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Project Management Fundamentals

This Project Management Fundamentals training course is a 2 Day public programme, designed to introduce the trainee to the Project Management processes & tools required to effectively manage projects.

Product Code:
PM02
Duration:
2 Days
Times:
09:30-16:30
Cost Includes:
Training course materials and after-training support
Contact Name:
Sinead Landers
Venue:
Limerick
Date:
X €695.00
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Course Contents:

What is Project Management?

  • The Nature of Project Management
  • Projects Vs Ongoing Activities
  • How to Define a Successful Project
  • Introducing the Project Stakeholders

 The Theory of Project Management

  • The Project Lifecycle
  • Product Lifecycles
  • Project Processes
  • Critical Path
  • WBS

 Initiating a Project

  • Developing a Scope Statement
  • Develop a Project Management Plan
  • Create a Scope Management Plan
  • Create a Scope Statement
  • Develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Project Planning

  • Establishing the Business Case for a Project
  • Determining Metrics
  • Determining Budgets & Timelines
  • Estimating Costs and Resource Requirements
  • Critical Path
  • Building the Tasklist

Project Scheduling

  • Estimation in Projects
  • Estimation Techniques
  • Identifying Dependencies between tasks
  • Documenting, Tracking & Managing the schedule

Managing  the Project

  • Controlling the Project
  • Managing the Schedule & Cost
  • Managing Risk
  • Managing Quality
  • Managing Resources
  • Managing Project Changes

Leadership & Communication

  • Developing the Project Team
  • Leading the Team
  • Managing Expectations
  • Communicating with Project Stakeholders
  • Reporting Progress
  • Communicating Changes to budget/schedule
  • Delegation & Assigning Responsibilities
  • Agreeing objectives and metrics
  • Conflict Management
  • Problem Solving

Closing the Project

  • Closing a Project
  • Closing Contracts
  • End of Project Review & Appraisal
  • Finalising the Project Report
  • Meeting with Stakeholders

Learning process

Individual and class exercises will be provided to practice the concepts learned in class. A single case study is used throughout and outline document templates are provided where appropriate.

This Project Management Fundamentals training programme may be beneficial to individuals who have some project experience but not in a management capacity. The course is ideal for a technical audience with an IT, Manufacturing or Construction background.

Classroom based, instructor lead, practical hands on course.

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