The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with understanding and skills relating to project management principles, methodologies, tools and techniques that are used in business.
Learners will develop an understanding of what constitutes a project and the role of a project manager. They will develop the skills needed to plan the activities required to carry out the project, including how to set up a project, how to control and execute a project, and how to carry out project reviews. Learners will also understand how the project fits into the business or other organisational environment. Organisational and human resource factors are also included.
On successful completion of this unit a learner will:
1 Understand project management principles
2 Be able to manage a project’s human resources
3 Be able to apply project processes and procedures.