Understanding project management

Course Dates: 16/05/21 - 23/05/21
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location: Online
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What is project management, why is it important and what skills and tools do we need to manage a project? Get started in this one day course.
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) and your monthly take home pay is less than £343. 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.
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Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £50.00

Course Code: CPJS02

Sun, day, 16 May - 23 May '21

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

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What is the course about?

Project management is a science that organisations businesses and individuals use to ensure that when dealing with changes they are effectively managed. Practitioners go through a process of specification, management and control.
This course will provide you with step by step guide to help you set up, manage, execute and control your projects. We'll give tools and ideas to help you achieve your goals successful.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

• Project Context
• Project start up
• Planning
• Execution
• Control
• Risk
• Closure
• Critical path
• Workbreak down structures.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Learn the basic concepts of project management a project. These will enable you to have the skills to manage a small 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?

No additional costs. A pen and paper to take notes.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

An introduction to project management, Project management using Microsoft Project, Strategy: introduction.

Ayo Alegbeleye

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.