Course Overview

Project management isn't just for construction engineers and military logistics experts anymore. Today, in addition to the regular duties of your job, you are often expected to take on extra assignments - and to get that additional job done right, done under budget, and done on time. This course is intended to take you from the supervisory or administrative position to that of a project manager in order to do the right thing right. This workshop will familiarize the participant with the most common terms and definitions that are mostly used in project management as well as it will enable each participant to explore and apply the right processes in order to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close any type of project effectively and efficiently.

Course Methodology

The course introduces the importance of projects in any organization. It emphasizes how projects can make or break any business goal if projects are managed properly. Participants will have the chance to experiment the application of best processes while managing a company related project in a simulated form. Many tricks and tips will be exchanged in order to enforce the concepts, principles and application. At the end, the complete project management tools and techniques as well the best practices of PM processes will be put in action in order to appreciate the importance of do things right first time and make no mistakes.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Learn and understand “projects” and how they are part of the organizational thinking.
  • Understand how to identify project manager roles and the required competency.
  • Learn how to recognize the PM processes in order to deliver project on schedule and within budget.
  • Master the tasks required to manage stakeholders, risk,  quality and handle issues effectively.
  • Identify how establish project guidelines for building and controlling the project performance.
  • Master the skills for delivering efficient meeting, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Refine the key stage of concluding the project, delivering project outcomes, & capturing lessons learned.

Target Audience

Anyone who deals and works with projects in any role or capacity. This includes, but not limited to project managers, project Engineers, team leaders, supervisors, project administrators, technical leads, business analysts, functional managers, IT professionals, product managers, and all individuals who work or are members in the project management field.

Target Competencies

  • Project management terms and definitions
  • Interrelation between Operations and Projects
  • Project and Product life cycle (PLC)
  • Application of standard project management processes
  • Principles of planning and scheduling
  • Effective project cost management
  • Project performance and forecasting
  • Closing projects successfully
  • Leading by example

Course Outline

Part I: Introduction

  • Business management and project management
  • What is project management and why?
  • Project management life cycle and processes
  • Project manager expertise
  • Project stakeholders
  • Business culture and structure

Part II: Initiation - Begin the Journey

  • Develop business case
  • Undertake feasibility study
  • Establish the project charter
  • Appoint the project team

Part III: Planning – Plan the Journey

  • Identify customer requirements
  • Develop work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Create the project plan
  • Create the resource plan
  • Create the financial plan
  • Create the quality plan
  • Create the risk plan
  • Create the acceptance plan
  • Create the communications plan
  • Create the procurement plan
  • Contract the suppliers

Part IV: Execution – Implement the Journey

  • Implement the project plan to complete deliverables
  • Manage the project team
  • manage the stakeholder engagement
  • Motivate the project team
  • Manage the suppliers relationship
  • perform quality assurance
  • manage communications
  • Verify deliverable results

Part V: Monitoring and Controlling – Review the Journey

  • Perform scope management
  • Perform time management
  • Perform cost management
  • Perform quality management
  • Perform change management
  • Perform risk management
  • Perform issues management
  • Perform procurement management
  • Perform acceptance management
  • Perform communications management

Part VI: Finish the Journey

  • Complete product technical acceptance
  • Complete project financial liabilities
  • Complete project records and information
  • Complete project file documentation
  • Accomplish customer satisfactions report
  • Obtain customer hand-over report
  • Conduct final lessons learned meeting
  • Complete Releasing resources
  • Perform final project celebration
  • Close project

Part VII: Conclusion

  • Leadership and management
  • Leadership competencies
  • What each team leader will be expected to
  • What each team member will be expected to
Location & Dates
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