Project Management Essentials


Many accountants are thrust into a Project Management role or are doing their current job but also completing the PM function for their business. Others may find themselves unable to control, influence or interface with their teams and projects due to a lack of basic PM knowledge. This course will provide the learner with an understanding of Project Management and supply tools and techniques to plan the scope and timeline required for their projects.

Venue details:  
Chartered Accountants House, , Dublin
Start date & time:  
18 October 2019 09:30
End date & time:  
18 October 2019 17:00
Price: €468.75  (€375.00 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Damien O'Neill


Product type:  
CPD course
Leadership, management and personal impact

Who should attend

This course is appropriate for accountants and non-accountants in many roles but participants are likely to be engaged in Project Managemet roles or about to begin one.

Course overview

  • The project life cycle
  • Key stakeholders
  • Project management process groups & knowledge areas
  • Project charters and scope statements
  • Scope planning
  • Work breakdown structure - WBS
  • Estimation
  • Schedule Planning
  • Network Diagrams - Critical Path Method
  • Fast Tracking & Crashing

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and define the key project phases and stakeholders
  • Understand all phases of a project
  • Master fundamental project management skills, concepts, tools and techniques
  • Be capable of using the essential tools and techniques to plan a project
  • Estimate project resources and schedules
  • Be able to schedule project tasks and work packages effectively
  • Be capable of producing and implementing a PM growth plan encouraging continuing further learning
  • Appreciate what project management can do for the business

Speaker Bio

Professional Training is a group of experienced specialists providing focused training in IT and Management skills. Our trainers use a combination of tailored, flexible approaches and real-life business knowledge to develop and provide techniques and solutions for immediate implementation by our course participants. We have delivered a range of CPD programmes with Chartered Accountants Ireland since 1997. Website: