Project Management



Course overview

This Project management course deals with the technical aspects of project management, including planning and estimating time, budgeting and costing, and risk analysis. We also explore the 'people' skills involved: communicating with project teams, stakeholders and project champions.


Who should attend

This Project management training is aimed at those with only a little experience of project management who want to learn the basic skills and get some tips and techniques for introducing the disciplines of project management. It would also be very useful for those who have some experience of small projects and want to further develop their skills.



A London PT College certificate will be issued to all participants on completion of this course. In addition, you will receive a certificate confirming the number of CPD hours achieved for this course.


Entry requirement

  • Fluency in English

  • A good undergraduate degree or significant work experience in a relevant role

  • Minimum two years’ professional experience, typically our participants have more than ten years’ work experience.


Duration of course

The qualification is designed to be delivered over eight weeks for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.

The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance and online.


Learning outcome

  • Define a project

  • Analyse the key issues for your project

  • Draw up effective terms of reference for a project

  • Clarify your project’s aims, objectives and success factors

  • Plan and sequence your project

  • Understanding and working with critical time points

  • Risk management

  • Draw up a realistic project budget

  • Constructing a project budget outlining the main elements, and how each might be estimated and considering all project costs, support costs and overheads.

  • Work effectively with your project team

  • Constructing a project team

  • Understanding and overcoming the barriers to building a high-performance team

  • Dealing with conflict in the team

  • Work with stakeholders and champions

  • Understanding who your stakeholders are and what influence and interest they have in the project

  • Communicating with stakeholders

  • Monitor and evaluate your project

  • Designing a simple monitoring system

  • Using critical success and failure factors


Course structure

  • Introduction to Project Management

  • Scope Planning

  • Time Planning

  • Cost Planning

  • Risk Planning

  • Earned Value Management

  • Human Resources Management

  • Agile Project Management

  • Benefits Management