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Tutor: Caroline Broad – Independent Consultant
For: Postdocs and research fellows at Imperial, free of charge. Not available externally.
Please note: Absences and cancellations with less than 5 working days' notice will result in a £100 charge. 
Duration: Two half-days

Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 November, 13.00-16.30, online 

Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 January, 13.00-16.30, online 

More information will become available closer to the day of the course.


Effective project management (PM) is about creating a balance between task, team and individual.  In this course, we will complete a project initiation document, which will introduce you to the PM language and concepts.  We will practice core project management tools, including SWOT analysis and work breakdown schedules and discuss stakeholder communication and people management skills.

It is a practical rather than theoretical course and you will be encouraged to apply the skills and knowledge developed.
The course is delivered by a professional skills trainer and project manager who continues to deliver projects in both a commercial and academic setting.

Key areas

  • Develop your organisational skills
  • Gain insight into commercial project management techniques and applications