Master Project Management tools, techniques and people’s skills
We introduce you to the basic functions of project management: Planning, Organizing and Staffing, Directing and Leading, Controlling, Reporting and Risk management. You will also get useful techniques and practical tips on how to manage the people side of projects and lead high performing cross functional teams.
This is highly interactive hands-on project management seminar with 20% theory is blended with 80% present workshop time, as project management can only be taught through practice and on-the-job simulation projects.
This course showcases the benefits of following a consistent project management methodology, and offers you the option to start preparing for the PMP certification.
- Develop a project management plan
- Define project objectives (requirements, SOW)
- Develop a work breakdown, (WBS), a project organization (OBS), a project schedule (PDM, Gantt charts, Critical Paths, Resource plans), project baseline (budget) and risk management plan,
- Define reporting and controlling guidelines.
- Understand project team dynamics and manage project teams and communications effectively
- Define and manage project risks
Pre-course Session: setting up the course's online classroom
Session #1 - The Project Management Method
- Introduction - The Project Management Method
- Stakeholder Introduction & Workshop
Session #2 – Initiation & Planning
- Project Charters, Project objectives, Project objectives workshop
- WBS & WBS workshop
- RACI & RACI workshop
- Network diagram & Workshop
Session #3 - Scheduling
- Network/Critical path & Workshop
- Scheduling Workshop
- Resourcing Workshop
- Baseline & Risk Management
- Budget & Workshop
- Risk Management & Workshop
Session #4 - Controlling & Reporting
- Control, Report, Close
- The People Side of Projects
- Challenges Workshop
- Introduction to Culture
- Leadership Styles
- Building the project team & Workshop
- Cognitive Styles
- Cognitive Assessment
- Introduction to Project Communication
- Closing the project
Questions, Actions Plans & Close
This project management course is aligned with PMI's PMBOK Guide, and offers 24 PDUs. If you wish to pursue PMP Certification, this course will provide you with the fundamental knowledge background to study PMBOK Guide, and it is also an ideal pre-course for our PMP Prep Course.
Very useful on a top management level. A very interactive workshop. So much work done in such a shoft time!-very useful. Thank you! - Junior Brand Manager, Coca Cola HBC
The course provided me with an integrated view of the "tools" that we use for our projects and stresses the importance. It also provided useful ideas for fine-tuning project management procedures. - Senior Project Manager, Intracom
Very useful when established processes and systems exist. - Software engineer, SIEMENS
Who should attend?
This is an ideal project management training for those who are working in projects, or who are going to and need the tools and techniques to apply a consistent project management methodology.
What are the prerequisites for attending this course?
No previous experience in project management is necessary. This course is suitable for new project managers and team members as well as those who have practiced project management for a while. It is intended for people who want a thorough review of project management basic principles and tools. It is also ideal for university graduates
How is this course offered online?
This seminar was originally designed to work in class with groups of people working together in the workshop sessions. The seminar has now been transformed into a unique virtual learning experience with participants working in groups on our e-learning platform, and instructors and facilitators leading all practical sessions.
How can this seminar help me get certified?
If you want to grow your career in project management and acquire a professional certification, this course will give you the basics on project management as a methodology and the basic tools and techniques. After completing this course, you can continue with the PMP Prep Course.