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Project Management Fundamentals

Project Management Fundamentals

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

1st July, 2020 09:30-16:30 Training 195.00-250.00
Overview:

This course focuses on exploring the key principles of successful project management and incorporates a number of easy to apply, effective tools and techniques that, when applied in the workplace, will allow you to become more confident and competent in managing a project.

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

Agile Project Management is a new, flexible way of managing projects. Agile allows projects to adjust to changing requirements and timescales, and quickly respond and adjust a project based on customer feedback. Agile Project Management is perfect for projects with constantly changing requirements, for example software or website development, and allows for and embraces change throughout the project.


Who should attend?


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
  • You are leading or are part of a project team and want to know whether “Agile” is an appropriate methodology for you to use, and if so how

Learning Outcomes:
  • 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.
  • Learn the principles of Agile, its benefits, and develop a project plan that can be put into action straight away.

Course Director: Bryan Leslie
 
Train your team:

This course can be delivered on site for corporate teams and tailored to your specific requirements. For details contact training@edinburghchamber.co.uk

The ECC training experience:
  • Expert trainers - Passionate specialists who keep up to date with the latest trends in their field
  • Quality delivery - Trainers are assessed annually on the quality of their delivery and delegate engagement
  • Practical training methods - Theory and practical based training to take back to the office
  • Small class sizes - No more than 15 people to ensure you get the most from our trainers
  • Wide breadth of topics - ECC offer over 40 different essential business training courses covering everything from Leadership and Management through to Digital and International Trade
  • 3 learning levels – Beginner /Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced
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