Many managers and team leaders have developed naturally into the positions that require project management skills with little guidance or formal training.
This can result in sub-optimal project performance, and stress for the member of staff and stakeholders.
People attending this one day Project Management Fundamentals course will gain a comprehensive knowledge of the key skills and techniques required to set Project Strategy and drive Project Performance.
Our Fundamentals of Project Management Course is for anybody who has not previously had formal training in Project Management, and also Project Managers who want to to learn skills and tools to put the theories into practice in real projects.
Using the tools and techniques you acquire throughout the day you will
A full course outline can be found at the bottom of this page
Anyone who manages projects, or aspects of projects, who has not yet received project management training, or would appreciate ‘refresher’ training.
Anyone who wishes to become a Project Manager
Anyone who has attended formal Project Management training (including formal qualifications) who would like to learn skills and tools to put the theories into practice in real projects.
The training course will be highly interactive, using a combination of real project examples from the trainer’s own experience and interactive exercises for delegates to gain confidence to apply the skills, using examples from their own projects if they wish.
The course emphasises practical approaches to implement Project Management principles to address real project challenges and deliver successful projects.
The small class sizes of 6 or less allow you to have personalised training throughout the course.
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We have been awarded ESF funding via the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges for this Project Management course.
This will allow eligible organisations / businesses who are based in the areas shown below to claim of up to 40% of the course fees.
To qualify you organisation / business must:
1/ Be based within the Leeds City Region. This includes the following districts Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield & York.
2/ Have a turnover of less than £45 million (and have a balance sheet of less than £40 million)
3/ Employ less than 250 full time staff.
Timings: Please arrive at 9:20am for the Project Management Fundamentals course to start at 9:30am. It will finish around 4:30pm with 45 mins for lunch included.
Payment: Once booked an invoice will be sent which can be paid by Credit Card, via Bank Transfer or Cheque
One-to-one and private group project management courses are available from £690 + VAT.
40% ESF funding is available for M Training's project management course for eligible businesses in the Leeds City Region - Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield & York districts.
A private course is ideal if you cannot make one of the set Project Management Fundamentals course dates or if you want a different course outline/focus.
We are happy to run private Project Management courses at your offices anywhere in the UK, at our Manchester office or at a venue to suit you.
Triple constraint: choosing the right balance of time, cost and quality
How to breakdown your projects for more effective management
Step by step instructions to create a Gantt chart
Techniques and tools to help estimate projects schedules and costs
Understanding the critical path and the critical path method in project management.
When and how you should use front-loading and back-loading in project management
How to anticipate risks and techniques to keep your project on track
How to plan ahead for effective meetings that drive delivery
Methods and tools for tracking the progress of your project
Tailoring communications to meet the needs of diverse stakeholders
All our Project Management Manchester courses are run from 9.30am to 4.30pm at our head office:
Greenheys Business Centre
Manchester Science Park
Free visitor parking is available at car park at the front of Greenheys building.
Manchester Oxford Road Train Station - 15 min walk
Manchester Piccadilly Train Station - 30 min walk
Please let us know in advance if you have any mobility issues and will need any assistance. Disabled parking is provided.
More Information about our Manchester training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Manchester Training Page
Our public Project Management Leeds courses are usually ran 9.30am to 4.30pm at:
Leeds Marriott Hotel
4 Trevelyan Square,
The closest public car park is Trinity Car Park (2 min walk).
The venue is also only a 5 minute walk from Leeds Train Station.
More Information about our Leeds training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Leeds Training page