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Project Management

Project Management Fundamentals & Techniques

Course details

Start Date

7 December 2023

CPD Points





Full day (09:00-17:00)


GTA University Centre

Course Overview

Organisations engaged in projects require people highly skilled in project management techniques to ensure project success. It is essential that those people responsible for project delivery have the requisite technical skills and competencies to enable success within a dynamic business environment.

This one-day course is aimed at delegates with limited or no project management experience or knowledge and will introduce best practice planning techniques as well as developing project management competencies and skills.

Course Content

  • Project Fundamentals

What is a project and what is project management? Where does it fit within the business?

  • Strategic View

Project benefits and measuring project success

  • Project Integration Management

Project lifecycle design & management, project documentation

  • Project Environment

Operations vs projects and projects within organisations

  • How Projects Are Structured

Project governance

  • Project Approach

Methodologies, waterfall and agile techniques

  • Project Initiation

Business Case, kickoff meeting, Project Charter, Scope Statement

  • Planning

Planning techniques tools (WBC, PERT, Critical Path), scheduling, resourcing

  • Risk Management

Managing risk techniques

  • Issues & Change Control

Introduction to managing issues and change control process

  • Next steps

Introduction to monitoring and controlling delivery through to closure

Course Benefits

The course is non-examined and will make use of a combination of lectures, case studies and in-class exercises. It will establish a useful knowledge base should you wish to proceed on to professional level qualifications such as APM, PMI, etc.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 224570.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Sean Petralia

    Sean Petralia is an experienced programme and project manager who specialises in business transformation programmes, with over 25 years’ experience working in the military, defence, government, telecommunication and finance sectors. As well as being a professional practitioner and consultant he has also run change management departments along with managing company and group level project portfolios.

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.