As well as providing attendees with a thorough understanding of project characteristics, principles and key processes (by phase), this course also examines the barriers to great project planning and execution, and equips the participants with a simple methodology – to set clear objectives, to identify tasks, to allocate responsibility and resources and to set up appropriate project performance measurements and communications plans.
Price: €800 per person
- Dates available on request, please call for details – 1 Day
All Project Team Members who will benefit from having a clear understanding of how projects are planned, executed, monitored and controlled.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
To gain an understanding of the project management methodology and their role in each of the phases of the project lifecycle.
The Execution Gap
What does good execution look like?
What are the barriers?
How can project management approaches help?
Project Management Introduction
Project Management Principles
Project Life Cycle & Project Phases
Project Management Process Groups
PMBOK Methodology Overview
Project Processes and Key Project Documents
Triple Constraints & Critical Success Factors
Project Management Planning (PMP)
What should a PMP contain?
Work Breakdown Structures
Characteristics of Good Project Management
Time Management & Schedule Development
Brown Paper Gantt exercise
Activity Dependencies (Incl. Activity on Node diagram exercise)
Monitoring & Controlling Projects
How to Manage Changes to Scope
RACI (Including exercise)
Critical Path Method
Construct a Network Diagram exercise
How to Control a Schedule
Project Measurement Techniques
Project Reporting & Control
Effective Progress Meetings
Effective team structures; assigning responsibilities
Risk Management Process
Issue Management Process
What is Earned Value?
Summary and Review