Introduction to Project Management

Date: Thursday February 7, 2019
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Where: CfLP Cockermouth
Delivered by: Diane Stephenson

Project management is an essential skill for every leader. It can benefit an organisation in many ways because it provides a systematic approach to the organisation of work which can save time, cost and wasted energy.

Learning the fundamentals can help you become more effective, focussed and successful in your everyday endeavours. This workshop is a fun and informative introduction to project management which will provide a solid foundation for further study in this exciting area.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Recognise when it is appropriate to adopt a 'project' approach to managing your workload
  • Apply a simple lifecycle to a project to break it down in to 'easy to manage' steps
  • Confidently plan, organise and document a project by using a wide variety of tools
  • Become more effective in monitoring and controlling project work, change requests and resourcing pressures
  • Identify and manage risks proactively to minimise the impact of deviations from the plan
  • Understand what lessons can be learnt from managing work using a project approach

Course Content

During the workshop we will cover:

  • What is project management?
  • Benefits of managing work as a project
  • Project lifecycle
  • Where do I start?
  • What do I need ?
  • Who needs to be involved?
  • How do I keep a project on track?
  • Work breakdown structures
  • Planning and reporting
  • Managing project risk
  • Change control
  • Project closure and lessons learned


£180 per delegate (including VAT)

Date and Location

Date Location Code Booking
Thursday February 7, 2019
10.00am – 4.00pm
CfLP Cockermouth MWS180207C Book



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