Introduction to Project Management

Project Management training throughout the UK, including Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, York, Carlisle, Newcastle, Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Derby, Norwich, Portsmouth, Swansea, Cardiff, Chester.  For overseas training and contracts, please call to discuss your requirements.

Introduction to Project Management - Course Outline


Target Audience

Those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of project management and apply their learning to make a positive contribution to any project.  The course will introduce you to project management concepts and key terminology.

What is Project Management

Project management can be defined as the discipline of applying specific processes and principles to initiate, plan, execute and manage the way that new initiatives or changes are implemented within an organisation. Project management is different to management of 'business as usual' activity, which is an ongoing process, as it involves creating new work packages to achieve agreed ends or goals.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:


  • What project management is and how you can apply it in your own workplace

  • What the key components of successful projects are

  • What the role of the project manager is

  • How to tackle issues and risks that emerge during the project life cycle

  • The human aspects of project management

  • How to develop a personal action plan for continued development in the workplace


Course Content


Project Management - Getting Started

  • What is a project?

  • The business case

  • Organisation and governance

  • Project roles


Project Live Cycles


  • Concept

  • Definition

  • Implementation

  • Handover and closeout

Risk Management


  • Issues and risks

  • Risk log/register

  • Dealing with risk


People Issues

  • Project communications

  • Teamwork

  • Leadership

Personal Development

  • Prepare and develop a personal action plan to support your return to the workplace


Course duration: one day

Please contact us for prices and dates

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