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Course Overview

This course takes the mystery out of how to organise and plan projects meet deadlines and keep the budget under control. Delegates will benefit by saving time and money through improved plans schedules and communications. This fast-paced hands-on course is specially designed to meet the instant project manager's needs. It provides basic project management (PM) principles and terms reinforced with a self check quiz and an easy-to-use set of tools to help new managers plan and implement their projects. Thiscourse provides the opportunity for delegates to create tangible PM work products which are immediately usable to support their projects. Benefits to an ILM CertificationOur Project Management course is aligned to ILM's Benchmarks of Quality and are fully quality-assured programmes. They are ILM Development Programmes (meaning no formal assessment)Participants will receive an ILM certificate upon completionOnce registered every participant can activate membership of the Institute of Leadership Management valid for 1-year great added-value benefit with access to a host of free resources incl. Toolkit for Managers Edge magazine and e-newsletter and weekly webinars. Who is ILM? The Institute of Leadership Management is a professional membership body for leaders and managers around the world. Its mission is to inspire great leadership - everywhere.

Who should take this course

Business owners, managers, supervisors, project managers (or leaders) who want to improve their project management skills.



Course content

Day 1 - Introduction to Project Management:

  • What are "projects"?
  • Why project management?
  • The project life cycle
  • Influences on a project
  • Key stakeholders
  • Project management process groups
  • Project manager responsibilities

Day 2 - Project Initiation:

  • Understanding the role of senior management
  • Needs Assessment
  • Project selection - benefit/cost ratio
  • Present value and net present value
  • Building SMART objectives

Day 3 - Project Planning:

  • Scope planning
  • The work breakdown structure
  • Estimating
  • Schedule Planning
  • Network Diagrams - CPM
  • Speeding up the Schedule
  • Project Management Planning Software
  • Cost Planning
  • Responsibility Matrix
  • Resource Loading and Levelling
  • Risk Planning
  • Procurement Planning
  • Communication and quality planning

Day 4 - Project Implementation:

  • Baselines Developing the project team
  • Organisations and team structures
  • Managing change
  • Managing Risk
  • Performance reporting
  • Reserves Assessing and monitoring project performance
  • Earned value
  • Sunk costs

Day 5 - Project Closeout:

  • Scope verification and customer acceptance
  • Administrative and contractual closure
  • Transferring lessons learned to future project

About Course Provider

London Training for Excellence offer a wide range of training courses in London for organisations and individuals who wish to advance their skills and knowledge in the business world. With a great training centre in London, London TFE have everything that is needed to understand the basic needs of a business. Each course focuses on the ‘real-life’ issues a business could face and how to tackle them with ease.

London TFE have a team of enthusiastic leaders and instructors who share a passion for education and want to deliver that same passion to every individual who wish to take a business to succession. Each training courses London encourages individual to aim high and reach their full potential.