Project management is not just a skill, it’s a logistical school of thought, which can be applied to many situations in the workplace.
Taking on a role which requires project management skills, can be stressful, but if you can be confident that you're armed with the correct knowledge and experience, you will be able to manage projects with ease.
There are so many activities which need to be project managed – from organising an office move, to creating a business plan, or marketing strategy, or maybe you're arranging an event which needs precision and attention to detail. Whatever the project, maintaining the best project management skills is crucial to ensuring that you get the job done, on time, to plan and most importantly to budget.
Becoming a certified project manager will take the pressure off your employer when they are assigning tasks, as they know you will possess all of the skills required to get the job done. By studying a project management course, you will open up many new doors for your career not just if you are looking for a new role, but also in your existing role, as it widens the scope of your abilities within the company.
Our project management training is CPD accredited, so you will also gain CPD points from studying with us.
Our Project Management courses have been created to help you learn to manage a project successfully through its initiation, planning, progression and closure. You will develop a wide range of skills from the courses in this range, including risk management, financial understanding, leadership and communications.
This course range can also be complimented with some of our specialist training, which includes, bookkeeping, costing and pricing, and Microsoft Office courses. Taking an in-depth look at how you can use the tasks feature in Microsoft Outlook, compliments the team and supplier management which are outlined in our PRINCE2® courses.
If you choose to study our Project Management diploma, once you have successfully completed your Diploma you will receive a globally recognised Pitman Training certification. You will also be well placed to go on and undertake the PRINCE2® Foundation examination* should you wish to.
Our project management course range will help enable you to control and effectively manage your projects and events. You have the options of studying our Project Management Fundamentals course, our PRINCE2® Foundation diploma or take it even further an explore our PRINCE2® Practitioner course. Whichever course you are looking to study from our project management range, rest assured that you will come away with the skills employers are looking for.
*Please note this examination will need to be arranged and paid for separately at an appropriate PRINCE2® registered examination centre.
In this PRINCE2® Foundation course you’ll start by looking at principles of organising and starting up a project, You’ll work through initiating a project, assessing risk, monitoring progress, managing change right through to closing a project.
Split into engaging parts, this course takes you through the full life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it is, planning every aspect, implementation, completion and evaluation of a project.
This is a great course to solidify and expand your existing skills. It follows the Prince2® standards and methodology and teaches you how to become an expert Project Manager who can create, manage and complete a project.
This is a two-day, tutor-led seminar that can be run in any of our Scotland based training centres. It focusses on Project Management and will cover a variety topics including the initial scoping and business case for projects, planning skills, risk management, tracking the progress of a project and how to close a project down and review its success.
This seminar gives you an introduction in how to utilise Microsoft Project to create, implement, manage and complete a project of any size. You'll learn simple tips and tasks that can streamline your project management time. This seminar is typically run over the course of one-day and is led by a tutor.
This one-day, tutor-led seminar is a great follow on from the Level 1 Project course and will enhance and further your knowledge of how to make best use of Microsoft Project. Looking at how to exchange data with other applications, managing project costs and creating visual reports; this seminar will give you practical experience to enable you to put into action immeditely in the workplace.
Managerial positions require experience, a broad skillset and a high level of interpersonal skills to help manage teams effectively. Our courses cover a range of core skills such as Time Management, Leadership Skills and Team Development to name just a few.
HR is an essential part of any organisation. HR managers typically deal with recruitment, remuneration, staff training and development, employee relations, Industrial relations and organisational development on a daily basis.
From learning skills required to talk with senior stakeholders to communicating with difficult colleagues; managing external and customer relations or learning to communicate with virtual teams; communication is the one skill that will benefit your career progression.