Fundamentals of Project Management

Course Code: PROJECT

Duration: 1 Day

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Course Aims:

This one day programme gives detailed guidance and practical experience in planning, organising and controlling projects effectively, with particular emphasis on delivery of results within time, budget and quality constraints.

Course Pre-requisites:

Attendees should already have a basic understanding of the project context, as per our Introduction to Project Management course. The course includes full participation, utilising structured exercises, role-plays, discussions and workshops.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:
▪ Use tried and tested methods to manage resources, time and costs
▪ Learn how to create, mobilise and organise an effective project team
▪ Scope, initiate and manage a project to a successful conclusion
▪ Develop essential planning techniques that focus on results
▪ Make full use of analytical control and reporting techniques

Course Content:

Introduction and Objectives

Review of Project management concepts
▪ Key elements of project management
▪ The project lifecycle
Project teams
▪ Aspects of project organisation
▪ Leading and developing the project team

Project definition
▪ Review Of process
▪ Managing Stakeholders
▪ Effective communication
▪ Practical exercise and review

Project planning
▪ Review of process, tools and techniques
▪ Practical exercise and review

Project Execution
▪ Preparing the project for execution
▪ Review of project monitoring and control processes
▪ Earned Value Management
▪ Project reporting
▪ Practical exercise and review

Action planning

Review of Programme