An introduction to project management
Time: 10:00 - 13:15
This course is FREE if a) you live in London and your job is at risk of redundancy or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: CPTPM01
Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)
What is the course about?
Prince2 is a project management methodology that is used by organisations, businesses and individuals to ensure that a controlled management of projects is obtained from start to finish. This course will provide you with a basic understanding of the Prince2 themes, principles, processes and tailoring.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
• Principles (Foundations for Prince2)
• Themes (Business Case to Risk Management)
• Processes (Start up to closure)
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Learn how the themes, principles, processes and tailoring of Prince2 work together to enable you to effectively manage a project.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Good level of English to be able to follow instructions and have class discussions with the tutor and other learners.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course is a mixture of practical and theoretical. Learners will be working on a case study or working on their own projects. Work will be checked to ensure understanding is gained by the learner.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no other costs.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Project management using Microsoft Project, Grow in confidence with networking - for work or business, Strategy: introduction, Strategy: intermediate.
Ayo has over 30 years in Managing projects and operations in various private and public organisations. He has utilised this experience to run Project Management courses for over 15 years in private and public sector organisations. He is currently part of a Project Management team on a project to relocate staff and services from its current location to a new Town Hall on the site of the old Royal London Hospital. He holds various project management qualifications including Prince 2, AMP and an MBA, and teaches APM project management fundamentals to exam level. He loves the vibrancy of teaching at City Lit, where the non accredited courses he teaches provide a unique practical overview of Prince 2. He finds Project Management really comes alive for students through the use of case studies and sharing real-life experiences.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.