There is a strong emphasis on this Project Management Fundamentals course on the alignment of the practice of project management with three central aspects of best practice, project management and case-study based project scenarios.

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    There is a strong emphasis on this Project Management Fundamentals course on the alignment of the practice of project management with three central aspects of best practice, project management and case-study based project scenarios.
Description

This course will only be run as a face to face in-class event when it is confirmed safe to do so.

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.

Course Objectives

On 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

Module 1: - Project Best Practice and Structure 

  • Topic 1: - Project Stakeholders
  • Topic 2: - Evaluation of Scope
  • Topic 3:- Preparing Project Plans and Work Breakdown Structures

Module 2: - Project Scoping with Stakeholders

 

  • Topic 1: - Project Stakeholders
  • Topic 2: - Evaluation of Scope
  • Topic 3: - Preparing Project Plans and Work Breakdown Structures 

Day Two

Module 3: - Project Scheduling & Estimation

  • Topic 1: - Concepts behind Scheduling
  • Topic 2: - Developing a Realistic Schedule
  • Topic 3: - Defining Critical Activities and Issues
  • Topic 4: - Estimation Methods

Module 4: - Monitoring and Controlling the Project

  • Topic 1: - Reporting and Managing Project Progress
  • Topic 2: - Project RAID
  • Topic 3: - Project Dash-Boarding
  • Topic 4: - Project Change Control

Module 5: - Project Risk Management

  • Topic 1: - The Risk Management Process
  • Topic 2: - Risk Analysis Tools and Techniques

Module 6: - Project Closure

  • Topic 1: - Keeping Track on Closure Success
  • Topic 2: - Transitioning Projects
Prerequisites

There are no specific prerequisites for this course. However, experience in or exposure to a project management  environment is recommended.

Related Certifications
  • ICAgile Certified Agile Fundamentals
  • Psychology of Communication Intelligence
  • Change Management Fundamentals
Who should attend?
  • Project Managers who have managed small projects featuring standard functional drop-in solutions
  • Aspiring project managers

What do our clients say?

Delivery of course: Liam's delivery of course was very engaging so kept everyone focused on course & subject.

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