Project Management for an Executive Assistant – the second day



The second day of the two-day version of the Project Management for an Executive Assistant Course provides a day of practical training. The second day is a practical day that includes several Project related exercises. This course is ideal for more advanced Executive Assistants looking to start working in Project Management.

Project Management for an Executive Assistant – Second Day

This is the second day of the Virtual Classroom training programme taught by an experienced Project Management trainer. The course has many interactive and practical exercises that will instil confidence in working on projects or applying for future jobs.

Course Content

Day Two

  • Feasibility studies
  • Building a Business Case for a Project
  • Case Studies and Practical Exercises
  • Creating a Project Initiation Document
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management Strategies
  • Planning a project and associated models
  • Coordination of a Project
  • The Project Team
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management
  • Managing time and resource constraints
  • Critical Path Analysis with Practical Exercises
  • Management Information for the Project team and Key Stakeholders
  • Gantt Charts and other analysis tools
  • Time Management using Critical Path Analysis
  • An Overview of PRINCE2
  • Case studies of real-life project situations and resolutions
  • Finalization and post-completion audit

Dates and Duration

The course will be held in a virtual classroom from 10:30 to 16:30.

Who is it for?

You must have taken the one-day course already to book this course. If you have not done so please book the two-day Project Management for an Executive Assistant course here, so that you can take the two days in the correct sequence.


Delegates will clearly understand how to best leverage the numerous transferable skills acquired during their careers as Executive Assistants. This will build the participants’ confidence, enabling them to work effectively and efficiently on projects.

Delegates gain the confidence to work effectively in a project environment, using soft skills and technical project abilities. The course is convenient, focusing on how to perform in a real-world situation, in sharp contrast to other project courses primarily focused on terminology and models.

Course Outcomes

  • A clear understanding of the key transferrable skills of an Executive Assistant
  • Understanding of the key skills (technical and soft skills) required for advancement into Projects
  • Understand the meaning of project terminologies
  • Understand the various project stages, including planning and initiation.
  • Awareness of core Project Management Models (including the Project Lifecycle, PRINCE 2, 7S Model, 6C Model and more)
  • Good understanding of the significance of the constraints that impact Project Management
  • Professional qualification to build your CV
  • Expertise in practical exercises on planning and feasibility analyses
  • Greater awareness of important issues in Project Management, such as Risk, Business Cases, Business Planning and Feasibility studies.


Additional information


26th April 2024, 13th June 2024