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Advanced Project Management

Course Information:

Venue:Duration:Date:Price:
Online 20 hours Flexi-date£2,500.00
In-House Agreed with client FlexiblePOA
London 10 days 21-Mar£5,900.00
London 10 days 25-Jul£5,900.00
London 10 days 21-Nov£5,900.00

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    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

    Accreditations

    Outcomes

    • Set up and manage projects effectively
    • Scope out the objectives and deliverables for a project
    • Create a Project Plan
    • Calculate the resources required for a project
    • Manage project teams effectively
    • Establish systems for monitoring and evaluating projects
    • Assess risk factors and develop contingency plans
    • Interact more effectively with project stakeholders

    COURSE TOPICS:

    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

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