Joining many projects at your organization not only give you a chance of cross functional training, coaching and learning but also a chance of interaction with many levels, showing your contribution, capacity and selling yourself. Project Management is the process by which a Project Leader executes and delivers positive change in an organisation. It involves "hard" skills to ORGANIZE, PLAN, DIRECT and CONTROL a project and also "soft" skills to manage inter-group politics and conflict.
How you will benefit
- Plan, schedule, implement and control projects in a structural and professional style.
- Review the financial aspects of the projects they are currently handling.
- Deal with all parties concerned through better negotiation and communication skills.
- Develop an awareness of own personal strengths and weaknesses while managing projects.
- Work with the problems and constraints related to managing projects
Who should attend
People from all disciplines and backgrounds who have responsibility for managing businesses or managing projects of any kind to achieve successful results.
What you will cover
Module 1: Project Planning
- Project management definitions
- Projects versus operations
- Managing project constraints
- Applications of project management
- Potential benefits of project management
- Definition of project life cycle
- Defining project charter
- WBS decomposition problems
- WBS guidelines and checklists
Module 2: Network Modeling and Project Scheduling
- Linking activities and WBS sequencing
- Forward and backward scheduling
- Critical Path Method (CPM)
- Slack management
- Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
- Schedule compression techniques
- Myths and realities of schedule compression
- Resource planning and leveling
Module 3: Dealing with Contractors, Consultants, Users and Team Members
- Skills of a Project Manager: no authority but take responsibility
- The Importance of Clear Communication and Negotiation Skills
- Group Work and Team Building
Module 4: Project Organizing, Control and Reporting
- Project Organization and Project Control
- Earned Value
- Schedule and Budget Variances
- Project Management Reporting
- Auditing a Project
Module 5: Capital Budgeting Techniques
- Definition of Capital Budgeting and Cost of Capital
- Project Rate of Return