Skip to 0 minutes and 18 seconds All around us, there is a world of projects— —with the goal of bringing value to our community. Project-oriented companies are organizations where most of their services or products— —are offered through projects for either internal or external customers. Unfortunately, we often hear about problems regarding projects— —and about projects failing. Is it possible to plan for project success? And what is project success? The online course “Plan for project success” is designed to give you basic knowledge— —about project, project management, goals and stakeholders. You will also learn about the transition— —when going from making a project plan to project realization. And, most of all, how you can plan for project success.
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Plan for Project Success: Project Planning and Management
Build the knowledge and skills you need for managing projects that succeed
This course will teach you how to organise and plan your projects to make them succeed.
You’ll be introduced to concepts and principles behind effective project management, especially how to plan for a successful project.
Learn how to apply project management concepts to your work
Project planning is an effective and efficient way of organising work. The aim is to fulfil the project goals, on time and on budget, and keeping important stakeholders satisfied. It might sound simple, but the uncertainty and often a complex project context makes project management a challenge.
This course explores how to plan for project success, as well how to define success criteria for your projects.
Get tips for taking on project management for SMEs
The course is designed to give you core knowledge around project planning and project management, and that means using your problem-solving skills to handle unexpected challenges.
Using case studies and examples from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), you’ll build your confidence for tackling any issues that may come your way when managing projects at an SME.
Use project planning tools and processes to solve common project challenges
By examining and analysing specific project scenarios, you’ll learn how to identify drivers and obstacles towards a successful project.
Learning from experts in project and process management, you’ll be more confident to plan a project, and to make it successful.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Understand project and project management as a way of working.
- Explain different project management concepts related to project planning and project success.
- Interpret challenges when managing projects, especially for small and medium sized enterprises (SME) and in the context of tourism.
- Analyse project scenarios and propose solutions.
- Reflect and discuss project management aspects and scenarios within a learning community.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in learning about project management and how to think when planning for project success.
The case studies and examples used are specially designed for highlighting project management challenges in small and medium-sized organisations (SMEs).
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