Basics of Project Management (for support staff)  CPD

Course Information

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Date tbc 09:30 Full day £180.00 CL034 Register Interest

Course Content

This informative workshop will enable you to effectively employ the basic principles of project management. You will gain an overview of project management, an understanding of the importance of your role, an awareness of some of the key issues and terminology and practical tools and tips to improve your performance as project support staff. Equipped with these skills, you will be able to confidently manage the day-to-day issues when working on projects.

Tutor Info

Ayo Alegbeleye has over 30 years of Project Management experience in high profile environments including the British Library and Tower Hamlets Council. He has been training in PM for over 9 years.


Support staff (non-managerial).

English Requirements

Basic Grasp of the English Language.

What will I learn?

What is a Project / what is Project Management in the NHS?

  • What is a project?
  • What is project management?
  • Identifying factors which hinder the success of projects you support
  • Roles of a Project manager

Understand the project objectives

  • Understanding project context
  • Identifying stakeholders
  • Understanding the project objectives,
  • Obtaining a clear brief of your objectives and deadlines

Learn planning techniques

  • Product based planning

Project Implementation and Control

  • Prioritisation
  • Control a project
  • Meeting timelines for yourself and other members of the team
  • Tracking deliverables and reporting progress

Risk Management

  • Understanding the Risk Management process

Teaching and Assessment

  • Classroom based exercises.
  • Observation and questions and answering sessions

Recommended Reading

APM Project Fundamentals Study Guide

Leads To...

  • Be a more effective project team member
  • Develop the skills needed to prioritise your workload to serve project needs.
  • Clarify the roles and responsibilities of the key people involved in a project
  • Consider your roles and responsibilities as a project member
  • Understand planning, scheduling and monitoring tools and techniques
  • Monitor identified risks associated with a project

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