Effective Project Management

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Cost: £175 plus VAT
  • Ref: PM005

This workshop will provide a core foundation in all the essential skills, tools and technques needed to manage projects at work more successfully.

Who is it for?

It's essential for individuals who are involved in the planning, implementation or management of projects.

What is it about?

Effective project management techniques help to reduce risks, beat deadlines and enable planning for issues that could arise before they actually occur.   All projects have essential components required in planning, implementation and closure.  This workshop will give you confidence and useful tools to take back to work.


Course Overview 

  • Key features of a project

  • Developing a project definition report

  • Identifying deliverables / products, benefits & resources

  • Building the project plan

  • Scheduling tasks

  • Recognising dependencies

  • Earliest start time / latest finish time / float

  • Building common understanding of the Project plan

  • Monitoring and reporting progress

  • Managing risks and issues

  • Cost vs Time vs Quality

  • Moving the project to business as usual 

  • Monitoring benefits 

  • Lessons learned


What will I get out of it?

  • Efficient implementation of your project through effective organisation and preparation 

  • Skills to ensure the efficient use of resources  

  • Ability to put appropriate measures in place to reduce risk

  • Practical techniques for measuring project performance and controlling activity

  • Understanding of key relationships to ensure a successful project

  • Actions to implement back at work to improve the quality of project management 

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The Basics

Duration: 1 day

Cost: £175 plus VAT

Ref: PM005


Available upon request

Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Halifax 

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Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you. Call us on 01422 399 519 or email us at hello@smartpeople.org.uk