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Managing projects in the workplace (ilm level 3 module in Project Management)

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Managing projects in the workplace (ilm level 3 module in Project Management)

Date: 05 June 2018 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
Course duration: 1 day
Venue: Reidvale Neighbourhood Centre, 13 Whitevale Street, Glasgow, G31 1QW
Costs: Members £280.00 / Non-Members £380.00

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Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This one-day practical and skill-based course is for those working in maintenance, technical services or who have a role in development where you are working on projects that have a clearly definable beginning, middle and end. It is especially suited to you if you’re pursuing a career in maintenance and development and you want to develop a strong CV, build your confidence and provide opportunity to move from assistant to officer level.


The course will help you to develop knowledge and understanding of managing workplace projects as well as introduce you to project management tools to ease the project management task. Microsoft Project will be introduced and learners are asked to bring a laptop with them to the sessions.

Course content

  • Building blocks of project management - Quality, Cost, Time
  • Defining the project
  • The key tasks and resources needed to complete your project
  • Tools and techniques for managing the finances of your project
  • Introduction to Microsoft Project to help manage the project
  • Planning the project - Design brief; Cost Plans/Funding applications; Statutory Approvals etc
  • CDM / Health & Safety regulations
  • Setting objectives and milestones to monitor performance against plans
  • Managing Risk
  • Quality Control
  • Handover and signing off by the project sponsor
  • Evaluating the project and dealing with customers – handling snagging & defects

Learning outcomes

  • Understand how to manage a simple workplace project in your area of the business
  • Understand financial and non-financial implications of a workplace project
  • Gain a working knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Understand Risk management techniques in a project environment

This course can be taken for credit with the Institute of Leadership and Management by completing a practical assignment in the workplace. On successful completion you can add this to your CV as part of a recognised qualification.

(Costs include ilm registration fee and assessment fees. Does not include a licence for delegates to use Microsoft Project in their workplace)


Trainer: Kirsteen McGinn