The Foundations of Project Management

The Foundations of Project Management

Duration:
1 Day
Aims:

This highly interactive and intensive one-day course will help you understand what Project Management is REALLY all about. Drawing on practical examples we'll cut through the jargon and give you what you need to get started.

Objectives:

By the end of the course delegates will have developed an effective toolkit through practical exercises.

Who should attend:

This course is designed for project leaders and line managers who wish to develop effective methods for managing projects.

Related Courses:

Effective Project Management, Microsoft Project

What will I learn?
Session 1 – Stakeholders
  • - Identifying and prioritising stakeholders
  • - Establishing their requirements
  • - Reporting to and managing stakeholders and their expectations
Session 2 – Building a Project Plan
  • - What goes into an effective project plan?
  • - Building a schedule from key deliverables
  • - Assigning resources and estimating costs
  • - Anticipating problems (risk identification and management)
Session 3 – Communication and Reporting
  • - Getting support from colleagues, managers and staff
  • - Agreeing structures and strategies
  • - Building a communication plan
Session 4 – Managing a Project
  • - Managing People
  • - Managing Resources
  • - Managing Risk
  • - Bringing a project to a close – successful or otherwise
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