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Managing a Project Introduction

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Introduction

Managing a multi-task, multi-resource project can be made much easier by using some tried and tested professional techniques. 

Objectives

To give participants the basic knowledge and skills required to manage a project or be an effective, valuable member of the project team. It covers the essential steps in any project lifecycle and uses a case study to effectively run a project from its conception through to completion. 

Designed for

Anyone moving into a project management or team leadership role and Project managers wishing to revisit the fundamentals or who have learnt ‘on the job’. Participants should either be currently working in a project environment, or planning to do so in the near future. 

Duration

Two days 

Topics

  • What is a project and project management?
  • Skills needed for successful project management
  • The definition of a project
  • Project roles and responsibilities
  • Why do projects fail?
  • Reviewing project failure
  • Trade-offs between cost, time and delivery
  • The project lifecycle
  • Examining lifecycles
  • Why is the lifecycle important
  • Managing the project (case study lead)
  • Establishing the project need & objectives
  • Project Scoping
  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Risk Management
  • Successful estimating & cost management
  • Creating a Schedule
  • Change management
  • Establishing the baseline
  • Project tracking, control and quality
  • Project reporting and communication
  • Project completion

Follow-up

PRINCE 2 Project Management – 3 days 

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