Project Management for Professionals

Better project management directly impacts the bottom-line. It also has the potential to improve client satisfaction.

Clients say that project management is one of the most important aspects of good relationships and a key factor in the allocation of work. If the scope of a project is clear at the outset, success is largely driven by effective project management. This is a matter of adopting effective processes to deliver the engagement smoothly, whilst at the same time enhancing client service. This virtuous cycle increases the profitability of each project.

Content and learning outcomes

  • Core principles of project management within a professional services context
  • Best practice approaches
  • Common scenarios
  • Pricing projects
  • Scoping projects
  • Developing an action plan
  • Delegation

With this workshop, we recommend allowing participants a couple of weeks in which to begin to apply the lessons they have learned, prior to attending a follow-up workshop focussing on:

  • assessing progress to date with personal and team plans
  • sharing experiences
  • peer-reviewing use of the new techniques
  • updating action plans

Participants will be expected to do c. 45 minutes of pre-reading including:

  • A case study – developed by your firm, based on a Meridian West template
  • Meridian West research / your firm’s own client feedback


  • The workshop is for groups of 8 – 15 people
  • Participants can be
    • From the same client team / practice group or across the firm
    • Of a similar level of seniority or with different levels of experience
  • Fee includes access to Meridian West research

Workshop Leader

About Meridian West workshops

Our workshops are based on practical experience and our research with over 1000 buyers of professional services each year (meaning that we know exactly what delights – and irritates – clients like yours). The content is practical, proven in the real world and action-oriented.  Delivery is interactive.

Find out more

To enquire about this workshop or to discuss your specific skills development requirements:

Contact: Ben Kent 

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +44 (0)20 7261 4701