Project Management for Line Managers

Proven techniques for all managers and directors who have to create, manage and control a project from creation to completion, effectively, efficiently and within budget. Gain key management skills needed to fulfil this demanding role with this 8 module course requiring 3 to 4 hours each module
to be completed in your own time.

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USD 312

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Course overview

Too many projects across all industries fail to produce the commercial returns that are expected.

Project management is a well-established doctrine (Time, Quality, Budget) supported by many tools and techniques. The art is to know when and how to use the tools at your disposal – both systems and personnel. This 8 module Project Management for Line Managers distance learning course distils years of project management experience and knowledge into a compact example and exercise-filled course. It details a comprehensive ‘route-map’ to the successful completion of a project from conception to completion.

How does this distance learning programme work and what do you get?

  • Eight modules, each requiring between 3 to 4 hours study to be completed as you choose
  • The course and its modules start at any time to suit you
  • Modules may be downloaded to study on your PC or to print hard copies. (You may also opt to receive them printed-and-bound from us.)
  • Each module has self-assessment progress questions and model answers
  • The course has an optional on-line multiple choice assessment at the end, with a certificate of completion being awarded

Who should enrol on this course?

  • Project managers
  • Project engineers
  • Commercial and contract managers
  • Sales and marketing managers
  • Operations managers
  • Technical managers

And all executives who are designated a manager of a project

For individuals
Make yourself invaluable to your current employers, strengthen your skills and safeguard your career and prospects.

For companies
Ensure that your key staff are developed to reach their full potential and can manage projects profitably for you.

This course will:

  • ENHANCE your personal portfolio of project management skills
  • ENSURE your projects are Timely, of Quality and to Budget (TQB)
  • DETAIL the planning techniques to avoid unnecessary delays and errors in the future
  • OUTLINE effective systems which need to be in place to monitor and control a successful project
  • EXPAND your knowledge of project risk management to identify, mitigate and avoid the principle risks in your project
  • DISTIL years of experience of proven successful project management from an expert practitioner

Course contents

Project Management for Line Managers
MODULE 1 - Project Management Overview
MODULE 2 - Initial Stages of a Successful Project
Initial Stages of a Successful Project
Appendix 1 Project assessment document (an example)
Appendix 2 Project brief (an example)
Project brief guidance notes
Appendix 3 Communications plan (an example)
MODULE 3 - The Power of Planning
MODULE 4 - How to Set Up Your Core Project Team
MODULE 5 - Managing Risks
Appendix 3: Project initiation document – example and guidance
MODULE 6 - Effective Monitoring and Control Systems
MODULE 7 - Effective Project Team Working
MODULE 8 - Closing the Project

Certificate of excellence

Participants are invited to undertake a final assessment in the form of an online multiple-choice paper. A pass rate of 80% and above is required to ensure that a high level of competency has been achieved within the subject area, where upon you will receive a ‘Certificate of Excellence’.

Course contributor

EDDIE DAVIES, M.A.

A human resource development specialist with experience as a project manager, management consultant,
trainer and coach. He gained hands-on experience as a project manager when working as the Regional Marketing Officer for London’s 120 Jobcentres on a series of diverse projects including launching government employment schemes e.g. Community Programme, exhibiting at national events e.g. Hotel Olympia, opening new Job Centres e.g. Wood Green Shopping City. He is a registered PRINCE2 practioner and both his CIPD studies and M.A. in Management extensively covered this topic area.
He has developed his expertise with national organisations, leading business schools and management consultancies. He has over 20 years experience of teaching project management, team working and leadership skills at a variety of levels on customised in-house training programmes – especially in the public and not-for-profit sector. He is the author of _The Project Management Activity Pack_– a trainer’s pack containing 22 tried and tested activities for developing the skills and knowledge of project managers regardless of their technical or professional discipline. Published by Fenman in 1998 (and recently updated for publication in 2006 with additional activities) it has been one of their consistent best sellers.

International Association of Distance Learning

 

The International Association for Distance Learning (IADL) promotes excellence in open, distance, and online learning worldwide, and provides a benchmark through which global consumers can gauge the quality of courses offered by their members.

The IADL is an independent, non-profit organisation with its principal administrative offices in London in the United Kingdom. Find out more.

Falconbury are an Approved Member of the International Association for Distance Learning.

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