Advanced Project Management Training Course

Who should attend?

  • Project managers and Project Directors
  • Project team members wishing to move into project management roles
  • Senior line managers of project staff
  • Technical and engineering staff wishing to develop skills in managing projects
  • Procurement and contract management personnel

Learning Objectives

  • To set up and manage projects effectively
  • To scope out the objectives and deliverables for a project
  • To create a Project Plan
  • To calculate the resources required for a project
  • To manage project teams effectively
  • To establish systems for monitoring and evaluating projects
  • To assess risk factors and develop contingency plans
  • Developing a more effective approach to interacting with project stakeholders

Course Content

Overview of Project Management

  • Definition of a project
  • Defining the five key stages of any project
  • The key characteristics of all projects
  • Understanding the key terms and stages
  • Defining key project stakeholders

 Management of the Project

  • How the project manager is selected
  • The key attributes of a project manager
  • The responsibilities of the project manager
  • The dedicated project team
  • Identification and analysis of key stakeholders

The Project Lifecycle, Planning and Control

  • The importance of project planning and communication
  • Understand the elements of a project scope
  • Developing a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Establishing the project schedule and baseline
  • The typical constraint that affects projects

Project Execution and Managing the Schedule

  • Introduction to GANTT charts and building a viable schedule
  • Effective techniques of estimating work
  • Understand the Critical Path Methods and applying PERT
  • Methods and techniques to avoid project scope creep
  • Tracking progress and dealing with schedule variances

Dealing with Changes, Risk and Project Handover

  • Understand the importance of change management in projects
  • Developing a project risk matrix
  • The importance of effective project reporting
  • How a project ends
  • Project handover and close down of the project

Staying focused and leading the project team with conviction

  • Adapting your personal style of leadership
  • Developing a vision and motivating your team
  • Implementing a robust and viable communications plan
  • Setting direction and agreeing Critical Performance Indicators
  • Deal with contradicting needs between the customer, project manager and project team

Measuring Schedule, Costs and Earned Value Management

  • Scheduling tools and techniques
  • Validating the schedule
  • Managing change within the project
  • The importance of a good cost/schedule baseline to measure performance against
  • The tools and techniques for using Earned Value Management

The importance of Stakeholder Management

  • Stakeholder definition and analysis
  • Determination of relevance of stakeholders
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Stakeholder influence
  • The keys to effective influence and persuasion

Managing Risks and Quality

  • Risk management planning
  • Identifying project risks
  • Performing risk analysis
  • Risk response monitor and control
  • Controlling project quality

EMAIL info@sitinstitute.org for Registration.

Filed Under: Training, Special Event

DATE

July 24, 2017 - July 28, 2017
8:30 am - 4:30 am EST

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

July 21, 2017

Format

Training

Event Host

Samrah International Corporate Training Institute

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