Online Course on Project Management for Accountants
Balancing important short term tasks with the completion of critical but longer term project based work is a key challenge for most accounting and finance professionals, whether they are called a “project manager” or not.
Managing projects of any size requires a defined approach and a very specific set of skills and knowledge – yet there are so many different project management methodologies available. This course draws on some of the common principles in current project management thinking and puts them into context specifically for accounting and finance professionals.
Project Management for Accountants covers all the stages from how a project comes into existence through to what needs to be done once it is complete – including defining the needs, writing the brief, building and managing a team, considering the costs and monitoring a team.
Project Management for Accountants enables learners to
- Overcome any initial stumbling blocks
- Understand what a project is so you can clearly define what is involved to ensure each stage of the project can be understood and implemented effectively
- Ensure you deliver projects on time and within budget by understanding what management tools to use, how to schedule, plan and cost a project
- Maximise your chance of success by ensuring your project teams have the right blend of knowledge, experience and perspectives
- Ensure the project hand-over and launch goes smoothly so you can focus on measuring its success
- Minimise the chance of problems with the project by learning techniques for managing risk and maintaining quality
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“It covered everything I wanted to know and it was very useful to have it split into modules which you could do a bit of each week.”
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“Comprehensive coverage of best practice for project management, including worked examples and guidance documents.”
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“Definitions well explained and examples very relevant to my working experience.”
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Learning outcomes of Project Management for Accountants
What is project management?
- What is a project?
- What are the stages of a project?
- What is project management?
- What are project constraints?
Defining the project
- Who identifies the need for a project?
- Who is involved at the project definition stage?
- How do we define customer needs?
- How do I write a project brief?
- What happens once the project brief is signed-off?
- What is my role as project manager?
- How do I build a project team?
Beginning the project
Target audience for Project Management for Accountants
This course is designed to appeal to staff who are responsible for project work. Less experienced staff will find that the course will help them understand the process and be more effective at managing a project.
More experienced or senior people will value the opportunity to spend time reviewing their approach to project management techniques.
Learners take their own route through the topics covered in the course. They will learn at their own pace through a variety of activities designed to accommodate a range of learning styles.
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