Project Management Fundamentals for Non-Project Managers PwC's Academy

In today's complex and dynamic corporate environment, project management is fundamental to the any initiative, irrespective of scale, spread or investment.

Attend this course to understand the mindset, approach and implementation of a project plan from a professional project manager's perspective.

Based on industry best practices and practical experience, this course will help you engage with your project team, apply principles of project management and enable you to plan and deliver your work more effectively.

Delivered using experiential adult learning methods and a practical set of tools and methods, this will empower all professionals to practice end-to-end project management.

Key outcomes

The agenda for the event will cover relevant topics together with examples to ensure that at the end of the programme you are confident and are able to do the folllowing:

  • Understand the key phases of project management 
  • Know how to initiate a project and generate buy-in 
  • Understand how to engage a project team throughout the process 
  • Be able to build a project plan for delivery 
  • Build a communication plan against real case studies 

Who should attend?

This course is valuable for anyone responsible for internal or cross-functional projects within a business.

It is particularly beneficial for new managers and existing managers who do not work within a formal project management discipline.

Topics covered

  • What are projects and why are they important? 
  • The role of a project manager 
  • The phases of project management 
  • Project initiation 
  • Project planning 
  • Project delivery 
  • Project closing

PwC Academy is the educational business of the global organisation PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Our goal is to give people greater knowledge, competence and expertise in finance and business. Our foundation is our team of expert professionals, who convey their wealth of knowledge and the practical experience they have gained within leading organisations around the world.

We offer a variety of training courses covering professional qualifications, financial competencies, and management skills. The courses are based on both the individual experiences of our experts and the best practices of PwC Global. We constantly adapt our courses to meet the needs of modern business and tailor them to our client’s requirements. PwC’s Academies in the Middle East are part of PwC’s growing network of Academies which are present in over 30 countries worldwide. Through the network of PwC’s Academies we continually exchange best practices and successful methodologies to ensure that we are consistently providing industry leading training programmes.

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