Project Management — A 5 day course

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Project Managers are key to the success of all projects, and hold the responsibility for managing them on behalf of the business organisation which commissioned them. Therefore it is imperative that all Project Managers acquire and can apply certain core competencies necessary to deliver successful projects in today's dynamic business environment.

This course aims to take managers with some experience of running small projects and equip them with the key competencies to be successful Project Managers. These competencies include the ability to manage time, cost, people, quality and risk. The experiential nature of the course reinforces and encourages the use of best practice.

With the increasing significance being placed on the achievement of professional qualifications, this course represents a significant module in the Project Management Accreditation Programme. This course helps to establish the knowledge base required to proceed to either the Association for Project Management (APM) or the Project Management Institution (PMI) examinations.

This course carries the award of 37.5 Professional Development Units (PDU's) for PMI re-certification.

This is a comprehensive course extending over five days with a combination of lectures, workshops and exercises which are designed to build on the knowledge and expertise of those attending. It features a major emphasis on project case-study work, enabling participants to gain practical project management experience during the week.


After completing this course the student will be able to:

Residential Option

A residential option is usually available for courses held in Bournemouth. Please contact us if you would like further information.

Suitable For

Experienced Project Managers, from either an IT or a business environment, who now wish to enhance their existing skills and knowledge to position themselves as effective Project Managers in today's dynamic and challenging environment.


This course is intended for those who have already undergone training in the fundamentals of project management and have at least one year's actual project management experience. It is not suitable for those seeking an introduction to project management.

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

A schedule of dates for this subject is not currently available. Please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.


Successful Project Ingredients

Project Management Competencies

Project Organisation and Stakeholders

Project Initiation

Quality Management Techniques

Risk and Issue Management

Project Communications Planning

Project Planning Methods

Project Control

People Management

Financial Justification and Budgeting

Project Review and Recovery

Assertiveness and Negotiation

Project Closure

Case Study