Project Management in F1

Learn the role of a Project Manager in F1

Course Description

In this course, you’ll learn what you need to know to land a job as a programme manager in F1.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of project management principles and their application in the unique and fast-paced world of Formula 1.

Explore various aspects of project management, including planning, scheduling, resource allocation, risk management, and stakeholder communication, with a specific focus on how these concepts relate to the dynamic and high-pressure environment of Formula 1.

About this course
  • 28 Lessons
  • Approximate time to complete course: 10 hours

Project Management in Formula 1

Self-Paced Course
  • Lifetime Access to course materials
  • Ask questions and get feedback from the instructor
  • Earn an industry-recognised course certificate
  • Learn at your own pace and watch lessons in any order
  • Quizzes and assignments included

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the unique challenges of project management in Formula 1
  • Apply project management principles, methodologies, and tools to plan, execute, and monitor projects throughout their lifecycle, from conception to completion

  • Develop the skills to optimize project performance and meet deadlines

  • Learn how to implement risk management strategies and contingency plans to mitigate potential challenges and ensure project success

Course Modules

  • The Role of Project Manager in F1
  • Project Lifecycles in F1
  • Planning Essentials
  • Applied Planning
  • Communication and Stakeholder Management
  • Project Execution and Review
  • Case Study
  • Soft Skills

The course also includes quizzes, assignments, and career advice for those who are interested in working in F1 as a programme or project manager!

This course is for you if...

You are a student or professional with an interest in Programme Management

You want to learn about the specific techniques, methods and tasks of an Project Manager in F1

You’re ready to boost your CV and start a career in Programme Management

Meet your course instructor

Tim Lane
Former Programme Planner at Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team
Tim earned a BSc in Sociology and Business from Aston University. He started his professional journey at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), working in the Global Business Expansion department as an Intern. Tim then worked for a Robotic Process Automation start-up as an Associate Consultant before returning to JLR as a Project Planner for a powertrain implementation project.
In 2019, Tim joined Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team as Programme Planner, planning the production of launch cars and subsequent upgrade packages. After over four years with Mercedes, Tim now works as a Senior Vehicle Personalisation Programme Lead at JLR’s Special Operations division.
Tim has worked for:
Mercedes JLR logo

Project Management in Formula 1
Self-Paced Course


Access Duration: Lifetime     ⓘ

Duration for which video lessons, downloadables, quizzes and assignments will be made available from the time of enrolment.

Mode of Delivery: Online     ⓘ

Lessons are managed by experienced course leaders leveraging online means.

E-mail support     ⓘ

We provide support throughout the duration of the course.

Certification     ⓘ

A certificate will be awarded upon course completion so you can share your achievement with your network.

Interact with instructor     ⓘ

Network with motorsport engineering professionals and receive the advice you are looking for.

Assignments and quizzes     ⓘ

Impress your course leaders by excelling at the challenges they present to you.

Watch lessons in any order     ⓘ

Start from the beginning or the end - you choose!

Assignment feedback     ⓘ

Receive feedback from our course leaders so you can understand areas of improvement.

Keep in touch with Motorsport Engineer!

Join our mailing list to get the latest updates


Every course page has a section called “This course is for you if…”, detailing who the course is designed for. If you are unsure about a specific course, please get in touch with us at and we will be happy to provide further guidance.

Required software is included upon course acquisition unless otherwise specified. Where needed, we provide installation instructions.

Every course page has a section describing the syllabus. Furthermore, the detailed curriculum is also publicly available. 

Yes! A personalised certificate with your name and the course you completed will be provided once you successfully finish the course. This certificate is a great way to show what you have learnt from industry experts and allows you to differentiate yourself from other engineers or applicants in the sector.

Our courses can be accessed, depending on the price plan acquired, going from 2 months to lifetime access . This guarantees flexibility to the needs of every student. 

If you are a group of students interested in one or more courses please contact us at

Networking is key for finding your way into any industry, and motorsport is no different. For this reason, we think that having the possibility to interact directly with instructors is vital. We have created a number of tools that will allow you to speak directly with our instructors during the course through our platform.

Keep in mind that asking interesting questions will help you stand out!

Job hunting can be a stressful process filled with uncertainty. To help with this, we offer a CV review package based on our years of experience applying for and working in Formula 1 and motorsport and our experience in recruiting the best talent for some of the top brands in the industry.

If you are interested in this private service offered on a case-by-case basis, please send us an email to mentioning our CV review service and we will get back to you with all the information.

This is one of the most common questions we receive in our inbox.

There is no answer that applies to every single person, but here are some general tips to achieve your goal:

1. Complete the Introductory Course available for free on our platform. It will give you an overview of the motorsport industry.
2. Read our blog article “5 things every aspiring Formula 1 engineer should know“.
3. Browse our Motorsport Academy for any course that catches your attention on the topic that you want to specialise in.
4. Feel free to contact us at should you require further assistance.

Related Courses

You Might Also Be Interested In

Scroll to Top