Project management

Advanced project management for engineers

This course goes beyond the traditional 'planning and control' approach to project management and looks at significant uncertainties, unexpected environmental and market changes, leadership challenges and hidden agendas.

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Summary

This course goes beyond the traditional 'planning and control' approach to project management and looks at significant uncertainties, unexpected environmental and market changes, leadership challenges and hidden agendas.

This Advanced project management course will explore the nature of managing projects. Major projects are inherently risky due to long planning horizons, complex interfaces and multi-actor processes, and non-standard technologies and designs. One of the main challenges in project management is inadequate benefit, cost, and time forecasts. Consequently, benefit shortfalls, cost overruns, and delays are common during project implementation and often projects are challenged from the beginning. 

Who should attend?

Anyone involved in projects – whether as project manager, project team member, planner or senior manager – will benefit from this program. The skills and techniques taught on this program are relevant to all sectors of business.  

How will I benefit?

After this course you will be able to: 

  • Determine the best approach to managing a project in terms of choosing between linear, agile or hybrid approach.
  • Handle project economics better.
  • Apply best practice guidance to setting up projects for success.
  • Monetise project risks to make more informed decisions about responding to risk and setting contingency.
  • Manage large projects better in terms of analysing progress and spotting areas of concern.
  • Set up appropriate quality assurance to enhance delivering quality products. 
Contributes 14 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Handling project complexity and scale.
  • Improving project quality.
  • Managing project risk analytically.
  • Managing and delivering projects better.
  • Complying with complex company requirements.

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: B, D and E

  1. Design and development of processes, systems, services and products - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of mechanical engineering problems’ For Incorporated Engineers ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct commission, operate, maintain, decommission and re-cycle mechanical engineering processes, systems, services and products’
  2. Communication and inter-personal skills - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills’
  3. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Advanced project management for engineers .

  • Derek Bell

    Derek Bell

    Derek is an accredited Project Management Professional and Fellow of the Association of Project Management delivering training and consultancy in the field of project management. Having worked in multiple industries – Principal Engineer CAE at Land Rover, Computer Services Manager at part of the Tarmac group and Senior Consultant and Trainer contracted to BP to name a few positions held, he now supports individuals and organisations to be more effective in delivering projects.

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  • Duration:
    2 days
  • Location:
    London
  • CPD Hours:
    14
  • UK-Spec:
    B, D, E

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10-11 Oct 2024

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