Project Planning Essentials for Technical Staff
Get a practical insight into project planning, and go from project initiation to building a project schedule.
Type of Course: Leadership and management
Course Reference: HOC-010, HFFC-004
Course duration: One day (around six hours)
Hosting Mode: Online (HOC-010) - instructor-led event, onsite (HFF4-004) - face-to-face
This workshop is aimed at technicians involved in running small to medium sized projects in the workplace who have had little or no project management training. The workshop will focus on planning as the foundation for successful project management and participants will take away an accessible, flexible and scalable framework for planning projects.
This course has been designed to accommodate various learning styles and to allow participants to learn from group discussions and individual reflection on the current practice. The participants will be encouraged to implement learnt skills in their day to day work practice.
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Aims and Objectives
The aim is to introduce the principles of project planning from initiation through to building a project schedule and provide an opportunity to apply them to a group project.
Objectives of the course include exploring the project
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Recognise when a piece of work would benefit from a structured, planned approach.
Work through the essential elements of a project plan and apply them to a simple fictional project.
Consider how they might apply the project planning essentials to their own work based projects.
This activity is subject to minimum group numbers but can be delivered onsite at your institution at a time and date to suit your team. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For HEaTED members, we offer one free place for every 10 bookings, and two for groups of 15 or above.
*Royal Society of Chemistry members must have an active membership with the Society at the time the course is being delivered. This number must be given in the form when booking onto this course. The discount applies to the HEaTED non-members’ price only in the course fee section above.