Free course: Project Management for Business (Plymouth)
  • Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth

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This free, half-day taster course will help managers and aspiring managers to acquire the skills to plan and manage successful projects through interactive workshops based on the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Plymouth. It will equip learners with an overview of the principles and techniques of project management and provide an introduction for possible further higher level study. 

Whether you are new to project management or are looking to refresh your existing skills and knowledge, this course will be of benefit to you.

 Outline of the Session

12:00-13:00 Lunch and registration
13:00-13:15 Introduction
13:15-14:45 Workshop 1: Demonstrating the value of project teams

  • Project change – what does the organisation need moving forward?
  • Project planning – who contributes which recourse to ensure delivery?
14:45-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-16:30 Workshop 2: Determining faster project implementation

  • Progress – when to check against progress plans
  • Risk – how to reduce likelihood and/or impact of delays on plans

Each workshop will involve practical team-based activities and a networking lunch will be provided.

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