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Project Management

This Project Management Training Course is available in our Pitman Training Scotland Centres in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dumfries, Inverness and Forres.

Good project management skills are always highly valued within a business as they ensure deadlines are met, costs are controlled and the deliverables are right first time. So with Pitman Training Project Management, your skills will be highly in demand.

Split into four highly engaging parts, the course takes you through the full life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it is, planning every aspect to ensure you deliver on quality, timescales and budget, before finally implementing and completing the project. The last part involves evaluating how the project went – ensuring you can learn from every project and refine your processes.

On completion of this course, you will receive a Pitman Training Course Completion certificate. Your new found project management skills will be ideal when working within an IT department or related industry as you will learn how to manage complex technical processes with many different resources within a business. What’s more, project management skills are highly transferable, enabling you to work within many different industries.

Course Duration: 10 Hours


Getting Started with Project Management – Backstage Operational Tasks/Projects, Creating Projects.

Understanding Project Scope – Scope Statement, The Constraints, Triangle, Project Assumptions, Project Objectives.

Understanding the Project Schedule – Work Breakdown Structure, Decomposition, Creating a WBS.

Team Management – Human Resources, Project Team, Team Acquisition Process, Team Building and Incentives, Team Members.

Communicating with Others – Communication, Communication Plan.

Risk Analysis – Risk, Risk Over Time, Identifying Risks to a Project.
Project Execution – Executing a Project, Kick-Off Meetings, Begin Project Work, The Product Execution Process.

Closing a Project – Closeout Items, Close the Project, Steps to Closing a Project, Final Report.

This course is ideal for anyone in a management position or those wishing to boost their career prospects.

To gain a basic understanding of the concepts, processes, rules, and procedures to be an effective project manager, including an introduction to the project management life cycle, understanding project scope and project scheduling, and identifying what makes a good team.

Experience working with teams, either in a professional or voluntary capacity.

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:


A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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