Cranfield University Improving Project Performance

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Cranfield University Improving Project Performance

A project management course from Cranfield, run in conjunction with the ECITB.

Improving Project Performance steps out of the theoretical and into a bold new arena of advanced practical experiences and lessons in project management.

This 7 day flagship course is designed to increase your ability to deliver complex projects, allowing you to make a more significant contribution to the future success of your business.

If you want to refresh and/or grow your skills in project management and make the transition into successful project management, then our Improving Project Performance programme is the right course for you. It is designed to increase your ability to deliver complex projects, allowing you to make a more significant contribution to the future success of your business.

At a glance

  • Dates
    • 01 – 08 Jul 2017
    • 18 – 26 Nov 2017
  • Duration7 days, residential
  • LocationCranfield Campus
  • Cost£5,500 + VAT
Improving Project Performance introduction video from the Programme Director

What you will learn

  • Control of your role in projects
  • Enhanced project performance and greater self-awareness
  • An improved project planning process
  • The ability to handle cash flow and understand its importance to you, the team and your organisation
  • Confidence to manage yourself and others more effectively
  • Greater awareness of different contract styles and their advantages and disadvantages
  • Positive relationship management.

“As Head of Construction I have to work with project managers on a daily basis. This course has given me an insight into their expectations as well as what is required of them”

Ian Firth, Head of Construction, Aker Solutions Offshore Partners Ltd. 

Core content

  • Project Control – implement cost and schedule control
  • Planning – tools to ensure deadlines are always met and penalties avoided
  • Productivity – identify areas of poor productivity and tackle the issues that cause it
  • Personal – learn to build a strong cohesive team who share your vision and understand the role they must play to achieve project success
  • Relationships – apply a framework for creating winning stakeholder relationships.

Amazing. I’ve had light bulb moments where it all makes sense. I’ll make a really big difference at work
Tamara Holmgren, Engineering Manager, FWUK.