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July 2018 Apprenticeship Issue Business SCAN

Strong project management skills are critical to delivering against goals. Exploring this core unit on project development and control will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to effectively develop and manage the elements of a project for your organisation and demonstrate your understanding of effective project management and application.

Project Development and Control

Key techniques: Developing your skills and behaviours

Successful Project Management
Learn about the elements and the most effective ways of managing projects.
Project management is the planning, monitoring and control of all aspects of a project and the motivation of all those involved in it to achieve the project objectives on time and to the specified cost, quality and performance.

Group Dynamics
Understand the behavioural and psychological processes that occur within a social group or between groups.
Group dynamics can be used as a means for problem-solving, team work, and to become more innovative and productive as an organisation as whole. The concept will provide you with the strengths, success factors and measures of group dynamics, along with other professional tools.

Managing Global Virtual Teams
Improve productivity, save on property costs and lead on staff retention by managing virtual teams well.
Managing global virtual teams involves organising and coordinating work, resources and communications for team members that are internationally dispersed and culturally diverse.

SWOT Analysis
Scan the internal and external environment as part of your strategic planning process.
SWOT is a technique for analysing the internal and external environments of an organisation through the identification and assessment of its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT).

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