Introduction to Project Management

This two-day Project Management training course provides a valuable introduction to effective project management from developing the original project idea to writing the final project report. It includes a range of practical project planning and management tools and provides a handy guide to the ‘jargon’.

Please note: we now offer an option where the two days of the course are split to allow you to take away what you’ve learned and put it into practice, before coming back for day two to learn more, including how to close a project.

Upcoming dates: 13th and 14th December 2018; 17th January and 21st February 2019; 12th March and 13th March 2019; 16th May and 13th June 2019.

Course Dates:

17th Jan 2019 ( spaces available )

12th Mar 2019 ( spaces available )

16th May 2019 ( spaces available )

Course Length: 2 Days

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £950 (+VAT)

Charity: <15 Staff : £225 (+VAT)

Charity: 16-30 Staff: £330 (+VAT)

Charity: 31+ Staff: £495 (+VAT)

Public Sector: £950 (+VAT)

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Course Location

Happy HQ, 3rd Floor, 9 Alie Street, London E1 8DE

What You Will Learn

  • To know the principal phases of a project, including definition, planning, implementation and completion.
  • To understand project team roles.
  • To understand the role and functions of a project manager.
  • To use a range of techniques and tools to plan, monitor and control the project.
  • To understand a range of project monitoring and evaluation methods.
  • To enable you to collect the information and evidence to show how your project has succeeded in meeting its aims and objectives.
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Themes Covered

  • The phases of the project life cycle.
  • Managing the critical dimensions of quality, cost and time.
  • Involving service-users and other stakeholders.
  • Using a range of project management tools including:
    • Work breakdown schedules
    • Task dependencies
    • Gantt charts
    • Network diagramming
    • Risk analysis
    • Skills and responsibility matrices
  • Project leadership, team roles and communication.
  • Project completion and reporting.

Please note: we now offer an option where the two days of the course are split to allow you to take away what you’ve learned and put it into practice, before coming back for day two to learn more, including how to close a project.

Upcoming dates: 13th and 14th December, 17th January and 21st February.

SMALL PRINT

The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.


The Happy Guarantee

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please just get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Your Course Trainer

Mike Barron

Mike Barron

Mike has worked for 20 years in private and public sectors as a facilitator, coach and IT / soft skills trainer. He specialises in project management, Lean and MS Project training and consultancy.

One of Happy's lead trainers, he will make sure your learning experience will be challenging, engaging and transformative.