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Prince 2 – Introduction to Project Management

Venue: Milton Keynes Business Centre

Address: Milton Keynes Business Centre
Foxhunter Drive
Linford Wood
Milton Keynes
MK14 6GD

Date & Time: 26th June 2018 - 9.30am-16.30pm

Contact Email: enquiries@velocitygrowthhub.com

Description:

Outline of the workshop:

This workshop is a gentle introduction to the concept and importance of project planning to SMEs. Attendees will learn how to create a project management plan and understand how to implement it. The course is also useful preparation to our Introduction to Project Management under PRINCE2®.

Bullet points of what the workshop will cover:
  • project planning: what it means, when it matters, and why it’s important
  • six Cs: conception, calculation, conditions, carrying out, control, closure
  • defining the project: the significance of scope and how to avoid creep
  • the project management diamond: cost, time, scope, quality… and expectations
  • enumerating the tasks, activities, team, durations, and milestones
  • drawing up a schedule and the importance of dependencies
  • identifying risk and coping with issues
  • helpful models and useful apps that do ‘just enough’
  • the view from inside: common mistakes and how to avoid them
  • drafting a communication plan for your stakeholders for continuous buy in
  • introducing helpful tools ­– including Basecamp, Teamwork, and Wrike.
Summary of key learning points:
  • understanding what it means to plan a project and why we do it
  • ensuring you cover the six Cs before starting a project
  • managing expectations using the project management diamond
  • drawing up a plan and identifying risks
  • using the most appropriate models for your project
  • avoiding common mistakes and taking stock.
Content of Action Plan Exercise – 
  • draw up a project management diamond
  • address the six Cs
  • choose helpful models and apps.

Please note that eligibility criteria is applied to attend this workshop and only one delegate per business can attend. Contact us to learn more.

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SEMLEP
European Union
Regional Growth Fund
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy