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Organisations and businesses everywhere rely on effective Project Management to deliver quality products and services. The temporary practice concerned with creating a unique product, service or result is called a project. To ensure projects come to fruition under time and financial constraints, effective Project Management must be employed. Project Management is no easy task, due to the need to meet strict deadlines and budgets, so the science of its execution is a valuable skill. The contextual dynamics affecting project management can be grouped into five phases: initiation: planning; execution; monitoring; and controlling and closing.
This workshop series will equip students with strong working knowledge of the fundamentals of Project Management. The workshops are skills-based, which means students will gain real-world skills to manage any project, whether academic, personal or professional. Through immaculately designed practical projects, students will learn how to incorporate the five phases of project management to ultimately deliver a product or service. In doing so, they will consider project scope, stakeholder management, cost, time, quality, human resources and risk management, among other key factors of Project Management.
By the end of the course, you will be proficient in developing a project work plan, creating a project budget, managing project risks and facilitating project development. You will also have gained vital teamwork skills from collaborating with your peers on your project. The workshops will finish with a presentation of your project, in which you will have the chance to highlight the five phases of project management.
This subject is part of the Broadening Horizons course at Oxford Royale Summer Schools’s Oxford summer school.
The Broadening Horizons course, for students aged 16 to 18, is suitable both for those who are trying to decide what to pursue in further education, and for those who simply want to learn about a variety of interesting subjects - 30+ study options are available!
Students choose two morning classes and one afternoon workshop to provide a diverse and stimulating curriculum that is tailored to their needs, allowing them to pursue areas of interest or try out something new. Students studying Broadening Horizons in Oxford get the chance to live and learn in a college of the University of Oxford or in our 17th-century manor house, Yarnton Manor.
No specific experience or skills are expected of students wishing to participate in this course, although a strong command of the English language is vital. We ask students to bring a laptop with them. If any additional course-specific equipment or software is needed, you will be notified in advance.
The Broadening Horizons programme - our flagship Oxford summer course - allows you to combine different subject options to enable a flexible, tailored programme that best suits your academic needs
To view other options, select your choice of options and apply, please visit the main Broadening Horizons Programme page
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Oxford Royale Academy is a part of Oxford Programs Limited, a company registered in England as company number 6045196. Registered office: 14 King Street, Bristol, BS1 4EF. The company contracts with institutions including Oxford University for the use of their facilities and also contracts with tutors from those institutions but does not operate under the aegis of Oxford University.