Project Management - Principles and Practice

GBC Learning & Development
Course summary
1 day
375 GBP excl. VAT
Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 09/12/2019 - Cambridge
Course Dates
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18/02/2020 09:00 
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27/04/2020 09:00 
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06/08/2020 09:00 
375 GBP

Course description

Project Management - Principles and Practice

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Clearly define what a project is know how it differs from normal management tasks
  • Identify why projects fail and the key principles for success
  • Apply skills and qualities that an effective project manager needs
  • Set clear and realistic objectives for your projects
  • Plan organise and track your project through all stages of the life cycle
  • Identify and log your project risks
  • Understand the tools and documents used in project management

Suitability - Who should attend?

Project managers, team leaders, admin professionals and business people who want to be able to manage and fulfil all aspects of their projects to a high standard and on time.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

GBC Learning course attended certificate

Training Course Content

Introduction & Workshop Objectives

  • What we will cover
  • What are your challenges and priorities on your projects?

Project Management Principles

  • What is a project?
  • Benefits of project management
  • Key principles for success
  • Understanding why projects fail· Terminology
  • The lifecycle of a project
  • Skills and qualities of the Project Manager

Planning and Organising a Project

  • Writing a Project Initiation Document and a project goal
  • Identifying key stakeholders
  • The need for a clear communication plan
  • Defining tasks and durations
  • Using network diagrams and Gantt charts to understand the task relationships and perform Critical Path Analysis
  • Identifying and mitigating risks
  • Understanding the need for good record keeping 

Tracking and Completing a Project

  • Monitoring, controlling and adjusting a project
  • Completing the project - handover, closure and review

The Way Forward

  • Taking ideas back to the workplace and putting them into action


Course fees are £375 + VAT per delegate.

GBC offers a 'buy one, get one half price' offer on all courses. Please send us an enquiry for more information. 

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GBC can develop customised solutions or deliver off-the-shelf courses in-house for your staff. This approach makes perfect sense for groups of 4+ delegates, enhancing cost effectiveness as well as team bonding.

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