Project Management Specialist

Introduction

This intensive project management training course offers complete guidance for managing any or all types of projects and will provide you with a solid foundation for best practice project management. The course explores how to ensure projects deliver outcomes which are both client-focused and organizationally relevant.

This course covers key aspects of project definition, planning and control to ensure relevant quality within time, budget and resource constraints. It also tackles team leadership, stakeholder management, project communications and handover to operational use. As Project Management is considered a vital organizational competency – it will also examine the role of the Project Manager and/or the Project Team, who are charged with increasing the organization’s overall project management capability.

 

This course will feature:

  • An introduction to the world of project management
  • Project planning, scheduling and budgeting
  • Project resourcing, monitoring and control
  • The Project Manager’s roles and responsibilities
  • Project evaluation, reporting, closure and hand-over

 

Objectives

  • Integrate projects within the context of the organization.
  • Develop quality-focused project plans.
  • Monitor and control the delivery of projects.
  • Lead and develop effective project teams.
  • Maintain communication with project stakeholders.

 

Content

Day One: The World of Project Management

  • What is a project?
  • Mature project management.
  • Selecting projects to meet organizational goals.
  • Managing programs and portfolios.
  • Uncertainty in project selection decisions.
  • Project data, information and knowledge management.

 

Day Two: Project Planning, Scheduling and Budgeting

  • Strategic, tactical and operational planning.
  • The contents of a project plan.
  • Level of detail in scheduling.
  • Network logic and dependency analysis.
  • Project uncertainty and risk management.
  • Fundamentals of budgeting and cost control.

 

Day Three: Project Resourcing, Monitoring and Control

  • Resource allocation.
  • Expediting a project.
  • The Critical Chain approach.
  • Designing the monitoring cycle.
  • Performance indicators and control mechanisms.
  • Designing the change control system.

 

Day Four: The Project Manager’s Roles and Responsibilities

  • Selection of the Project Manager.
  • Project Team-building and empowerment.
  • Delegating with confidence.
  • Communication within the project team.
  • Project team leadership.
  • Conflict handling.

 

Day Five: Project Evaluation, Reporting, Closure and Hand-over

  • Evaluation criteria and project auditing.
  • Analyzing project performance.
  • Progress reports and records.
  • Determinants of project success.
  • Successful project hand-over.
  • Lessons learned and creating learning culture.
Event Details
  • Start Date
    26 November 2022 9:00 am
  • End Date
    30 November 2022 1:00 pm
  • Fees

    1950$

  • Course ID

    PRM051

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