Principles of Project Management Course

Insight IT Training
Course summary
2 days
Next available date: Dates are available all year and you choose the dates you want. - United Kingdom
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Course description

If you're looking to move into management or want to gain some project management skills for your current job, then our Principles of Project Management course is for you. Understand the role of a project manager and learn how to plan, work and execute projects.; Discover how to manage a project from start to finish, including common standards and processes and how to manage stakeholders.

We believe that our skills and teaching techniques are unrivaled by others.; During our Principles of Project Management course, we will help you understand Project Management principles, how to plan, schedule and control your project.; Learn what critical path analysis is and how to define tasks and sub tasks

Suitability - Who should attend?

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Each trainee will receive a Certificate of attendance.

Training Course Content

Course Content

Project Management Principles

  • 14 Key Principles for Project Management success
  • What are the benefits of project management
  • Tools of Project management
  • Project definitions
  • Terms to know and understand
  • Starting a project step by step
  • Policy statements
  • Project Phases


  • Why plan?
  • 4 C’s of planning
  • 6 reasons why it is important to plan
  • Putting together a project plan
  • The requirements definition
  • Writing the project goal
  • Important elements of the goal


  • Defining tasks and subtasks
  • Rules for brainstorming
  • Creating a work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Using a WBS for cost mapping
  • Estimating time allocations
  • Estimating costs
  • Assessing resource requirements
  • Obtaining resources for your project
  • Assigning resources to your project
  • Motivating resources for project success
  • Project Risk assessment
  • The “What If” analysis
  • The 80/20 rule


  • Crash Path Analysis
  • Resource loading and levelling
  • Project status reporting
  • Project Baseline Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Managing change
  • Trade off analysis
  • Project Cost control
  • Types of budget
  • Project Spend Plan
  • Earned value management system


  • When to terminate a project
  • Project post mortem questions
  • Phase out plan
  • Lessons learned report

Project Management Scalable Methodology guide

  • Project Scope management
  • Project Time management
  • Project cost management
  • Project quality management
  • Human Resources management
  • Communications management
  • Project risk management
  • Procurement management
  • Multi project oversight


The prices quoted are a total cost. Each person will receive free ongoing post training support (if needed), copies of the Evaluation Forms completed by the trainee(s) for your records, and a comprehensive and user-friendly reference manual. And all of our costs such as travel, expenses and accommodation are included as well.

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Heath Farm, Wythall
b47 6aj Birmingham Worcestershire

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