Principles of project management

Course overview

A large number of staff working in a healthcare organisation will be involved in working on a project, either as a project manager or member of a project team, as part of their wider role. This workshop provides participants with the solid foundations on which to build their project management skills. 

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Those who support formal project teams or are required to work on projects on an informal basis.

By the end of the course the delegates will be able to:

  1. Identify when a piece of work should be classed as a project
  2. Clarify the roles and responsibilities of the key people involved in a project
  3. Define project goals, success criteria and milestones and integrate these with programme management
  4. Use planning, scheduling and monitoring tools and techniques
  5. Identify and manage risks associated with a project
  6. Understand the key issues and skills needed to manage project teams
  7. Appreciate the importance of project review and identify lessons learned
  • What is a project/what is project management in the NHS
  • The roles and responsibilities of the wider project team
  • The skills and competencies of a project manager
  • Key documentation and project lifecycle
  • Project brief




Date Venue
31st July 2019 RM 8, Education Centre, MEH
29th October 2019 Seminar RM 4, ANC, NUH
18th December 2019 Lecture RM, Learning Centre, WXH

All above dates are currently fully booked. Further dates will be available in due course.