Project Management for Finance Professionals

Online Course on Project Management for AccountantsProject Management for Finance Professionals Online CPD Training Course

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.

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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 toUpdated online course


  • 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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“It explained in detail how you would come up with solutions right through to implementing them.”

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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?

Project management - what is it

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?

Project management - defining it

Beginning the project

  • What are the stages to planning a project?
  • How do I come up with a milestone plan?
  • How do I plan in detail?
  • What costs do I have to consider when planning?
  • What controls and processes do I need to put in place?
  • How should I launch the beginning of a project?
  • Managing the project
  • How can I monitor and control the project?
  • How should I react when things aren’t going to plan?
  • How do I make sure my team pulls together and holds together?
  • How can I monitor project risk?
  • What is change control?
  • Finishing the project
  • What do I do when the project is finished?
  • What can we learn from completed projects?
  • How do I make sure the hand-over goes smoothly?
  • How can I judge the success of the project?
    Project management - beginning

    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.

    Flexible learning

    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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