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Principles of Project Management

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Course Details

Project Management

Course Duration – Two days

Benefits of Principles of Project Management Course

If you're looking to move into management or want to gain some project management skills for your current job, then our Principles of Project Management course is for you. Understand the role of a project manager and learn how to plan, work and execute projects.  Discover how to manage a project from start to finish, including common standards and processes and how to manage stakeholders.

We believe that our skills and teaching techniques are unrivalled by others.  During our Principles of Project Management course, we will help you understand Project Management principles, how to plan, schedule and control your project.  Learn what critical path analysis is and how to define tasks and sub tasks.  Please continue reading below for the entire course content.

We provide training with the level of support and quality you’d expect from a business that have been in the industry since 1998.  Our instructor led training service is available throughout the country. We have the flexibility to deliver bespoke training solutions to meet your business needs.

Course Content

Project Management Principles

  • 14 Key Principles for Project Management success
  • What are the benefits of project management
  • Tools of Project management
  • Project definitions
  • Terms to know and understand
  • Starting a project step by step
  • Policy statements
  • Project Phases


  • Why plan?
  • 4 C’s of planning
  • 6 reasons why it is important to plan
  • Putting together a project plan
  • The requirements definition
  • Writing the project goal
  • Important elements of the goal


  • Defining tasks and subtasks
  • Rules for brainstorming
  • Creating a work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Using a WBS for cost mapping
  • Estimating time allocations
  • Estimating costs
  • Assessing resource requirements
  • Obtaining resources for your project
  • Assigning resources to your project
  • Motivating resources for project success
  • Project Risk assessment
  • The “What If” analysis
  • The 80/20 rule


  • Crash Path Analysis
  • Resource loading and levelling
  • Project status reporting
  • Project Baseline Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Managing change
  • Trade off analysis
  • Project Cost control
  • Types of budget
  • Project Spend Plan
  • Earned value management system


  • When to terminate a project
  • Project post mortem questions
  • Phase out plan
  • Lessons learned report

Project Management Scalable Methodology guide

  • Project Scope management
  • Project Time management
  • Project cost management
  • Project quality management
  • Human Resources management
  • Communications management
  • Project risk management
  • Procurement management
  • Multi project oversight


There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Interested in our service? Then get in touch today with Insight IT to see how we can tailor your training to suit your needs.

Call us on: 07889 216849. Alternatively contact us online here.