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Project Management for Managers

Project Management for Managers

MANAGEMENT, SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP


Project Management for Managers

Outline:

This course takes the mystery out of how to organise and plan projects, meet deadlines, and keep the budget under control. Delegates will benefit by saving time and money through improved plans, schedules, and communications. This fast-paced, hands-on course is specially designed to meet the "instant" project manager's needs. It provides basic project management (PM) principles and terms, reinforced with a self- check quiz and an easy-to-use set of tools to help new managers plan and implement their projects. This course provides the opportunity for delegates to create tangible PM work products which are immediately usable to support their projects.

Objectives:

By the end of the training program, participants will be able to:

  • Define basic project management terms.
  • Distinguish projects from ongoing operations and programs.
  • Explain the benefits of organising project activities into phases.
  • Describe the Generic Project Life Cycle.
  • Develop, plan, schedule, and chart project information.
  • Work with calendars and implement scheduling methods such as the Critical Path Method to keep projects on track.
  • Create task dependencies and work with flexible and inflexible task constraints.
  • Work with multiple, consolidated projects and multiple critical paths.
  • Use Gantt charts to visualize project progress.
  • Create PEST charts to understand the relationships between tasks.
  • Compare actual progress against planned baseline projections.
  • Estimate durations for activities and resources required.
  • Estimate durations for activities and resources required.
  • Develop a project schedule.
  • Estimate costs.
  • Build a budget and spending plan.
  • Describe elements of a good project communications plan.
  • Organise to acquire staff.
  • Identify risks and plan to respond.

Contents:

Module 1 - Introduction to Project Management

  • What are "projects"?
  • Why project management?
  • The project life cycle
  • Influences on a project
  • Key stakeholders
  • Project management process groups
  • Project manager responsibilities

Module 2 - Project Initiation

  • Understanding the role of senior management
  • Needs Assessment
  • Project selection - benefit/cost ratio
  • Present value and net present value
  • Building SMART objectives

Module 3 - Project Planning

  • Scope planning
  • The work breakdown structure
  • Estimating
  • Schedule Planning
  • Network Diagrams - CPM
  • Speeding up the Schedule
  • Project Management Planning Software
  • Cost Planning
  • Responsibility Matrix
  • Resource Loading and Levelling
  • Risk Planning
  • Procurement Planning
  • Communication and quality planning

Module 4 - Project Implementation

  • Baselines
  • Developing the project team
  • Organisations and team structures
  • Managing change
  • Managing Risk
  • Performance reporting
  • Reserves
  • Assessing and monitoring project performance
  • Earned value
  • Sunk costs

Module 5 - Project Closeout

  • Scope verification and customer acceptance
  • Administrative and contractual closure
  • Transferring lessons learned to future project

Who should attend?

Business owners, managers, supervisors, project managers (or leaders) who want to improve their project management skills.

 

Kuala Lumpur

# Price ($) From
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1 2,750 15-01-2018 19-01-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3795
2 2,750 19-03-2018 23-03-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3796
3 2,750 21-05-2018 25-05-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3797
4 2,750 16-07-2018 20-07-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3798
5 2,750 17-09-2018 21-09-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3799
6 2,750 19-11-2018 23-11-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3800

Istanbul

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1 3,250 11-02-2018 15-02-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3957
2 3,250 08-04-2018 12-04-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3958
3 3,250 10-06-2018 14-06-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3959
4 3,250 12-08-2018 16-08-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3960
5 3,250 07-10-2018 11-10-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3961
6 3,250 09-12-2018 13-12-2018 Enquire
Course Code:3962

London

# Price ($) From
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1 4,250 12-02-2018 16-02-2018 Enquire
Course Code:5002
2 4,250 09-04-2018 13-04-2018 Enquire
Course Code:5003
3 4,250 11-06-2018 15-06-2018 Enquire
Course Code:5004
4 4,250 13-08-2018 17-08-2018 Enquire
Course Code:5005
5 4,250 08-10-2018 12-10-2018 Enquire
Course Code:5006
6 4,250 10-12-2018 14-12-2018 Enquire
Course Code:5007