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Practical Project Management

Key areas  
Course content
Learning outcomes
Who should attend
Course timings
Course Fees
Upcoming courses

Key Areas 

  • Definition of project management
  • Code of Practice for Project Management
  • Project Manager duties and responsibilities
  • Major elements of a construction project
  • Project procurement contract routes and methods
  • Project Management Agreement
  • Strategies for achieving successful projects

Course Content

This course is designed for those who manage projects in the construction and building services industries. The aim of the course is to introduce the project manager role and review the CIOB/CIBSE/RIBA/RICS/ICE Code of Practice for Project Management, explain the strategies for achieving successful projects and give practical tips and advice on successful project management

This one day training course equips all project managers with the basic knowledge and understanding of the project manager role as well as project organization and execution. It consists of four sessions that cover the following topics:

Session 1

  • Introduction
  • Roles and attributes of Project Manager
  • Tasks and duties
  • Approach
  • Team play
  • Authority
  • Contractual and non-contractual responsibilities

Session 2

  • Code of Practice for Project Management
  • Selection of professional team
  • Feasibility
  • Contract forms
  • Project organisation
  • Budgets
  • Cost plan
  • Variations

Session 3

  • Code of Practice for Project Management
  • Pre-construction
  • Construction
  • Fitting out
  • Commissioning
  • Handover
  • Occupation
  • Project close out

Session 4  

  • Conditions of engagement
  • Strategies for achieving successful projects
  • Project handbook and procedures guide
  • Practical tips
  • Overview

Learning Outcomes  

The delegate will gain a better understanding to the Code of Practice for Project Management

Who Should Attend  

Potential, new and existing project managers from within construction, facilities management and building services industries requiring the practical knowledge of the Code for Project Management.

Course timings  

Registration is open from 09.30 
Start Time: 10:00
Latest finish: 17:00



Members Rate: £336 (£280 ex VAT)

Standard Rate: £372 (£310 ex VAT)


Upcoming courses


In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once is the most cost effective way to develop staff for organisations. All our courses can be delivered at your site (min 6 staff) at discounted rates. These In-House courses are only available in the UK and Europe. For an In-house quote please email; 
Name of course, approximate number of staff and your site address 


To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please

Email: or call: +44 (0)20 8772 3637