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Helping organisations and people grow Last updated: June 8, 2023


020 8374 3985

We have worked with:-

Private Sector






Discovery Communications

Marks and Spencer






Hitachi Rail

Kaplan Financial

Aircom International


Spire Payments






Cabot Financial

OPC Consultancy

MI Sport

People & Partners

Energise Consultancy

Salt Recruitment

Devonshire Recruitment

Consult HR

Mutual Bank

UK Retail Banks

Merchant Bank

Insurance companies

Engineering companies

High street retailers

Management Consultancies

Public Sector



Post Office


Citizen’s Advice

Basingstoke Council

Ken and Chelsea Council

Northamptonshire Council

East Sussex council

Hampshire Council

City Council

Health authority

3rd Sector

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Prostate Cancer UK

Royal College of  Nursing

City and Guilds



Family Housing

Peabody Trust

Project management skills

Custom designed:

Quality, in-house training for your organisation’s needs


 Attendance on this workshop arms participants with both the technical skills to work effectively on projects and the behaviours required for success. We tailor the content to reflect the kinds of projects found in your organisation. We draw on a range of well know project management methodologies to give participants a first class "toolkit." Where requested we will help an in-house team generate their own custom "Project life-cycle" - complete with recognisable phases, activities and templates.

Project management skills

Between the idea

And the reality….

Between the conception

And the creation….

Falls the shadow’

(TS Elliot)

Training Style:

Interactive, enjoyable  and thought provoking. The workshop uses inputs from the course leader, group and individual exercises, and simulated project case studies

More Information:

If you want to know more about this course or its suitability for you or a colleague, call us on 020 8374 3985 and speak informally to one of our course leaders, or message

Who will benefit:

Existing Programme and Project managers who have had no formal training

Project team members

Line managers wishing to extend their management skills


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Establish a structured and effective approach to Project Management
  • Develop the processes and skills required to agree, set up, manage, deliver and evaluate projects
  • Use best practice Change Management thinking as part of effective Project Management
  • Understand and use an effective Benefits Management approach
  • Work effectively with internal and external project team members


(We customise and structure the content to your organisation's specific needs)

  • What is project and programme management
  • Types of project
  • Setting up a project office
  • Customisable project management templates
  • Project life-cycles
  • Project management approaches used across the business world
  • Personal beliefs about project management
  • The role and skills of being a project manager
  • Types of project managers
  • What projects need
  • Designing project start-up sessions
  • Benefits management
  • Change management considerations e.g., Impact analysis and stakeholder analysis
  • Project planning methodologies
  • Agile planning and execution
  • Hybrid project (Waterfall and Agile)
  • Project scheduling and support tools e.g., MS Project vs. MS Excel
  • Resource planning
  • Risk and contingency planning
  • Change control
  • Estimating techniques
  • Project cost reporting
  • Dealing with project team issues
  • Dealing with unresponsive internal and external activity owners