Project management helps to effectively deliver quality projects within the cost, time and scope constraints. Organizations are turning to project management to help them plan and control their businesses. As a result, Project Management is recognized as one of the fastest growing professions today.
This course provides the basics for project managers by introducing essential project management concepts and methods. Through discussion, workshops and real world examples, participants learn how to identify project components, organize them effectively and control the project from the earliest steps of developing the project charter through the final steps of a project-documenting lessons learned.
Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. In this project management certification, you will be introduced to the world of project management and the different processes, methodologies, and project management skills that guide the industry.
Project management is being increasingly recognized as a vital skill-set for many management positions, not just those with the title of “project manager”. This course provides in-depth, practical, project management training. You will discuss projects from your own organization, and review tools and templates we use every day to manage real projects.
This course equips the participant with the skills to ensure their projects are completed on time and on budget and according to expectations. The participant will gain a strong working knowledge of project management and be able to immediately use that knowledge to effectively manage projects.
Who Should Attend?
This course is strongly recommended for persons performing project management tasks, those that want to increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Initiate a project.
- Develop project schedules
- Develop cost estimates, and budgets.
- Plan project quality, staffing, and communications.
- Analyze project risks.
- Plan and manage project procurement.
- Monitor and control project work.
- Monitor and control project schedule and costs.
- Monitor and control project quality, staffing, and communications.
- Monitor and control project risks and contracts.
- Close a project successfully.
Fundamentals of project management
- Components of Project Management
- Functions of a Project Manager
- The Art and Science of Project Management
- The Triple Constraints in Project Management
- The project Lifecycle
Project Identification and Design
- Stakeholder Analysis
- Problem Analysis; Problem tree
- Objectives Analysis; Objectives tree
- Strategy Analysis
- Design of Project Intervention Logic using Logical Framework
Project Set Up
- Project Governance Structure
- Project Charter
- Project Launch
- Developing Project Management Plan
- Project Plan vs Project Proposal
- Principles of Project Planning
Project Scope Management
- What is Project Scope?
- Project and Product scope
- Use of Work Breakdown Structure in Scope definition
- Scope Creep
Project Time Management
- Activity Definition and Sequencing
- Activity Duration Estimating
- Activity Resource Estimation
- Schedule Development
- Optimizing schedule
- Schedule Control
Project Resources Management
- Why is managing resources important?
- Managing Project Finances; Budgeting, Cost Estimation, Cost baseline, Monitoring Budgets and Expenditures
- Project Earned Value Analysis
- Managing the Supply Chain
- Human Resources Management
Project Risk Management
- Examine a Risk Management Plan
- Identify Project Risks and Triggers
- Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
- Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
- Develop a Risk Response Plan
Planning Project Procurement
- Plan Project Procurements
- Prepare a Procurement Statement of Work
- Prepare a Procurement Document
- Identifying the Direct and Manage Project Execution Process
- Managing Issues
- Managing project team
- Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
- Managing Internal Controls
Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control
- Monitoring and Evaluation activities in Project Lifecycle
- Project M and E Plan
- Project Evaluation Approaches
- Project Control
- End of Project Evaluation
- Administrative, Financial and Contractual Closure
- End of Project Learning
- Stakeholders closure meeting
Use of Microsoft Project in Project Management
- Basics of MS Project
- Creating tasks
- Allocating durations to tasks
- Advanced task scheduling
- Creating a resource pool and allocating resources to tasks
- Tracking Project Progress
- Customizing views
- Tracking costs
- Reports views
This course will be delivered by our skilled trainers who have vast knowledge and experience as expert professionals in the fields. The course is taught in English and through a mix of theory, practical activities, group discussion and case studies. Course manuals and additional training materials will be provided to the participants upon completion of the training.
The training will be held at our Upskill Training Centre. We also offer training for a group (at a discount of 10% to 50%) at requested location all over the world. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, and buffet lunch.
Visa application, travel expenses, airport transfers, dinners, accommodation, insurance, and other personal expenses are catered by the participant
Participants will be issued with Upskill certificate upon completion of this course.