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Applied Project Management (4 Days)

This practically oriented 4-day training programme is designed to give participants an overview of the generic processes involved in managing projects. Through a combination of instructor led workshop sessions, an interactive learning environment is created where real issues, which arise in projects, are raised and analysed. The fundamentals of project management best practices are integrated throughout the sessions to demonstrate how the benefits of the generic processes can be used to achieve project success.

For whom

  • Experienced project managers, project team leaders, and those working in specialist disciplines within a project environment. This course will provide the fundamental skills required to adopt a structured approach to managing projects.


Aims and Objectives

On completion participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of project strategies, approaches and methodologies;
  • Provide an approach to developing a focused project plan to manage implementation;
  • Develop a results driven project team;
  • Use the risk management process to manage project uncertainties;
  • Avoid conflict by establishing roles, responsibilities and communications channels;
  • Develop effective methods for scheduling and controlling projects;
  • Establish a dependable project control monitoring system

Course Content

Block 1  (Day 1 & 2)

  • Introduction (why Project Management, what is Project Management, its characteristics, people, skill sets, successes and failures),
  • Project Management Frameworks and Processes
  • Scope Management
  • Cost Management
  • Scheduling / Time Management, including optimisation techniques
  • Integration Management Concepts and Processes

Block 2  (Day 3 & 4)

  • Block 1 Recap
  • Risk Management
  • Communications Management
  • Final Review.
  • Estimating - a different perspective
  • Procurement & Contract Management
  • HR & Project Leadership

Materials in this course are based on the text, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide).

Training Dates
No training dates are currently available, please email cpm@ul.ie to register your interest for the programme.

Venue: Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick.

Cost: €1400
Cost: €500
(Special rates apply for UL Staff - Please contact the CPM for further details)

PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.