A two-day course covering the foundations for effective project management.

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Description

Learners are introduced to the building blocks of project management, learning how to define, plan, and manage a project from a theoretical followed by a practical standpoint. There is a strong emphasis of the alignment of the practice of project management with three central aspects of best practice project management and case-study based scenarios.

Prerequisites

There are no specific prerequisites for this course. However experience in project management is recommended.

Who should attend

  • Project managers who have managed small projects featuring standard functional drop-in solutions.
  • Aspiring project managers.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • identify and classify project characteristics of PMI
  • outline the benefits of effective project planning and control
  • prepare and deliver good Project Charters (Project Charter Template)
  • define project objectives and create a project initiation document
  • show how a work breakdown structure as an input to developing a project plan
  • define the principles behind time and cost estimation
  • describe the different components of a project schedule
  • present an effective project management plan (Project Plan Templates) and how it is used to identify risks and issues
  • describe efficient techniques for controlling project performance (Change Control and Reporting Templates)
  • define how projects are closed successfully (Project Closure Template)

Course Outline

Day One

  • Topic 1: - Defining what project management is all about
  • Topic 2: - The role and mindset of the project manager
  • Topic 3: - Identifying and managing stakeholders
  • Topic 4: - Overview and rationale behind Best-Practice Project Management Process
  • Topic 5: - Application of Project Management Structure
    • Topic 5.1: - Project Initiation
      • Project definition and project chartering
      • Definition of project risk

 

Day Two

  • Topic 5.2: - Project Planning
    • Definition of project scope
    • Evaluation of project planning and milestones
    • Developing a project roadmap
    • Topic 5.3: - Project execution & control
      • Managing change
      • Reporting Project Progress
      • Managing Project Engagement
    • Topic 5.4: - Project closing
      • Transition from Project to Business as Usual
  • Topic 6: - Review and closeout

Your benefits at a glance

This course will be of benefit to learners who want to understand how to manage projects and the application of the any project management process. The course introduces learners to important project management techniques, key terminology and current methodology.