PPM An Introduction to Project Management

Course Code: PROJ1INTRO



1 Day(s)

Course Type

Private only

Max Delegates


Delivery Style


A short introduction to the world of Project Management

Delegates will learn an approach to project management and some of its key terminology that is not tied to a specific methodology but contains many elements of best practice. A series of exercises will allow learning to be reinforced.

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Who is this course for

Anyone who wishes to understand the principles of project management. Project team members and project stakeholders would benefit.

Purpose of the course

A one-day course that both explains the principles of project management and allows delegates to apply the theory through exercises.

You will learn how to

  • Distinguish between project roles

  • Carry out stakeholder engagement

  • Undertake risk management

  • Carry out project monitoring

Benefits for you as an individual

Delegates will feel better equipped to take a role in a project and understand the terminology associated with the discipline

Benefits for your organisation

Delegates will attain an understanding of the key points of project management

What is Project Management?

  • Projects and Business as usual
  • Aspects of project management
  • Benefits of delivering a change using a project

Project Roles & Responsibilities

  • Sponsor (Executive), Senior User and Senior Supplier
  • Project Manager
  • Project Office

Project Lifecycles

  • Concept
  • Definition
  • Implementation
  • Handover and Closeout

Business Case

  • Typical contents
  • Use of a Business Case
  • Business Case and the life cycle

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Identifying Stakeholders and their interest areas
  • Communications Plan

Planning: Scope Management, Estimating and Scheduling

  • Estimating methods
  • Scoping a project
  • Gantt Chart

Success Criteria

  • Establishing success criteria

Risk Management

  • Identifying and assessing risks
  • Risk responses


  • Types of issue
  • Issue register

Monitoring and Controlling a Project

  • Reports
  • Exception/Tolerances

Handover and Closeout

  • Acceptance/Testing
  • Reports
  • Lessons

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