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.

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    Fri 29 Jan 09:30 - Fri 29 Jan 17:00
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    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.
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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

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

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 project management is recommended.

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

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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