ILM Level 5 Managing Projects in the Organisation - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

You are required to attend a full-day workshop followed by a distance learning assessment.

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Be able to manage a project in an organisation
  • Be able to evaluate own ability to manage a project

The ‘Managing Projects in the Organisation’ module will cover the knowledge required to understand the most appropriate approaches, tools and techniques available in managing projects.

Following the full-day workshop, learners will return to the workplace to plan, communicate and implementa project and finally monitor and evaluate the results.

The course will consist of one-full day workshop with the remainder of the course studied through self-directed learning assessments.

Indicative content:

  • Project sponsors, stakeholders and scope
  • Work breakdown and product breakdown structure
  • Gantt and bar charts, critical path analysis
  • Methods of reducing projects times and costs
  • Resource analysis, and re-scheduling
  • Methods to monitor and evaluate project progress and final outcomes, including finance
  • Project communication methods
  • Links to change management
  • Information technology solutions
  • Benefits of project managment
  • Key project management terminology
  • Characteristics of project managers
  • Organisational structures to support managers
  • Types of project; the project life cycle, PRINCE2
  • Feasibility studies; risk management techniques
  • Project team roles; critical relationships
  • Procedures for project closure

About the ESF Hidden Talent Project:

The ILM Level 5 Manging Projects in the Organisation unit is part of ‘Hidden Talent’, a region-wide project supported by the European Social Fund. It is fully-funded subject to meeting the eligibility criteria with the overall aim to provide opportunities for individuals to unlock unrealised potential through improving access to higher education.

Course Summary

Course Title ILM Level 5 Managing Projects in the Organisation
Entry Requirements

To qualify as fully-funded, candidates need to:

  • Aged 19+

  • Live in Somerset

  • Be eligible to work in United Kingdom

  • Be able to present a valid EU passport or birth certificate, or other
    evidence to right to live and work in the UK.

  • Be able to justify the added benefit of undertaking the unit if they
    already hold a degree


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I found the entire experience of studying my Level 2 course really rewarding, that I decided to further my knowledge by completing a Level 3 course. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my professional development in the workplace.

Amanda, ILM Leadership & Management Level 3

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