Principles of Project Management

Course Details


This practical 2-day course introduces delegates to the tools you need to manage even the most complex project. You'll discover how to:

  • Coordinate a team by getting everyone to agree on the objectives and schedules
  • Set a realistic schedule and budget projections
  • Outline and build a specific project plan, step-by-step
  • Make accurate estimates and better manage the expectations of customers as well as management.

Duration:

2 Days

Audience:

Project Managers, project team members or anyone new to projects or who need to assist with project deliverables.

Prerequisites:

There are no particular requirements for this course.

Course Content


Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the phases of a project
  • Identify the importance of the PMBOK and PMI
  • Identify five process groups and nine knowledge areas as defined by the PMI
  • Describe a triple constraint
  • Perform a project needs assessment
  • Develop project goals, work breakdown structure and deliverables
  • Create key project documents
    • statement of works, project planning worksheet and project charter
  • Build project schedule by estimating time, costs and resources
  • Create project planning documents
    • schedule, risk management plan, and communication plan
  • Establish and use baselines
  • Monitor and maintain the project
  • Perform basic management tasks and risk analysis
  • Information needed to manage complex project issues
  • Brief descriptions of key concepts
  • Tips on real-world applications
  • Compact case studies
  • The most sought-after skills in project management
  • Tip on how to avoid pitfalls.

Project Management

  • Cost-Schedule-Quality Equilibrium
  • Project Management Functions
  • Project Life Cycles
  • Organising a Project
  • Phases of a Project

Project Stakeholders

  • Stakeholder Roles
  • Project Manager
  • Project Team
  • Management/Sponsor
  • The Customer

Setting Project Rules

  • Project Rules
  • Statement of Work
  • Responsibility Matrix
  • Creating a Communication Plan

Planning the Process

  • Identifying Risks
  • Developing Response Strategies
  • Control

Work Breakdown Structure

  • Building a work breakdown structure
  • Criteria for successful work breakdown structure
  • Planning for Quality
  • Contractors or Vendors and work breakdown structure

Realistic Scheduling

  • Identifying Task Relationships
  • Estimate Work Packages
  • Calculate initial schedule
  • Assign and level resources

Accurate Estimating

  • Estimating Fundamentals and techniques
  • Building detailed budget estimates
  • Generating a cashflow schedule

Balancing the Project

  • Estimating Fundamentals and techniques
  • Building detailed budget estimates
  • Generating a cashflow schedule

Controlling the Project

  • Project Communication
  • Control Documents
  • Change Management Process
  • Close-out Reporting

Measuring the Project

  • Schedule performance
  • Cost performance
  • Earned Value reporting
  • Cost and Schedule Baselines
  • Corrective Action

Event Properties

Event Date 23-10-2017
Event End Date 24-10-2017
Individual Price $1,144.00
Course Code PPM
Location
Corporate Training Solutions Australia
Level 19, Waterfront Place, 1 Eagle St Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia
Corporate Training Solutions Australia

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person($)
3 1,086.80
4 1,029.60
$1,144.00 10

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