Project management

Project working for engineers (V)

If you’re a member of an engineering project team, you can help your organisation with project managers' tools and techniques.

7 hours

Members: £550 + VAT
Non-members: £650 + VAT

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Project working for engineers (V)


£550.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£650.00 Plus vat


If you’re a member of an engineering project team, you can help your organisation with project managers' tools and techniques.

This one-day course provides an introduction to project management for those who are yet to fulfil the role of project manager, but provide vital support within projects.

The programme is ideal for those who wish to take more control of their own workload, and contribute more effectively to the success of their projects and their organisation. The emphasis is on practical, hands-on techniques to use immediately, and there will be opportunity to practise them during the course.

This course provides a useful stepping stone to Successful Project Leadership and Managing Engineering Projects courses.

Delivery Format

This course will be delivered using Virtual Classroom (VC) technology.

Who should attend?

This course will benefit engineers working as members of project teams, and those who want a short introduction to project management techniques.

How will I benefit?

After this course you will be able to: 
• Plan your own workload effectively. 
• Estimate timescales realistically. 
• Be proactive in developing project plans, assessing risks, and problem solving. 
• Make a valuable contribution to project success.
• Understand the challenges of project management.
Contributes 7 CPD hours

Key topics

• The role and responsibilities of team members.
• Requirements and the importance of clarity. 
• Techniques for planning projects.
• Breakdown structures.
• Critical path analysis.
• Gantt charts.
• Milestones.
• Using planning software.
• Estimating principles, hints and tips. 
• Dealing with uncertainty.
• Risk management.
• Monitoring techniques. 
• Reporting. 
• Dealing with bad news. 
• Managing changes.

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

  1. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’
  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’

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At a glance

  • Duration:
    7 hours
  • CPD Hours:
  • UK-Spec:
    C, D, E

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