Introduction to Project Management Short course

Overview

There are many different ways of planning and managing a project. Project management differs from general management as it focusses on the delivery of an end-product within a finite timespan. It is not an ongoing process. As such, project managers need a range of skills that include technical skills and people management skills.

This Introduction to Project Management short course will give you an overview of key concepts, tools, techniques and processes. Using relevant case studies, you'll consider the whole project lifecycle. This course is ideal if you have no prior knowledge of project management, if you wish to refresh your knowledge or develop your confidence in managing projects.

Course details

Structure

  • Mode of study: Face to face
  • Duration:
  • Start and end dates:
  • Location: Hockley Golf Club, Twyford SO21 1PL

Cost

  • Single bookings: £105
  • Multirate (3 or more courses booked at same time): £90
  • APC rate: £70
  • Apprenticeship rate: £70
  • Retired rate: £70

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll cover:

  • the role of a project manager
  • project management concepts, tools, techniques and processes
  • industry standards
  • communicating project status to a range of stakeholders
  • the limitation of people, tools and methods in project management

Teaching

You'll be taught by Wendy McCormick, a Chartered Engineer and Senior Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth. Wendy has a wealth of design and project management experience gained during her time as a Design Engineer, an Engineering Consultant and most recently, as Head of Engineering at University Technical College Portsmouth.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

How to book

To receive the course multi-discount rate, please ensure you select the multi-discount option when you pay. See the courses available for multi-discount below. 

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Multi-discount courses

The following courses are eligible for the multirate discount when you book three or more courses at the same time:

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