Project Management and Governance Training

Idea Partners can deliver a broad range of Project Management and Project Governance Training for your organisation from introductory courses for those with no previous project management experience to professional PRINCE2 Foundation and Practioner and Agile Training courses. Idea Partners also delivers tailored Governance training for Executives. These are short one hour workshops, cutting to the detail of Project Governance, these can be delivered one on one or in small groups.

With our qualified trainers, Idea Partners can deliver standard or bespoke training courses depending on your needs.
Idea Partners focuses on Project Management Training for non-professional project managers, in other words for people who have been asked to manage a project but are not Project Managers, with our practical courses based on “THE BIG SIX” Themes:

1 – Scope

– Value

3 – Cost

4 – Time

5 – Risk

– People

An Example of one of our courses is:-

Project Management Using “The Big Six”

General Description

Successful projects do not simply “happen”. They are a result of deliberate planning and control. This two day workshop focusses on the need to manage all aspects of project performance, in particular time, cost, scope, risk, value and people.
The course will cover language and principles of project management and explains why you should utilise the principles and tools, what you do with the project information that you gather, and what the implications are of not using the principles and tools.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the Project Management Using “The Big Six” course, participants will be better able to work within a project environment, direct, manage and support successful projects

Target Audience

Ideal for individuals wishing to develop an understanding of project management and its practical application.


No previous Project Management experience required, awareness of a project management environment would be of benefit.
No off-site components or study required.

Course Delivery

Instructor led tuition from an experienced trainer utilising workshops with practical individual and group exercises to help you to apply what you learn.

Approximate Duration* 2 days

* Approximate duration should be used as a guide only. Actual duration will vary depending upon the skills, knowledge, and aptitude of the participants.

Course Topics

All about projects

  • What is a project?
  • Difference between a project and BAU
  • Programmes and projects – the difference
  • Benefits of project management
  • Where do projects come from?

Why some projects fail and some succeed

  • Top 10 project failure factors
  • Top 10 project success factors
  • The Big Six aspects of project management performance

Roles and responsibilities

  • Who are the players in a project
  • Project management structure
  • Project Board (Steering Group)
  • Project Executive (Sponsor)
  • Senior User(s)
  • Senior Supplier(s)
  • Project Manager
  • Team Manager
  • Project Assurance
  • Change Authority
  • Project Support

Project Management Methodology

  • Project management methodology
  • Project lifecycles in general
  • Key lifecycle phases and documents
  • PRINCE2 projects
  • Project types

Initiating a Project

  • Governance Structures
  • Business Case and Benefits Management
  • Scoping a Project

Planning a Project

  • Quality Management
  • Communications and Stakeholder Management
  • Risk Management
  • Planning Tools
  • Product Breakdown Structure (PBS)
  • Product Description (PD)
  • Product Flow Diagram (PFD)
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • PERT estimating
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Project Initiation Document (PID)

Developing the Solution

  • Assigning and monitoring work
  • Work Packages
  • Monitoring, reporting and controlling
  • Delivery techniques

Closing a Project

  • Handing over products
  • Transition into BAU
  • Project Evaluation Reports
  • Lessons Reports

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