An introduction to the project-management process and the tools used to plan and track progress.

This course is intended to be immediately applicable to academic/research projects as well as commercial projects. We will cover the theory and principles of project management within the context of the Project Management Institute.

During this one-day course, you will:

  • Learn the basics of the project planning process and receive a set of checklists and guidelines that you can use immediately on any project
  • Appreciate the fundamental principles of a well-led and well directed project, such as identifying and scheduling tasks, activities, milestones and understanding and managing stakeholders
  • Be aware of the critical factors that will influence whether a project will be successful or not, including identifying and managing risk
  • Use practical, group-based exercises to reinforce and enhance the skills learned
  • Create work breakdown structures, network diagrams, critical path analysis, Gantt charts and other techniques that ensure robust project control

This is the first of three workshops preparing you to become a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). If you wish to achieve this qualification you must attend all three workshops (Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced) – although you may have attended one or more in previous years. In addition, there is also a mandatory one-day session to prepare you for taking the qualification.

Project Management – An Introduction

Date/Time
Date(s) - 27/02/2018
9:15 am - 4:05 pm
Main Campus (CB 5.8)

Event Speaker/Organiser: David Bartholomew - Fistral Training
Course Code: RSPMI
Topic:
UKPSF: N/A
Curriculum Transformation: N/A
Bath Blend: N/A
Digital Capability: N/A
RDF: B - Personal Effectiveness
Target Audience: Staff who Research

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