This workshop is for NHS staff who are responsible for developing and managing a project and are keen to refresh and improve their skills and knowledge on how to develop a successful project plan and execute this. During the workshop, delegates will learn at how to conduct thorough research, plan, develop and write a project plan, including all the elements that should be incorporated. They will learn about how to manage a project and will gain and understanding of operational management approaches and models, including creating plans to deliver objectives and setting KPIs. Understand project planning techniques, including how to manage resources, setting targets, objectives and monitoring performance outcomes.

At the PMA we pride ourselves on the understanding that one size doesn’t fit all and – therefore, we have various formats of our workshops and can adapt any programme / agenda to suit your local needs and necessaries – so, please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

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Who should attend?

Don't miss opportunity to work with leading specialists in a series of full day workshops specifically focused on the ‘business’ aspects of General Practice.

This is ideal for NHS staff who are responsible for project management


Project Management

  • Know how to set up and manage a project using relevant tools and techniques
  • Understand approaches to risk management
  • Know how to motivate and improve performance, supporting people using coaching and mentoring approaches
  • Understand organisational cultures and diversity and their impact on leading and managing change


People Management   

  • Explore how to manage multiple teams, stakeholders and develop high performing teams
  • Understand performance management techniques
  • Understand approaches to supplier negotiation, influencing, and effective networking.
  • Knowledge of collaborative working techniques to enable delivery through others and how to share best practice

Workshop Agenda

Below is an outline of the proposed agenda, if you have any questions please get in touch.

Introduction & Welcome
Introduction to Project Management

  • Different types of project management
    • Understanding the ‘language’ of project management
    • Introduction to the tools and methodologies
  • Recognising when you need to develop a project plan
  • Understand key stages in the lifecycle of the project
    • Stages
    • Documents
    • Evaluation and Outcomes
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Engagement and Collaboration
What makes a successful Project?

  • How to deliver a project plan
  • How to set up a project
  • How to manage a project
  • Managing expectations and deliverables
    • Team members
    • Board members
    • Stakeholders
Developing a Project Strategy

  • Research
  • SWOT
  • Engagement
  • Communication
 Project Management by Design

  • Project Plan design
    • Requirements
    • Budget
    • Measurable outcomes from the project
  • Mobilisation/Implementation Plan
  • Risk Management
How to Evaluate Effectiveness

  • Preparation tools
    • Compliance checklist
    • Project Plan
    • How to measure the success of a project
Action planning
Final summary & Q&A
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If you would like more information about any of our workshops, the timings or adapting our programmes to your local needs / requirements, please call 0330 111 6459 or email

Please note that all workshops are delivered online as web workshop sessions – however, if you require face to face workshops, please get in touch and we will be happy to discuss this.

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