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Introduction to project planning - 18 November

For researchers who want an introduction to project management.

  • 18 Nov 2020, 9.30am to 18 Nov 2020, 4.30pm GMT
  • This is an online event.
  • This event is free

This is the first part of a programme of courses - if you attend all, you have the opportunity to become a Certified Associate in Project Management.

This online training session compacts three Project Planning webinars to provide a high level overview of key project management techniques and concepts in one day.

It offers an introduction to the process of managing projects and the tools to assist in planning and tracking progress. This course is intended to be immediately applicable to planning and managing academic and research projects as well as commercial projects.

It covers the theory and principles of project management within the context of the Project Management Institute. During this online course participants will:

  • learn the basics of the project planning process and receive a set of checklists and guidelines that can be used immediately on any project
  • appreciate the fundamental principles of a well-led and well directed project, such as identifying and scheduling tasks, activities, milestones and understanding and managing stakeholders
  • be aware of the critical factors that will influence project success
  • use practical exercises to reinforce and enhance the skills learned• Create work breakdown structures, network diagrams, critical path analysis, Gantt charts and other techniques that ensure robust project control

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