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The NSBRC Guide to Project Management – Online Training Course

Wednesday 13th, 20th & 27th May 2020 – Each session runs from 11am for 2 hours.

This course is essential for anyone considering their first self build, home improvement, loft conversion or renovation project. Covering everything from budgeting, insurance and site management through to health & safety, snagging and VAT reclaim.

Delivered on Zoom, over three 2 hour modules, this online course is delivered by experienced Project Manager, Charlie Laing. Charlie has presented NSBRC courses for several years and is Director at CLPM Ltd, a specialist project management business.

In addition to the three 2 hour modules, all delegates will receive:

  • Access to an exclusive 1 hour ‘Helpdesk Live’ follow-up session with Charlie to answer any questions you may have following the course.
  • Exclusive access to recordings of all three sessions.
  • The comprehensive course slides & notes as a pdf.

On registration you will be sent your personal invitation and link to the Zoom sessions.  We would recommend creating a (free) account with Zoom in advance, if you do not already have one.

“A really good course, very professionally delivered and brilliantly illustrated with real life anecdotes by a highly credible presenter”
D. Elford

Book through Graven Hill and receive an extra 10% discount when using the code: ‘ExhibitorOffer’


13th May 2020 @ 11:00 am
27th May 2020 @ 1:00 pm
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The National Self Build & Renovation Centre
NSBRC - Online


The National Self Build & Renovation Centre

Charlie LaingCharlie is a building project management expert and heads up our project management team. As a member of the Laing family construction dynasty, you could quite literally say building is in Charlie’s blood.  With over 25 years in the industry, Charlie has project managed everything from major commercial projects overseas to more modest residential new builds and renovations in the UK. 

What will the course cover?

Project Management Basics
  • Sequencing your Build
  • Project Management Options
  • Build Routes
  • Programme Management
Budgeting – Setting and Establishing a Budget
  • Controlling Expenditure
  • Insurances and Warranties
  • VAT Reclaim
Trades and Materials
  • Sourcing and Managing Trades
  • Getting a Price
  • Contract Options
  • Sourcing Materials
  • Quality Control
Site Preparation and Set up
  • Site Management
  • Avoiding the Pitfalls
  • Health and Safety
  • Completion


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