EPAA Training Course – Project Management For Beginners

This one day EPAA training programme has been exclusively designed with those new to this aspect of the role.  Enhance your career prospects as an EA/PA professional by acquiring a highly sought after skill, in great demand by employers across the UK.

EA/PA professionals in today’s business environment, are consistently required to operative effectively at a business management level. The association predicts this will only increase over the coming years, as automation and artificial intelligence take over the more traditional aspects of the roles. One of the key components of operating successfully as a business manager, is the ability to manage projects.

Our highly practical training programme, will allow you to develop core project management skills, in order to add real value to your executives/managers and the operations of your organisation.  Skills which can immediately be used upon return to the office.

We will take a business wide view of the role of the EA as  project manager, whilst understanding our own areas for influence within the project sphere.  You will leave this resource packed training programme with practical tools and knowledge on how to apply key project management techniques effectively and with confidence.

Course Content:

  • Initiating a project – scoping the framework and mission
  • Project planning and goal setting
  • Risk and compliance – what it means and how to apply it in a project sense
  • Managing people – how to get the best from the project team
  • Communication and influencing Skills – defining authority and using appropriately
  • Project review and close

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how to plan a project and the development cycle
  • Define and develop your communication and influencing skills for maximum success
  • Managing key relationships and stakeholders
  • Integrate tools and models to develop yourself as a project manager

Costs include all course materials, books, refreshments and lunch. All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance, as well as 10 CPD credits, for those members who participate in the CPD scheme.

Who is this course for? 

This course is ideal if you are new to the profession and/or new to the project management aspect of the EA/PA role.  No previous experience in project manager is required. 

Costs:

  • EPAA Members – £250.00
  • Non Members – £350.00

Group Bookings:

If you would like to enquire about group bookings, please contact the EPAA Team on – generalenquiries@epaa.org.uk

Pre Course:

A pre-course questionnaire is sent to all delegates prior to the training programme to ensure that we meet the needs of all.

Post Course:

Our support doesn’t stop when you leave the course!

All delegates will be offered a further 30-minute coaching slot, as part of your development with the course tutor. This is optional but we strongly hope delegates take advantage of this, as part of ongoing development and successful learning outcomes. This is suggested to take place within three months of course completion.

Tutor

Your course will led by Victoria Darragh, CEO of EPAA.
Victoria Darragh

2018 Location and Dates

Monday 2nd July 2018 – London

 

Thursday 6th September 2018 – Glasgow

 

Tuesday 30th October 2018 – London

 

Friday 7th December – Birmingham

 

 

EPAA members who attend this course, and are part of our CPD programme will earn 10 credits towards your annual portfolio.

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