Training Event

Training Event
Project Management Fundamentals

Project Management Fundamentals

@ Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce 40 George Street EDINBURGH Midlothian EH2 2LE

23rd January, 2019 09:30-16:30 Training 195.00-250.00
This course focuses on exploring the key principles of successful project management.  It incorporates a number of easy to apply, effective tools and techniques that, when adopted in the workplace, will allow you to become much more confident and competent in managing projects.

Training is designed to clarify and explain the basic aspects of project management in order for participants to gain confidence in their own project environment. It will help you to recognise the key aspects of a project and the importance of your role within it.

This Course is For You If…
  • You are new to project management, or have been a project manager for some time but have never received any formal training on how to manage projects
  • You would benefit from a step-by-step session with an expert on how to plan, manage and close projects effectively
  • You are non-project staff and desire an appreciation of the project environment and project management terminology
Course Outcomes:  

You will
  • Recognise when it is appropriate to adopt a ‘project’ approach to managing your workload
  • Apply a simple life cycle to a project to break it into easy to manage stages
  • Clearly define your projects to provide real clarity in terms of background, objectives, project scope, and critical success factors
  • Identify and manage risks proactively
  • Become more effective in monitoring and controlling the project work, change requests and resourcing pressures by using best practice processes and techniques
  • Understand what lessons can be learnt from managing work using a project approach
Course outline:

Programme / Course Content
  • What project management is and what makes a good project manager
  • Why projects fail- common pitfalls to avoid
  • Stakeholder and risk analysis
  • Project Management Model - the steps you should follow
  • How to use Gantt charts.
  • Motivating your team
  • How to ensure your project succeeds-top tips
Trainer info:

Bryan Leslie is an experienced Business Trainer, Coach and Consultant. Bryan designs and delivers training courses for the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, is an accredited coach and trainer, and qualified in DISC personality and PIAV personal motivator profiling. His main areas of expertise are:
  • Building confidence to take the action that is needed to grow and develop yourself and your business
  • Growing leadership and management skills throughout organisations
  • Facilitating behavioural change through high impact training
  • Project and programme management
  • Developing high performance teams
  • Understanding key financial concepts relevant to your role in the organisation

Nicola Melrose, Sales & Events Manager

“Bryan is a joy to work with. I recently had Bryan as a speaker at one of my “How to” events. Bryan is an outstanding speaker, entertaining and captivating .Bryan never fails to deliver with his relaxed and controlled approach. I have also recently attended a training course by Bryan, I found it to be an extremely valuable experience with skills that I apply to my working day”.

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