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Managing Successful Projects and Events – 1 Day – Face-to-Face

Standard price
Non-profit price

Dates and timings

8 August 2024
9.00 – 17.00

12 December 2024
9.00 – 17.00


Art’otel London Battersea Power Station
1 Electric Boulevard
SW11 8BJ

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!”

Do you organise projects or events and keep most of the stuff in your head? When the plan goes well great. But how can you learn to take on bigger and more complex projects with confidence? You will need to use tried and tested techniques and follow a written plan.

This course has six modules to give you a solid foundation to develop your skills. We will cover:

Key modules

Project Management

  • 12 Steps for successful projects
  • Contingency planning
  • Gannt Charts
  • Assessing risk
  • Monitoring costs

Creative Problem Solving

  • Identifying the real problem: 5 Whys, Kepner Tregoe Method, Pareto Analysis
  • Generating Solutions
  • Selecting the Best Solution

Managing Brilliant Events

  • Involving your manager
  • Planning before you start
  • Venue considerations
  • Technical essentials
  • Speakers
  • Marketing
  • Saving money

Pivoting to Virtual Events

  • Keeping audiences engaged
  • Developing brilliant content
  • Production essentials
  • Business case for virtual events

Using Microsoft Forms for your projects and events

  • Creating a survey
  • Adding survey questions
  • Enabling file uploads
  • Creating a quiz
  • Controlling quiz appearance
  • Editing questions
  • Changing question order
  • Sharing forms
  • Viewing survey and quiz results
  • Analyzing results in Microsoft Forms

Using Microsoft Planner for your projects and events

  • Creating a plan
  • Adding and assigning tasks
  • Sorting tasks into buckets
  • Attaching files to tasks
  • Flagging tasks with labels
  • Updating a task’s status
  • Viewing progress on a plan
  • Using charts to view progress

Using ChatGPT and Copilot for Your Projects and Events

  • Writing Best Prompts
  • Examples of Practical Applications
  • Integrating AI with Microsoft Office 365

Why choose this course?

  • Over 50 pages of handouts and online resources
  • 2 years of FREE post course support
  • Endorsed by the IAM
  • Certificate of attendance
  • 100s of satisfied clients
  • I have been teaching this course for over 17 years

Your trainer

PAul Pennant

Founder & Owner of Today’s PA

Managing Successful Projects and Events – 1 Day – Face-to-Face
Date: 08-08-2024
Days: Face-to-Face
Location: London
Places: 1
Non-profit price: £499.00
Price: £549.00
Managing Successful Projects and Events – 1 Day – Face-to-Face
Date: 12-12-2024
Days: Face-to-Face
Location: London
Places: 5
Non-profit price: £499.00
Price: £549.00
The course was very informative and has helped me to ensure I run my events more efficiently! Thank you!
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