Project Description

This workshop is for NHS staff who are responsible for project management and are keen to refresh and improve their skills and knowledge on how to plan a successful project.

During the workshop, delegates will learn at how to conduct thorough research, plan, construct and write a project plan, including all the elements that should be incorporated. They will learn about project management and will gain and understanding operational management approaches and models, including creating plans to deliver objectives and setting KPIs. Understand project planning techniques, including how to manage resources, setting targets & objective and monitoring performance outcomes.

  • Duration: Full or half day

  • Location: On-site/locally

Who should attend?

Don't miss opportunity to work with leading specialists in a series of full day workshops specifically focused on the ‘business’ aspects of General Practice.

This is ideal for NHS staff who are responsible for project management


Project Management

  • Know how to set up and manage a project using relevant tools and techniques and understand process management.
  • Understand approaches to risk management.
  • Know how to motivate and improve performance, supporting people using coaching and mentoring approaches.
  • Understand organisational cultures and diversity and their impact on leading and managing change.

 People Management   

  • Explore how to manage multiple teams, and develop high performing teams.
  • Understand performance management techniques, talent management models and how to recruit and develop people.
  • Understand approaches to partner, stakeholder and supplier relationship management including negotiation, influencing, and effective networking.
  • Knowledge of collaborative working techniques to enable delivery through others and how to share best practice.

Guidance notes and slide deck will be provided to support this workshop and certificates of attendance are awarded after the workshop.

Workshop Agenda

Below is an outline of the proposed agenda, if you have any questions please get in touch.

12.30 Registration
12.45 Introduction & Welcome
13.00 Introduction to Project Management

  • Different types of project management
    • Understanding the ‘language’ of project management
    • Introduction to the tools and methodologies
  • Understand key stages in the lifecycle of the project
    • Stages
    • Documents
    • Roles and Responsibilities
    • Evaluation and Outcomes
13.45 What makes a successful project

  • How to deliver a project plan
  • How to set up a project
  • How to manage a project
  • Managing people and teams
  • Managing Partners
14.30 Developing a Project Strategy

  • Research
  • SWOT
  • Communication
15.00 BREAK
15.15 Project Management by Design

  • Project Plan design
    • Technical requirements
    • Planning permissions
    • Financial profiling
    • Measurable outcomes from the project
  • Mobilisation/Implementation Plan
  • Risk Management
    • Quality Impact Assessment
15.45 How to Execute and Evaluate Effectiveness

  • Preparation tools
    • Compliance checklist
    • Project Plan
  • Manage project risks and issues
  • How to evaluate the success of a project
16.15 Action planning
16.30 Open discussion – Q & A
16.45 Close
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