About this course
Understand the essentials of project management, its methodology and terminology. Be able to apply project management methodology to your own communication planning and support change projects more effectively. The course will help you understand the nature of projects and how they differ from business as usual. This course is offered as an in-house programme.
Unlimited tutor support
Made relevant to communication
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What does it cost?
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Who’s it suitable for?
New to project management. The course is for all communicators without a qualification in – or little or no experience of – project management.
Internal communicators. You may be supporting a change project and need a better understanding of project management methodology, tools and terminology in order to provide the most effective support. You may be an experienced communicator working on projects or simply juggling competing communication priorities and looking for a way to bring order to apparent chaos.
Change managers. You may be delivering change management but without a grounding in project management.
Be able to apply project management methodology to your own projects including managing the scope, identifying and managing both risks and issues, planning and working out the critical path. Know how to use project methodology to manage workloads and deliver on time.
Learn the essentials of budgeting including estimating, monitoring and reporting. Understand the importance of a good business case and the support of a sponsor.
Gain an understanding of the key stages and activities on a project to help you deliver timely and relevant communication in support of change.
Why get a qualification?
A professional qualification will make you a more confident communicator and help you in your career.
You will learn the theory and how to apply it.
Come away with strategies to ensure your communication has impact.
Meet your course leader Ann Pilkington
I am passionate about project management and how it relates to communication and change which is why I wrote my book on the topic, ‘Communicating Projects’.
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