Project Management – Level 1

2021 Course Information:

Venue:Duration:Date:Price:
Online 12 hours Flexi-date£1,750.00
In-House Agreed with client FlexiblePOA
London 5 days 26-Jul£3,050.00
London 5 days 22-Nov£3,050.00
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    Who should attend?

    • Project team members wishing to move into project management roles
    • Other operational staff wishing to learn project management tools and techniques
    • Project planners
    • Technical and engineering staff wishing to develop skills in managing projects
    • Procurement and contract management personnel
    • Operational staff who need to understand the basics of project management

    Accreditations

    Outcomes

    • Apply basic project management terminology, methodology and the project lifecycle
    • Describe the role of the project manager and the project team
    • Apply principles of Scope Management
    • Produce a Work Breakdown Structure
    • Produce project schedules and cost estimates
    • Build Gantt charts and conduct a Critical Path Analysis
    • Identify reasons why fail and how failure can be avoided
    • Utilise basic tools and techniques of project stakeholder, risk, and change management

    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