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Introduction to Project and Programme Management (London) 19th February 2019

  • Your trainer
  • Tony Cash

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Aims & objectives

Aim & Objectives

To achieve the overall strategic goals of a programme effective project and programme management (PPM) is essential. It allows for resources to be effectively managed to ensure the control of risks

This course is designed to give managers the resources necessary to know how to select the right projects and programmes manage finite resources and to understand what is required to create a successful PPM environment.

Managers who are looking to improve their organisation’s output by gaining an insight of Project and Programme Management. This course will enhance project management skills for effective control and delivery of projects.

Benefits of attending the course

By attending this course delegates will be able to:

  • Gain an overview of Project and Programme Management
  • Explore the principles and frameworks of PRINCE 2 and Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)
  • Study the roles and responsibilities of project and programme managers
  • Explore techniques for effective control and delivery of projects – time cost and quality
  • Identify strategies to overcome barriers to success – risks issues & change
  • Develop an action plan for operating in a PPM environment

Course Overview

  • Introduction course welcome and structure
  • Overview of Project and Programme Management
  • How to build a PPM strategy from scratch
  • How to identify and assign PPM roles and responsibilities
  • Running a project to time cost and quality
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • How to measure success


Tony Cash

Training Consultant

Tony is an expert on management, policy, regulation and strategy issues and has used this expertise working as a training consultant since he left the UK Civil Service in 2010. His government leadership roles included Head of Strategy and Communications for the Joint Trade Policy Unit (a combined Department for International Development / Department for Business team) and Deputy Director of the internal training team at the Department for Business.

Since Tony became a freelance training consultant he has trained people in policy making best practice and better regulation across the UK and overseas (including Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Guernsey, Ireland, Kenya, Malta and South Africa). His in-depth training has enabled many organisations to improve their policies and strategies. Tony also facilitates training on leadership and management e.g. he delivers training on coaching skills for managers in the UK and has provided it for people in Dubai. Other subjects that Tony covers include confidence and impact, economics, feedback skills, handling difficult people, speechwriting, strategic management, time management and unlocking potential. Tony has a Masters degree in organisation development and holds qualifications in coaching (Certificate in Executive Coaching), training (CIPD Certificate in Training Practice), project management (PRINCE 2 Foundation and Practitioner) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming.


09:00 Coffee and Registration

09:30 Chair's Opening Remarks

10:00 Overview of Project & Programme Management

  • Introduction to Project and Programme Management (PPM)
  • Principles of Project Management – PRINCE2
  • Principles of Programme Management: Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)

11:00 Coffee Break

11:15 The PPM environment

  • Building a PPM strategy from scratch
  • Turning PPM principles into repeatable processes
  • Identifying and assigning PPM roles and responsibilities
  • Designing the necessary PPM governance
  • Managing finite resources: People and budgets

12:15 Lunch

13:15 Delivering within a PPM environment

  • Selecting the right projects and programmes
  • Running a project to time cost and quality
  • Keeping everything on track: Monitoring and reporting
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Managing the risks issues and changes along the way

14:15 Coffee Break

14:30 Action Planning

  • What do you need to create a PPM environment?
  • How will you measure success?

15:30 Chair's Closing Remarks

16:00 Close of Course


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Central London