Introduction to Managing a Project
Business & Professional
What is the course about?
This online short course is part of Warrington & Vale Royal College’s professional development suite. This course will introduce you to the key aspects of project management and provide you with the knowledge and skills required to manage and organise the resources that are necessary to complete a project.
Why should I choose the course?
This course is universally important and valuable, regardless of what industry and level of profession you are working in.
Project management has grown into one of the UK’s largest areas of business over the past decade. This introductory course is the first step in developing your project management skills for business or building your project management career.
What will I learn?
On the course you will be introduced to key aspects of managing a workplace project, including:
- What is project management
- The key stages of project management
- Devising project aims and objectives
- Use of project management tools
- Developing a project management plan.
This course is completed remotely. The necessary information and materials will be set up through an online platform. You will be given six weeks to work through the modules in your own time.
What will the course lead on to?
Upon successful completion of this course, you may wish to study an additional project management course or a related business and management course to develop your skills further.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Studying at the college means you will have access to a range of flexible learning opportunities. Professional qualifications are delivered within our specialist Business School and are supported through digital virtual learning environments and digital learning tools. Our teachers are highly experienced and skilled in their specialist professional sectors and enhance the courses they teach on with their excellent industry links.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but you are expected to have an enthusiasm and interest in the area and in professional skill development.
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