This course walks the participants through the full Project Cycle and provides tools and techniques to strengthen their capabilities and capacity in effective management and ensure success of the project. It is built on identifying key project management competencies.
By the end of the training course, participants will be able to:
Understand project management framework.
Manage a project through each stage of the project management life cycle.
Document the needs and priorities of key stakeholders.
Develop an execution strategy that will fulfill stakeholders' expectations.
Develop a project plan that balances scope, time, cost, and risk.
Establish project controls to ensure a successful outcome.
Monitor project activities and effectively assess progress.
Report status and performance efficiently and effectively
Collect lessons learned and create a project archive that contributes to an organization's
Foundations of Project Management
Project Management framework
Project management life cycle – The 5PMI: Initiation, Planning, Executing, Controlling and Closing
Initiating the Project
Role of the project manager
Stakeholder identification and assessment
Planning the Project
Setting SMART objectives
Converting objectives into requirements
Scope Management - decomposition of requirements into a work breakdown structure
Time Management – activity sequencing, activity estimation and task progress monitoring
Cost Management – cost estimation
Quality Management – checklist,
HR Management – Communication Management
Risk Management – analyze risks, impact, mitigation plan and contingencies
Obtaining stakeholder sign-off
Executing, Monitoring, and Controlling Project
Team-building principles and priorities
Status and performance reporting
Management by exception
Keeping stakeholders informed and involved
Steering performance back to the baseline
Integrated change controls
Closing / Finishing the Project
Transitioning the product or service
Capturing lessons learned for the organization
Final report to stakeholders