Project Management in F1

Learn the role of a Project Manager in F1

Self-Paced Course

Approximately 10 Hours

28 Lessons

For all learners

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.

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

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  • 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

Course Reviews

See what students have to say about this course​
Solid PM Foundations Course for F1
Marc Seitz
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Tim does an excellent job breaking down complex topics and translating them into specific applications for F1! I learned a number of new techniques for my larger professional career and pursuit of an F1 career.

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:
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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.

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