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Project Management

Target: Junior – Mid – Senior
Duration: 8 hours per day x 2days = 16 hours

In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: 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 workshop will give participants an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day. Working with project planning documents, such as needs assessments, risk management plan, and a communication plan will provide benefits throughout your organization.

Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Key Concepts (I)

  • What is a Project?
  • What is Project Management?
  • What is a Project Manager?

Module Three: Key Concepts (II)

  • About the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • About the Project Management Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • The Five Process Groups
  • The Nine Knowledge Areas
  • The Triple Constraint

Module Four: Initiation (I)

  • Identifying Your Stakeholders
  • Assessing Needs and Wants
  • Setting a SMART Project Goal
  • Creating Requirements and Deliverables

Module Five: Initiation (II)

  • Creating a Statement of Work
  • Completing the Project Planning Worksheet
  • Completing the Project Charter

Module Six: Planning (I)

  • Managing Expectations
  • Creating a Task List
  • Estimating Time
  • Estimating Resources
  • Estimating Costs

Module Seven: Planning (II)

  • Building the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Creating the Schedule
  • Creating a Risk Management Plan
  • Creating a Communication Plan

Module Eight: Planning Tools

  • The Gantt Chart
  • The Network Diagram
  • Using a RACI Chart
  • Going the Extra Mile: Microsoft Project

Module Nine: Executing the Project

  • Establishing Baselines
  • Monitoring Project Progress
  • Triple Constraint Reduction Methods

Module Ten: Maintaining and Controlling the Project

  • Making the Most of Status Updates
  • Managing Change
  • Monitoring Risks

Module Eleven: Closing Out

  • Preparing for Closeout
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Learning from Project Challenges
  • Scope Verification
  • A Final To-Do List

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Please email to mark@strategyandteams.com for details. We will run courses only for corporates groups. Alternatively call us on +971 (0) 50 4505317 and we will be delighted to help.

"I, on behalf of everyone would like to thank you for the 2 day course, every piece of which added value We thoroughly enjoyed the class and appreciated your reality input into the discussions. Learning about all of the different techniques and methodologies was most valuable to us. Thank you once again for a wonderful experience."
Abdalla Omar Rahuma, Corporate Human Capital Manager - AlMansoori Specialized Engineering

"We would just like to thank you for your contribution to the event last week. Your reputation preceded you from the highly successful Social Breakfast earlier this year, however you surpassed even that by energizing the group for the whole day including the syndicate sessions and coming up with a creative approach to incorporating the Mission Vision and Values into the quiz. Thanks again for your support."
Titus J N Earle , Leadership and Talent Development Section Leader, ADMA-OPCO

“It was not only an amazing experience, but also considered more useful than the static presentations that used to dominate this most IMPORTANT session attended by the VVIPs of the industry. You made it very interesting."
Vasudevan K. S. | Director – Global Business Development | NavoLabs