Practical Project Management

Tue, 15/04/2008 - Wed, 16/04/2008

This two day course will be held at the YHA Potato Wharf, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4NB.
The aim is to give delegates an introduction to and understanding of project management terminology, and a working knowledge of the project management discipline. Delegates will go away with practical examples and working plans to apply back in their workplaces. The course is suitable for those working in small to medium sized organisations (SMEs) in both the public and private sector who are relatively new to the formal discipline of project management and those who wish to have recognised frameworks for their current methodology. By the end of this course, participants should be better able to:

  • Understand the nature, some of the jargon and purpose of project management
  • Define project aims and objectives
  • Understand project timetabling and practical planning
  • Understand risk management principles and practice
  • Implement some project management techniques


  • Defining overall goal
  • Identifying individual tasks, understanding identification tools
  • Ordering tasks, understanding planning terminology
  • Understanding critical timetabling
  • Ordering tasks into overview charts
  • Assigning, delegating and reporting tasks
  • Identifying risks and planning action
  • Monitoring tasks, tools for reporting and people management
  • Planning Tools and Tips
  • Real project planning on a real participant project

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