Author Archives: Ruth Walker-Cotton

Closing the gap between strategy and projects

This half day session will help you look at the choices you are making and understand how to use projects to turn your organisational aims and objectives into successful outcomes. You will leave the session with practical information and techniques … Continue reading

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Plans for 2022

As we are settling into a new reality, three main risks are emerging from our different ways of working that can impact on how your team and organisation is operating: An impact on organisational culture, in particular with people’s well … Continue reading

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Engaging and motivating your remote project team

Many conversations with clients and when delivering training have shown that people are finding it difficult to run projects remotely in terms of missing those informal or spontaneous opportunities to communicate – ask questions, get advice, work together on a … Continue reading

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Plan, Prioritise, Adapt – how to bring focus to your workload

We are all working in new ways and dealing with unpredictable situations, which makes managing our everyday work even more challenging. This half day virtual interactive session gives you space to explore where things are going wrong, gives practical information … Continue reading

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Project Management Training 2021

It has been quite a year for Causeway – from having to cancel all face to face training bookings from March, to adapting every course for online and writing new courses to fit the new ways we need to work. … Continue reading

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Where Strategy Meets Projects – how to close the gap

Extensive training of project managers has shown me that, however skilled an individual project manager is, there are often systemic reasons why projects fail. This new course is for organisational leaders – those who might sit on a project board … Continue reading

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Project Management Essentials – how to prioritise, plan and adapt in uncertain times

We are all working in uncertain times and unusual situations. As soon as we’ve got a plan, things change.  It becomes out of date and we need to rethink our approach. This leaves people feeling frustrated, often resulting in extra … Continue reading

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People skills for project managers – engage and motivate for a better result

People are vital to the success of every project. Without their engagement and buy-in, even the best planned and managed project may not succeed. But the essential skills needed to inspire, motivate and manage the individuals involved are too often … Continue reading

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Project Management – Birmingham and Manchester

My project management bootcamp is sold out in London. There is still time (if you’re quick!) to book a place on the course in Manchester (16 May) or Birmingham (22 May). Come for an overview of project management, leave with … Continue reading

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Project Management Bootcamps – new Autumn courses added

I’ve really enjoyed running the Project Management Bootcamp for HQN. It is a one day course summarising the essentials of project management.  I love training people on this because it is relevant to all those ongoing projects that may be … Continue reading

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