Project Management - Foundations-(LEAP) for Lancashire SMEs

Date and time18 October 2023 - 19 October 2023 - 9.00am - 5.00pm BST
LocationWestleigh Conference Centre, Lea Road, Preston, Lancashire
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This course will provide a solid foundation of project management principles, techniques, and skills that help a project manager understand, plan, measure progress and report on projects.

Over the 2 days the course will provide a robust theoretical framework to underpin practical tools and techniques that you can apply within your own projects, enhancing your skills and providing you with increased confidence when contributing to projects. Facilitators will use real life, case study examples of past and well-known projects to support you through this detailed exploration of working within the project management discipline.

Utilising elements of the Association for Project Management (APM) Body of Knowledge, and PRINCE2, this course can contribute to the learning required to undertake the foundational exams e.g. APM Project Fundamentals.

This course would benefit:

  • Aspiring and new project managers
  • Those new to sponsoring projects Those that support and contribute to projects
  • Anyone wanting to work towards a foundation qualification in project management e.g., APM Project Fundamentals qualification (PFQ) Accidental Project managers that want to back-up their experience with knowledge from the profession and pick up hints, tips and new perspectives on the planning and execution of projects.

Topics include:

  • Project life cycles and governance Communication
  • Leadership, and teamwork Planning
  • Scheduling, and managing scope
  • Resource management Change Management Managing risk
  • Quality management

For a conversation about whether this course would benefit you, please contact us.

The Lancashire Engaging Apprentices Programme (LEAP) is designed to maximise the impact of apprenticeships in Lancashire SMEs through fully funded* learning and development events, coaching, and training.

We provide additional, complementary, and targeted opportunities to enable apprentices, their mentors, and SME organisations to get the most from their apprenticeship investment