To be successful in today?s competitive world, managers must manage change effectively, and also deliver results on time and within budget. Project management gives you the structure and tools to do this
If you want to add project management skills to your skill set, or you want to move into project management, you will want to know which is the best training to get you started in project management?
You may also want to achieve a recognized project management qualification at the same time.
Listed here are introductory courses for project management which are suitable if you are:
? New to project management
? Have some experience and want to understand the principles
? Are looking to move into project management
? Have worked on projects but haven?t received any formal training
On all courses, no previous knowledge of project management is required
1-day and 2-day Introduction Courses
These courses typically introduce the concepts and approaches of project management, and touch on the main project techniques such as planning, risk and quality management
APM Introductory Certificate (2 days)
This training course was developed by the Association of Project Management, the largest independent professional body for project management in Europe.
The course is designed for anyone looking to start a career in project management or wanting to understand the principles of project management, and covers topics such as planning, communications, quality management, resources and risk management
No previous knowledge in project management is needed, and it includes a 1-hour multiple-choice examination
PRINCE2 Foundation Certificate (3 days)
PRINCE2 is the most widely used project management methodology worldwide. PRINCE2 provides a structured method which can be applied to any type of project in any business sector. PRINCE2 can be used on a huge range of project sizes, from small projects such as office relocation up large projects such as major construction or infrastructure projects.
PRINCE2 provides improved delivery of objectives and greater project control through a common project structure and terminology.
The PRINCE2 Foundation course teaches the principles and terminology of PRINCE2 and also provides a recognised qualification. It will enable you to take part in a project team using the PRINCE2 method
There are no formal pre-requisites; however some exposure to project management would be helpful
Good luck in starting on your project management career!