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

⇲  Brochure (PDF, 1.4MB)

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.

Find out more:

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:

Course Fee

HEaTED members

Online: £251.45

Onsite: £358.45

Course credits

1x online course credits
1x onsite course credits

More about course credits.


Online: £358.45

Onsite: £556.40


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 for more information.

For HEaTED members, we offer one free place for every 10 bookings, and two for groups of 15 or above.