This is a Health Education England programme in partnership with the NHS and professional bodies.

The session will cover an introduction to project management, starting with what it is, why it is important and how it will help you. The session will then move onto explaining further important information on projects and their close links to change, benefits and business as usual activities. Finally, exploring different types of project methods that are available to use, and in which situations they may be used.

Further information: Getting Started: Projects and Change

PM Lite is an introductory course to project management and is aimed at individuals who are new to project management or those who are looking to refresh their knowledge.​This training has been designed by experienced experts from across ‘Our Dorset.’

It focuses on providing the relevant tools and knowledge to help those delivering projects or transformation within health and social care across the system.​ The course is open to any ‘Our Dorset’ staff across the system.

PM Lite has been designed around the Project Management competency framework.

This consists of twelve competencies based around outcomes that project professionals within ‘Our Dorset’ should strive to achieve.

Each competency includes a description of behaviours, skills and knowledge expected at different levels of project management within ‘Our Dorset’.

If you are interested and would like to participate in the PM Lite course please complete our registration form here.

Please note only members from organisations across ‘Our Dorset’ are currently able to enrol on this training.

This is a Health Education England programme in partnership with the NHS and professional bodies. This session is designed to support learners to understand what a Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) is, what they are responsible for and who should be an SRO.

The session can be found as part of the NHS Project and Change Academy Programme

QI Lite is an interactive two-hour course, which gives participants a quick and basic understanding of quality improvement (QI). It is aimed at individuals who are new to the subject and want to understand what we mean by QI and how we can use an improvement methodology in our everyday roles. The course introduces QI methodology and some of the commonly used tools to support you in making small improvements in your work area. It is open to both local authority and healthcare staff, whether operational, clinical, non-clinical, or commissioning and is free of charge.

Further information: NHS Quality Improvement

Please note only members from organisations across Our Dorset are currently able to enrol on this training.