• Business

    Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices

  • Attendance / Duration

    2 Days (9:00am - 4:00pm)

    Ayr, Kilmarnock Campus, or Online

  • Cost


Four people sitting around table with laptops and notepads, deep in discussion

Book / Enquiry

Tuesday 19th - 20th March (Ayr Campus) - Book here

Tuesday 18th - 19th June (Kilmarnock Campus) - Book here

To be added to our waiting list for upcoming courses please email businessgrowth@ayrshire.ac.uk

What's Involved?

Project Management skills are vital to the successful outcome of any organisational project. Whether you are leading a project team, or are contributing to an ongoing project, this course will equip you with the key skills and knowledge required for success.

This interactive and engaging course serves as a comprehensive introduction to Project Management, and will appeal to those starting their journey into the world of project management.

NB: this course is also available with a third day add-on, covering Digital Project Management Tools.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Project Management- What it is, and why we use it
  • Stages of a Project- Initiation, Planning, Execution, Review
  • Stakeholder analysis & project deliverables
  • Risk, Issues and Change controls and strategies
  • Project Reporting
  • Project Planning and Progress Review Tracking
  • Analysing the business case- Cost Benefit Analysis, Estimation & Budgeting strategies
  • Post-Project Review- After Action Review & Lessons Learnt Logs

By the end of this course, attendees will be able to demonstrate an increased and comprehensive knowledge of the key skills and techniques of Project Management, as well as greater awareness of the potential pitfalls and problems that may beset any project.

Further benefit will come from interaction with a range of applications and software platforms that support successful project management, and attendees will gain a range of transferable skills that can also be applied out-with a project management setting.

Places available



Start Date

19 Mar 2024

Places available



Start Date

18 Jun 2024

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