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Gain first class project management skills with Prince2 or Agile PM.

Who are these courses for?

These accredited courses are for people who want the skills and confidence to successfully manage projects, in any industry and any size of business.

Our experienced course trainer, Claudine Peet will tell you a bit about Prince2 in the video below!

Prince 2 – Foundation and Practitioner full qualification

PRINCE2 is the world’s de facto standard project management methodology used by organisations including the United Nations, Home Office, NHS etc. in industries such as civil service, oil and gas, construction, IT, banking, engineering, marketing to name a few and can be applied to any type of project within any industry sector.

The method is widely recognized and understood and so provides a common vocabulary for all those involved in a project, which helps effective communication. The method also provide for the explicit recognition of project responsibilities so that participants understand each other’s roles and needs. There is a defined structure for accountability, delegation, authority and communication.

Course summary:

Course length: 5 days

Course days: Monday to Friday

Max class size: 10

Lessons times: 9:00 to 17:00 (2 short breaks and a lunch break)
Foundation Exam (1hr) Wednesday 16:00 to 17:00 – closed book
Practitioner Exam (2.5hrs) Friday 10:00 to 12:30  – open book

Location: Covent Garden

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone looking to hone or develop their project management skills. No matter what your current role or field of work project management is, or certainly will be, part of your daily work and career progression.

Course objectives

By the end of this course you will:

  • Have a practical step-by-step guide to successfully manage any project
  • Have a flexible method that can be tailored to any organisation or role involved in managing projects
  • Have an accessible and globally recognised certification which adds value to your CV
  • Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2® meets that requirement
  • Understand the PRINCE2® process model and apply the PRINCE2® processes
  • Prepare project plans using product-based planning techniques and undertake risk analysis and risk management for the project
  • Take the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner examination papers.

Course outline

This training course will teach you the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to manage projects in a controlled environment. The PRINCE2® is the most popular approach used by successful Project Managers.

The course is a mixture of input and practical sessions, delivered by an approved trainer with practical experience of project.

During the course you will learn how important it is for the project to maintain constant business justification. You will gain knowledge of how to initiate and close a project as well as how to most efficiently manage project stages. The course will highlight the importance of quality in project and provide you with possible ways in which you can manage risk and product delivery.

The course is interactive. You will be doing exercises, brainstorming, working in team of your peers to come up with possible solutions to issues which arise during the lifecycle of a project.

Whatever the industry, company size, project size or even methods already in use, you can tailor PRINCE2® to work effectively.

You need to be 18+ to join this course and have either at least three years’ work experience or a post-graduate professional qualification.

Please contact info@ihtrust.org if you would like more information on this course.

Its also possible to study just the Foundation or Practitioner with us if you want to pace your learning. Choose the Foundation Only or Practitioner Only option at check out. 

Agile PM – Foundation and Practitioner full qualification

Agile PM is a project management method designed to work flexibly, maintain transparency and keep regular communication throughout a project. Its iterative model is designed to entrust and empower teams to deliver through a series of stages. Agile PM projects hold to the central values and behaviours of trust, flexibility, empowerment and collaboration.

Agile PM can be used in any project as well as in business as usual environments to complete day to day tasks. It delivers value early and incrementally to the business and has variable features though always keeping to fixed time and cost. It focuses on delivering maximum value against business priorities in the time and budget allowed.

Course summary:

Course length: 4 days

Course days: Monday to Thursday

Max class size: 10

Lessons times: 9:00 to 17:00 (2 short breaks and a lunch break)
Foundation Exam (40 mins) Tuesday 16:00 to 16:40 – closed book
Practitioner Exam (2.5hrs) Thursday 13.30 to 16:00 – open book

Location: Covent Garden

Who is this course for?

Agile PM course is aimed at anyone who is looking to deliver fast incremental benefits as part of business as usual or for a specific project. It’s also ideal for any professionals working in a fast-changing environment where the work needs to adapt to the needs of the customer and the environment. It allows running more complex and scalable projects.

Course objectives:

In this course you will understand how Agile works and

  • learn the difference between iterative and incremental project management vs. a more sequential, pre-planned approach.
  • learn Agile’s principles (like being time bound), behaviours (such as empowering teams), variables and benefits.
  • understand how Agile program management allows for ongoing communication with and response to clients where the project is more flexible according to clients’ evolving needs
  • have an accessible and globally recognised certification which adds value to your CV

 

Course outline:

The course will focus on working collaboratively and being customer focused.

Agile PM will show you how to empower your teams to deliver.

You will be shown how to prioritise what is delivered, work iteratively, inspect and adapt.

The course is interactive. You will be doing exercises, brainstorming, working in team of your peers to come up with possible solutions to issues which arise during the lifecycle of a project.

The course is a mixture of input and practical sessions, delivered by an approved trainer with practical experience of projects.

 

You need to be 18+ to join this course and have either at least three years’ work experience or a post-graduate professional qualification.

Please contact info@ihtrust.org if you would like more information on this course.

Its also possible to study just the Foundation or Practitioner with us if you want to pace your learning. Choose the Foundation Only or Practitioner Only option at check out. 

Any questions?

For further enquiries, please call +44 (0) 20 7611 2484 or email info@ihtrust.org

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