Running Small Projects Overview

Running Small Projects Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction to Small Projects

Module 2: Benefits of SPM

  • Benefits
    • Opportunity to Learn
    • Small Team
    • Fast Benefits
    • Get to Move on
    • Practice Your Skills
    • Practice Juggling

Module 3: Common Problems of SPM

  • Common Challenges in Managing Small Projects
    • Failure to Scale Down the Project Method
    • Lack of Sponsorship from Senior Management
    • Scope Creep
    • Small Teams can be Vulnerable to Change
    • Difficulties in Accessing Specialised Skills
    • Softer Areas May Be Neglected

Module 4: Roles and Responsibilities

  • Roles and Responsibilities of Project Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Project Team Member
    • Project Sponsor
    • Executive Sponsor
    • Business Analyst

Module 5: Planning Projects

  • Purpose of Project Planning
  • Project Planning Process
  • Monitor Project Quality and Risks

Module 6: Quality Management

  • Quality Management Overview
  • Processes of the Project Quality Management
    • Quality Planning
    • Quality Assurance
    • Quality Control
  • Benefits of Project Quality Management

Module 7:  Budget Management

  • Project Budget
  • Need of Project Budget
  • Steps of Creating a Project Budget

Module 8: Risk Management

  • What is Risk Management on Projects?
  • How to Manage Risk?
  • Risk Management Process
  • Identify the Risk
  • Analyse the Risk
  • Prioritise the Risk
  • Respond to the Risk

Module 9: Incident Management

  • Incident Management Overview
  • Steps of Incident Management

Module 10: Creating Key Performance Measurements

  • Creating Key Performance Measurements
  • How to Develop KPI?

Module 11: Implementing Small Project Management in the Workplace

  • Implementing Small Project Management in Workplace
  • Steps for Implementing a Project

Module 12: Reviewing a Project

  • Steps of Reviewing a Project
  • Scope or Objective of Review
  • Sponsor Interview
  • Project Manager Interview
  • Stakeholder Interviews
  • Analysis
  • Draft Conclusion
  • Publish Final Review

Module 13: Closing a Project

  • Closing a Project
  • Phases of Closing a Project

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Who should attend this Running Small Projects Course?

This Running Small Projects Training Course is designed to provide professionals with useful Project Management skills that they can apply when running smaller projects. This training course is tailored for individuals who are responsible for overseeing and delivering projects with limited scope and resources. This course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Junior Project Managers
  • Project Coordinators
  • Team Leaders
  • Department Managers
  • Cross-Functional Team Members
  • Freelancers and Independent Professionals
  • Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Prerequisites of the Running Small Projects Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Running Small Projects Training Course. However, a basic understanding of Project Management, time management, quality assurance, and their fundamental concepts would be beneficial for the delegates.

Running Small Projects Course Overview

This course equips the delegates with practical skills and strategies for effectively handling smaller-scale projects. Delegates will include core concepts that will help them gain the ability to navigate complexities and drive successful outcomes. Thus, it is a course that project managers must take.

The ability to handle small projects is the deciding ability factor in the present, globally competitive market. IT, marketing, and engineering professionals must be experts who allow systematic implementation of activities from their respective work fields and maximise the available resources. Therefore, the people who take up this course can be good contributors in places where these responsibilities and positions must be met.

This is an intensive one-day training by The Knowledge Academy, during which delegates will obtain broader insight and real-life experiences. Interaction and practical case studies will be instrumental in instilling the details regarding managing small projects effectively in the delegates. Delegates will be able to learn the essentials of the tools and techniques from expert trainers.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the key principles of running small projects
  • To develop effective project plans tailored to the project scale
  • To master resource allocation and budget management techniques
  • To enhance risk management skills for small-scale projects
  • To foster efficient communication and collaboration within project teams
  • To acquire problem-solving strategies for common project challenges
  • To explore tools and software tailored for managing small projects
  • To implement best practices for successful project delivery

After completing this course, delegates emerge with a heightened proficiency in handling small projects. Armed with a robust skill set, they are well-equipped to tackle real-world challenges with confidence and precision.

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What’s included in this Running Small Projects Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Running Small Projects Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack 

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Running Small Projects. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Running Small Projects, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Running Small Projects. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Running Small Projects sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite Running Small Projects at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our Running Small Projects offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Running Small Projects FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites for this course so anybody with an interest in learning the basics of Project Management can attend. ​
Anyone who is interested in gaining a Project Management Certification should attend this course as it will teach delegates the fundamentals of Project Management but on a microscopic level.
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The training fees for Running Small Projects certification in Belgium starts from €1195
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Running Small Projects.
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You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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