Fundamentals of Project Management

Provided by WWP Training Ltd

Aims
This programme gives detailed and practical guidance on how to plan, organise and control projects effectively, with particular emphasis on delivery of results within time, budget and quality constraints. It includes full participation, utilising structured exercises, role-plays, discussions and workshops.

Prerequisites
Anyone with responsibility for managing a project or working in a project team.

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Objectives
List the deliverables for each phase in the project management lifecycle
Use tried and tested methods to manage resources, time and costs
Learn how to create, mobilise and organise an effective project team
Develop essential planning techniques that focus on results
Scope, initiate and manage a project to a successful conclusion
Make full use of analytical planning, change control and reporting techniques

Course Content

Introduction and Objectives

Introduction to Project Management
What is a project?
Defining project objectives
The project lifecycle
Project roles and responsibilities

Project teams
Aspects of project organisation
Defining roles and responsibilities
Structures
Contracting with your sponsor and stakeholders
Effective communication

The Project Management process
Project proposal
Project definition
Project reporting and change control
Project closure
Project review
Benefits realisation

Planning focusing on results
Milestones and deliverables
Work breakdown structures
Flow charts
Gantt charts
Risk analysis and management
Resource management; time, budget and people
Project costing
Benefits delivery planning

Project simulation
Scope, plan and manage a project
Team performance review

Managing your project
Project control process
Progress reporting against your plan
Resource control
Change control
Change management techniques

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