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Essential Skills for Digital Project/Account Managers

Course start date: 27th June, 2022

Are you an organised person with good attention to detail who likes to drive a project forwards? Can you keep communication flowing? Take this opportunity to upskill or reskill as a digital account/project manager.

People often think the only way to get ahead in tech is to be a coder, designer or developer. This is not true. There is a huge demand for people, like you, with transferable skills to make sure that digital projects stay on track and on time.  You’ll lead on communications to keep teams, clients and stakeholders happy.


100% Government Funded Places Available in:

Greater Manchester

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If you are currently employed and live or work in the Greater Manchester area it is very likely that you will be eligible for 100% funding.


What does it take to be a good Digital Project/Account Manager?

Our Get Ahead courses are developed with employability and career progression in mind. In this course you will get the core skills needed to take your first steps into the tech industry. You'll learn about Agile project management, Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) and the project lifecycle. As well as brushing up on your communication and presentation skills to leave you super confident in becoming a digital project/account manager.

Whatever your background you will be very welcome on this course - you’ll learn crucial skills from the best in the business - all whilst making connections and broadening your network, powering up your career from this point forwards.

Course Outline

The course contents are THE key skills needed and valued by businesses. These are derived from a consensus from team leaders and employers from a wide variety of teams and companies. All sessions are devised, reviewed and delivered by professionals from the tech industry and are under constant review and improvement to ensure they are as relevant and current as possible.

You’ll get to:

  • Discover the non tech roles available in tech firms
  • Gain an understanding of the skills needed in the modern tech workplace
  • Plan and manage some simple digital projects
  • Communicate with team members on projects
  • Gain crucial employability skills to showcase your transferable and new found skills

Pre Requisites

There are no prerequisites for this course other than a suitable level of digital literacy - e.g. use of email, word processing and spreadsheets.

You do not need any formal qualifications. We are looking for aptitude and enthusiasm. If you are an organised person with good attention to detail who likes to drive a project forwards, that will be enough for us.

Please make sure you fill out the application form outlining your understanding so far and ambitions for the future.

Delivery

This course generally runs over 8-16 weeks in half day sessions. These are delivered remotely and there are options to attend outside of working hours so it is easy to fit around your existing commitments.

These sessions are supplemented with additional guided but self led learning, shorter ‘lunch-and-learn’ sessions on key skills and knowledge as well as ad hoc 1-1 support and coaching.

In this career we never stop learning - an appetite for learning and self teaching and a clear interest in the job are the most important things we can show. This course is designed to help you showcase these traits with real world examples and an understanding of the tools of the trade and working best practice.


100% Government Funded Places Available in:

Greater Manchester

Apply Now

If you are currently employed and live or work in the Greater Manchester area it is very likely that you will be eligible for 100% funding.


100% Funded Courses Available

*Whilst it is very likely you will be eligible for funding it is not a guarantee

Learn from the best

Our trainers and coaches are industry-leading digital experts, providing you with top-notch skills and knowledge to help you excel.

Boost your confidence

Our courses are designed to teach you in-demand tech and digital skills.

Upskill

Develop new tech skills or brush-up on existing skills to increase your productivity. You and your teams will feel empowered, engaged and educated.

What's the next Step?

Book a call with us today and speak to a member of our team about how you can progress your tech career.

100% Funded Courses Available!*

Whilst it is very likely you will be eligible for funding, it is not a guarantee.

Get in touch to find out more!

100% funding is often available for our courses

Business and Employers

We offer full team training! Reach out to us now if you wish to bolster the skillset of your entire team, and increase overall output in the office.