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In today’s world where projects are growing in size and complexity at an exponential rate, the importance of mastering project management is now more crucial than ever before. As organisations of all types experience unprecedented change, project management skills become ever more important for success. Staff at all levels are expected to take on project management roles and be able to contribute effectively to delivering project assignments on time and to budget.
This course gives intensive instruction in project management fundamentals across the entire project lifecycle. It provides proven strategies and practical tools for planning, executing, and controlling a variety of projects. It also offers detailed and sophisticated instruction in the critical areas of scheduling key events, controlling costs, and managing risks.
What Do Participants Learn?
By the end of the course, you'll be able to
Understand various project delivery systems
Increase understanding of commercial liabilities resulting from schedule changes and variations
Ability to conduct a cash flow analysis
Ability to apply Advanced Scheduling techniques
Methods to develop a Project Control System
Skills at handling both reactive and proactive project management techniques
Ability to analyse, negotiate and implement the most appropriate method of resolving disputes preventing escalation by early identification
Describe project risk identification, risk assessment, and risk mitigation strategies
Control the project by managing against the baseline
Close out a project effectively
Who Should Attend?
Managers from all departments who manage and deal with various projects
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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Section One: Introduction
Why do we do projects?
What is a Project?
What is Project Management?
Project Delivery Systems / Life-cycle Models
Selecting the Right Project Manager
Identification of Stakeholders
Management of Stakeholders
Section Two: Project Planning & Cost Control
Estimating Duration Assessment
Planning and Scheduling Methods
Critical Path Scheduling
Resource Allocation Methods
Lag and Lead
Ways to Speed Up Schedules
Baseline Costs Plus Reserve
Resource Planning and Tools
Communication Planning and other Essential Planning Processes
Elements of a Project Management Plane-Cost Trade-off
Lead / Lag
Critical Chain Scheduling
Section Three: Proactive Project Risk Management
Risk Management: Elements and Characteristics
Risk Management—A Full Project Life-Cycle Responsibility
ESI’s Risk Management Model
Risk Management Planning
Risk Response Planning
Managing Project Risks: Quantitative Risk Management Methods and Techniques
The Importance of On-going Planning: Maintaining and Updating Plans and Risk Registers