In this course you will learn how to use the management tools of planning, implementation, controlling and review to make a working environment in which you and everyone else can give their best.
ยท Break a complex task down into individual tasks
ยท Establish an order for those tasks
ยท Organise and co-ordinate the people and resources needed to complete those tasks
ยท Use a set of visual planning techniques
ยท Establish and communicate expectations against which progress can be measured
ยท Monitor success through comparing actual performance with the measures which have been set
ยท Review a completed task in order to perform better in the future
This course is aimed at newly appointed Team leaders or supervisors or anybody wanting to develop a particular management skill.
This course is broken down into the following units. Assignments are laid out within and after each unit.
ยท Planning, Why plan?
ยท Getting things done
ยท Defining the task
ยท Finding out information
ยท Choosing from alternative options
ยท Specifying the steps to be take
ยท Visual planning techniques
ยท Critical path analysis
ยท Planning the how, when and where
ยท Who and what
ยท Communicating the plan
ยท Anticipating the problems
ยท Winning the support Controlling a plan
ยท Controlling, monitoring and reviewing
ยท Types of control system
ยท Walking the job
ยท The control process
ยท Control procedures
ยท Establishing expectations
ยท Monitoring how the plan works
ยท Evaluating and taking corrective action
ยท Problems with control systems
ยท Characteristics of an effective control system
What qualification is awarded upon completion?
Every successful student will be awarded the Level 1 Certificate in Project Management.
How long will this course take to complete and do I have to complete within a certain time?
Students can register for this course at any time. Average completion time is approximately 30 hours overall, however you may take as long as you wish to complete. There is no time limit at all.
What is included in the price of my course?
ยท Official course enclosed in A4 folder.
ยท Blank CD for storing coursework.
ยท Plain A4 paper.
ยท Pen and pencil.
ยท Freepost Envelopes.
ยท Unlimited email support (Monday to Friday)
This course comes enclosed in a study bag enabling you to transport your course anywhere you wish. Giving you total flexibility.
What if i need to ask a question relating to my course?
All students can email student support with any questions they may have from Monday to Friday 9am - 9pm.
How is my Coursework assessed?
You will be required to submit your assignments via email or alternatively you can use the freepost envelopes supplied in your study pack. (Freepost available to UK students only). Once received it will be assessed by student support and a report issued on your progress with any relevant comments. Three grades can be achieved PASS, MERIT or DISTINCTION. All assignments can be re-submitted for regrading if necessary.
Will I be required to sit an exam?
This course is completed using continual assessment allowing us to closely monitor your progress. Therefore no examination is required.