Project Management Courses at Oxbridge Academy will equip you with a range of occupational skills, and will teach you more about:
- General management principles
- Financial management
- Risk management
- Business skills and entrepreneurship
- Office administration and communication
- Data processing
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How you can benefit by studying a project management course at Oxbridge Academy
- You can learn the fundamental principles of project management by studying part-time via distance learning.
- You can work through the study material in your own time, and e-mail a tutor for help whenever you need assistance with your course work.
- You can expect constructive feedback on all your assignments within 2 weeks of submitting them to the college.
- You can choose whether you want to pay for your course upfront (and get a cash discount) or in affordable monthly instalments.
What our project management students have to say
What does project management involve?
Project management involves the use of processes and resources in order to meet certain project objectives within a given timeframe. Project managers, therefore, are responsible for making sure that projects are carried out successfully – both on time and within the scope of the available resources.
The tasks and responsibilities of a project manager may include:
- Planning a project from start to finish.
- Identifying the resources required for implementing the project.
- Drawing up and managing the project budget.
- Establishing the project timeline.
- Managing the project team.
- Negotiating and contracting with external service providers.
- Assessing and managing risks relating to the project.
- Performing quality assurance in relation to all aspects of the project.
- Reporting to the relevant stakeholders.
- Evaluating the project upon completion.
What skills do you need to work as a project manager?
To work as a project manager, you will need the relevant technical knowledge and skills to implement a project in a particular industry. If you want to work as a construction project manager, for example, you will need sound knowledge of building regulations, contract administration, and general construction principles.
In addition to the technical skills, you will need the following general skills and characteristics to succeed as a project manager:
- Written and verbal communication skills
- Numeracy skills
- Organisational skills
- Leaderships skills
- Strategic thinking skills
- Problem solving skills
- Time management skills
- Conflict management skills
- Flexibility and adaptability