon Williams Centre, Wheatley Campus

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  • To provide you with a foundation level understanding of the project management profession, terminology and methodology, so that you can effectively manage a small/medium project at Brookes.

    By the end of this course you will be able to:

    • define a project and how it is different to business as usual
    • explain the benefits and components of project management
    • analyse your project environment using the PESTLE approach
    • list all the stages of a project life cycle and outline the tasks within them
    • define the responsibilities of all the main project roles
    • describe the benefits and components of all the main project tools and documentation (business case, risk log, comms plan, etc.)
    • explain how a project manager can effectively:
      • design and plan a project
      • estimate and schedule tasks and resources
      • manage stakeholders and plan communications
      • define and manage scope and change
      • define and manage quality in a project context
      • monitor, report and review progress
      • identify and manage risks and issues
      • develop and lead an effective project team
    • identify where to go for more information and support

    Refreshments

    • Tea and coffee will be available.
    • (Lunch will be available for full day workshops)

    Joining Instructions

    • Joining instructions: will be sent to you by email 10 days prior to the workshop.

    Evaluation

    • Evaluation: your comments are valuable and you will be asked to complete a form at the end of the workshop.

    Unable to attend

    • Please let us know asap (email ocsld@brookes.ac.uk) if you are unable to attend as we can give your space to another participant.
    • Susie Howes: OCSLD
    • Catherine Pyke: SCaP