Is This for You?

If you’re working as a PA, EA, Office Manager or in any kind of Supervisory/Management role and you’re required to undertake larger projects, this course will be perfect to arm you with the skils required. Alternatively, you may be looking to boost your career prospects to future employers by giving yourself an added skillset.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 15 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Flexible
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
Course
Duration
15 hours

About this course

Good project management skills are always highly valued within a business as they ensure deadlines are met, costs are controlled, and the deliverables meet the organisation’s needs. With this project management course, your skills will be in demand in the workplace.

Over ten modules, the course takes you through the full life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it is, planning every aspect to ensure you deliver on quality, timescales and budget, before finally completing and implementing the project.

These project management skills are also ideal if you work within an IT department or related industry as you’ll learn how to manage complex technical processes with many different resources within a business. What’s more, project management skills are highly transferable, enabling you to work within a variety of industries.

BENEFITS

  • Flexible, self-paced learning
  • The opportunity to gain an industry-recognised Pitman Training Certificate
  • Prepares you for the CompTIA Project+ certification exam

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Project Selection and Initiation
  • Scope, Schedule, and Cost Planning
  • Resource and Risk Planning
  • Communication, Changes, and Documentation
  • Controlling Project Work and Closing
  • Planning and Controlling the Project Schedule
  • Project Management Practical Exercises
  • Quality and Procurement Planning
  • Project Planning Documents
  • Project Documents and Terminology

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Aims and Objectives

Your new found project management skills will be ideal when working within an IT department or related industry as you’ll learn how to manage complex technical processes with many different resources within a business. What’s more, project management skills are highly transferable, enabling you to work within many different industries.

Pre-Requisites

No pre-requisites are required for this course.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –

Self-Funded:

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

Project management skills come into play in a wide range of careers. Most employees with a certain level of responsibility will find themselves managing projects and initiatives throughout their careers. You will have many opportunities to put the skills learned in this course to use in your current and future work.

What's the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.