Project Management - The Fundamentals

Project Management

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Course Overview

The Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) defines project management as ‘the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to a broad range of activities in order to meet the requirements of a particular ‘project’ – that being particular process to achieve a particular aim.

The ability to effectively manage such processes in the firm is a fundamental skill which all practitioners must have, regardless of their area of interest or level of experience, if they are to competently practice within the legal sector.

This introductory course covers the fundamental knowledge, skills, and techniques in the principles of project management to manage various work-flows in a legal context; it will provide you with the tools needed to put these principles in to practice.

This course will explore the following topics:

·         Defining the process in your area of work

·         Setting your project objectives / goals and formulating a plan

·         Developing your Critical Path

·         Specific tools for communication and control

·         Keeping all people updated and gaining ‘buy-in’

·         Managing changes or conflicts during a project (without assigning blame!)

·         Team meetings – how to achieve success

·         How to get the best from a post-implementation review

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 3 hour recorded webinar

Learning Outcomes

  • Improved project management knowledge and skills

What is the target audience?

  • Practitioners with <3 years PQE


About Instructor - Mac Mackay


Mac has a wealth of practical management experience running his own successful consultancy practice, and has been a popular lead speaker on the Datalaw SRA Management Course Stage One and Two.

He is author of Motivation, Ability & Confidence Building in People and Recruiting, Retaining & Releasing People both published by Butterworth Heinemann (2007). Mac is also a Chartered Manager and a qualified sports coach.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4


  • Workbook
    45 Page


  • Price
  • £ 120