Project Management Introduction Courses

Our Project Management Introduction Training Courses are available at locations across the UK, including Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Oxford and Reading.

Our introductory project management courses are usually between 1 and 3 days in duration and are designed to offer a solid foundation that introduces the key concepts and principles that will assist you in your project management role.

If you are interested to acquire a project management certification then choose the APM Introductory Certificate of the Fundamentals of Project Management.

For help deciding which is the best option for you, then read our free guide - Project management Training - Where do I Start?

An introductory course is suitable if you are either new to project management or if you have some experience and want to further understand the key principles. To benefit from an introductory course you do not need to possess any previous knowledge of project management and we have a number of course options available depending on your situation.

You can typically expect an introduction to project management course to include:
- Projects compared to everyday business
- Projects and programmes
- The project management life cycle
- Business justification
- Project definition
- Goals, objectives and scope
- Structure, organisation and responsibilities
- Project planning
- Risk management
- Estimating effort, time and cost
- Commitment of resources
- Monitoring and control of change, quality, cost and progress

Below is a brief overview of our most popular courses:

APM Introductory Certificate
The highly-regarded APM Introductory Certificate is a 2 day training course from the Association for Project management.  It  introduces the concepts and the main project techniques such as planning, risk and quality management.  The course contains exercises to help consolidate your learning and is also focused on achieving the Introductory Certificate.

Fundamentals of Project Management course
The 3 day Fundamentals of Project Management course also gives the opportunity to achieve the APM Introductory Certificate. This course introduces the main concepts, detailed techniques and consolidates learning with exercises and a case study.  addition we also have Microsoft Project Introduction courses, suitable for those wanting to utilise the software in their job role.

Project Management for Non-Project Managers
Project Management for Non-Project Managers is a 1 day course that introduces the concepts and key principles of project management. It is useful for those that need an overview of product management or that are involved in supporting projects or project team.

Introduction to Effective Project Management
Introduction to Effective Project Management is a 2 day training course that provides you with all the essential skills, tools and techniques that you will need to support you in your project management role. The course concentrates on the practical techniques that you can apply directly in the workplace.

Microsoft Project Introductory Courses
MS Project is the software tool most widely used by project managers for planning, control and communication. There is a range of 1 and 2 day courses available. Learn more about MS Project training.

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