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Managing Projects

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  • e-Training
    Next Sessions: On-Demand

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  • Public Classroom
    Next Sessions:
    • London - 21-23 Jan 2019
    • London - 01-03 Apr 2019
    • London - 01-03 Jul 2019
    • London - 30 Sep-02 Oct 2019
    • London - 14-16 Nov 2018
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SHOW CREDIT DETAILS
Delivery Method PDU Total Technical PMP/PgMp Leadership Strategy PMI RMP PMI SP PMI ACP PfMP PMI PBA
e-Training 28 24 4 0 23 24 0 0 0
Instructor-led Training 22.5 18.5 4 0 2 7 0 0 0
Delivery Method e-Training Instructor-led Training
PDU Total 28 22.5
Technical PMP/PgMp 24 18.5
Leadership 4 4
Strategy 0 0
PMI RMP 23 2
PMI SP 24 7
PMI ACP 0 0
PfMP 0 0
PMI PBA 0 0
  • CEUs: 2.25
  • CPEs: 27
  • Field of Study: Management Advisory Services
  • PDUs: 22.5
Synopsis

Get a solid understanding of project management methods with this comprehensive introductory course. Gain practical experience in proven project management techniques and discover a wealth of valuable, flexible tools that can be used immediately to ensure the success of any project in any type of organisation.

Managing Projects provides delegates with the foundation, techniques and tools to manage each stage of the project lifecycle, work within organisational and cost constraints, set goals tied directly to stakeholder needs, get the most from a project management team and utilise state-of-the-art project management tools to get the work done on time and within budget.

Covering the entire project lifecycle, this course is built around best practices currently used in today's fast-paced business environment. Participants learn project management skills through case studies, hands-on exercises and practical experiences that can immediately be applied to a current job. This approach yields a comprehensive project management experience, including the early stages of defining project requirements, developing work breakdown structures, project change control and closeout.

As Strategy Execution's Project Management Professional Development Programme's flagship course, Managing Projects opens the door to more efficient project implementation. The programme's other courses provide opportunities to build on the knowledge gained during this course, in order to enhance project management capabilities further.

Course materials include comprehensive reference material specific to each unit of the course.

Reminder: Participants taking this course should not take Managing IT Projects.

Learn
  • Master fundamental project management skills, concepts and techniques
  • Link project goals and objectives to clear, compelling stakeholder needs
  • Develop work breakdown structures
  • Set realistic, measurable objectives and ensure positive results
  • Estimate project costs and schedules using simple, proven techniques
  • Establish a dependable project control and monitoring system

This course uses digital materials

Topics
  • Introduction to Project Management

    What are "projects"?

    Why project management?

    The project life cycle

    Influences on a project

    Key stakeholders

    Project management process groups

    Project manager responsibilities

  • Project Implementation

    Baselines

    Developing the project team

    Organisations and team structures

    Managing change

    Managing risk

    Performance reporting

    Reserves

    Assessing and monitoring project performance

    Earned value

    Sunk costs

  • Project Initiation

    Understanding the role of senior management

    Needs assessment

    Project selection

    Benefit/cost ratio

    Present value and net present value

    Building SMART objectives

    Specific

    Measurable

    Agreed to

    Realistic

    Time-constrained

    Developing requirements

    Project charters

    Project Requirements Document

  • Project Planning

    Scope planning

    The work breakdown structure

    Estimating

    Schedule Planning

    Network Diagrams – CPM

    Speeding up the Schedule

    Project Management Planning Software

    Cost Planning

    Responsibility Matrix

    Resource Loading and Leveling

    Risk Planning

    Procurement Planning

    Communication and quality planning

  • Projects Closeout

    Scope verification and customer acceptance

    Administrative and contractual closure

    Transferring lessons learned to future project

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