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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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.
And all executives who are designated a manager of a project
Make yourself invaluable to your current employers, strengthen your skills and safeguard your career and prospects.
Ensure that your key staff are developed to reach their full potential and can manage projects profitably for you.
|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|
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’.
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.
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