In the past few decades, organizations have discovered that the principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size. The project management role is arguably the most challenging of roles within the project team. As the project progresses through its various life cycle stages, project managers must be able to adapt themselves to the changing demands of the project and the team. Effective and efficient Project Managers will ensure project success and help organisations and individuals exceed stakeholder expectations. This course will give participants an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day.
After completion of this course participants should be able to :
>Define projects, project management, and project managers
>Understand the importance of PMBOK and PMI
>Understand the five process groups & nine knowledge area as defined by the PMI
>Describe the triple constraint Perform a project needs assessment & write goals, requirements & deliverables
Create key project documents including a statement of work, project plan worksheet & project charter
>Build a project schedule, estimating time, costs & resources
>Understand the work breakdown structure and create project planning documents including a schedule, a risk management plan & a communication plan
>Use planning tools including the Gantt chart, network diagram & RACI chart Establish and use baselines
>Monitor and maintain a project Perform basic project management tasks including leading status meetings Manage and complete all documents at the end of a project.
Who should attend
>This course is designed for anyone that desires to learn techniques to effectively launch a project with positivity and confidence, analyse causes of poor project management and learn process improvement, manage their time, budget, resources and quality and establish monitoring mechanisms to sustain these techniques.