January 13, 2022
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Course Description

This Masterclass will give delegates an overview of the concepts and principles of project management. Participants will gain practical understanding of proven Scope and Scheduling techniques and the Risk Management processes that will contribute to the successful delivery of their projects.

This one-day course is designed to introduce practical management techniques and methodologies, and will particularly benefit those who are about to participate on or manage a project team for the first time.

After attending this CPD certified course, delegates will understand:

  • Project characteristics and the benefit of management through project phases and lifecycles
  • The importance of identifying and managing stakeholders
  • Project success factors
  • The significance of the Project Charter
  • Project Objectives, Deliverables and the content of the Project Scope Statement
  • The value of a Work Breakdown Structure and its contribution to the Project Plan
  • The Critical Path and the importance of Timelines or Gantt Charts
  • The components of a Risk Register

All attendees will receive a highly useful course pack to refer back to at any time, gain valuable CPD points, and have a chance to engage in an informative Q & A on the day.

Course Content

Project Management Essentials

  • Project Management Terminology and Definitions
  • Project Stakeholders
  • The Project Lifecycle
  • Project Success Factors

Scope Management

  • The Project Charter
  • Scope Planning – Produce a Scope Statement
  • Scope Definition – Create the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Scope Verification and Control

Project Scheduling

  • Activity Sequencing - the Critical Path Method (CPM)
  • Resource Planning – Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • Schedule Development – Timeline (or Gantt) and Milestone Charts

Project Risk Management

  • Risk Identification – Develop a Risk Register
  • Risk Scoring for Management Focus
  • Risk Response Planning – Strategies to adopt
  • Risk Monitoring & Control

Document Templates

  • Project Charter
  • Project Scope Statement
  • Project Risk Register
  • Project Change Request Form
  • Project Progress Report
  • Project Closeout Report

Who Should Attend?

This course would be relevant to all Managers, Project Managers, Project Leads, or any personnel involved with projects, whether they be in a team or individual work.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate of Attendance in Project Management Essentials. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. You will also receive a full Project Management Essentials course pack to refer back to at any time in the future. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


This course costs €425 (Early-Bird Rate) – Normal rate is €525.This training course normal rate is €495. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE. The course cost includes all course documentation, Project Management Essentials training pack and Certificates.


Alan McLoughlin
KM Consultancy Services

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