Effective Project Co-ordination

(KLC Business Skills 3).

Course Description

Provide excellent professional services and protect your business interests by understanding best practice: this course is the handbook you would want by your side while working intensively on an interior design project. 

This course covers the paperwork, activities, and legislation you are likely to encounter when turning your designs into reality. 

This practical one-day course – the third in a series of three - is led by an experienced practising interior designer.

Topics covered:

  • Project planning
  • Project documentation
  • Contracts
  • Project personnel
  • Finding contractors
  • CDM legislation
  • Staying on Track - Specifications
  • Schedule of Works
  • FF&E
  • Placing orders
  • Payment schedules
  • Co-ordinating a project
  • Building control
  • Planning permission
  • Party wall legislation
  • Timescales and using Gantt chart
  • Overseeing works
  • Troubleshooting
  • Variations
  • Sign Off and project completion
  • Case Study

This one-day course is the third in a series of three which can be taken separately but are designed to complement each other. 

The other courses in this series are:

Setting up a Design Practice: (KLC Business Skills 1) is an introductory course covering the fundamental preparation required to support the physical, digital, administrative, regulatory, and promotional activities of a new design business.  
Running a Profitable Design Business: (KLC Business Skills 2) takes a closer look at the relationship between your business and your clients, and considers how to grow your business and increase revenues and profits.  

NOTE: The first course in this series is suited to both garden and interior designers, and may be led by a specialist from either discipline.  Days 2 and 3 are more specific to interior design practice.


All materials for this course are included in the course fee.

Details for Booking

DateDay of weekTimeDurationCostLocationAction
Thursday 10.00 - 16.00 1 day £190 Chelsea Harbour