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Advanced Project Management

London Corporate Training Ltd
Course summary
Length: 2 weeks
Price: 3,950 GBP excl. VAT
Language: English
Location: London
Next available date: 27/11/2017 - London

Course Description

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Advanced Project Management - A 2-Week Training Course

This comprehensive two-week training course in Project Management covers all the essential phases of Project Plan development and teaches experienced PMs how to develop, manage and evaluate projects effectively. By attending this course, participants will be able to scope out the objectives and deliverables for a project, whilst calculating the required resources.

In addition, this course covers essential leadership skills training, enabling delegates to successfully manage and motivate their project teams and establish systems to monitor and evaluate projects.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training course is designed for:

  • Project managers and Project Directors
  • Project team members wishing to move into project management roles
  • Senior line managers of project staff
  • Technical and engineering staff wishing to develop skills in managing projects
  • Procurement and contract management personnel

Training Course Content

This Advanced Project Management course will cover:

Overview of Project Management

  • Definition of a project
  • Defining the five key stages of any project
  • The key characteristics of all projects
  • Understanding the key terms and stages
  • Defining key project stakeholders

Management of the Project

  • How the project manager is selected
  • The key attributes of a project manager
  • The responsibilities of the project manager
  • The dedicated project team
  • Identification and analysis of key stakeholders

The Project Lifecycle, Planning and Control

  • The importance of project planning and communication
  • Understand the elements of a project scope
  • Developing a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Establishing the project schedule and baseline
  • The typical constraint that affects projects

Project Execution and Managing the Schedule

  • Introduction to GANTT charts and building a viable schedule
  • Effective techniques of estimating work
  • Understand the Critical Path Methods and applying PERT
  • Methods and techniques to avoid project scope creep
  • Tracking progress and dealing with schedule variances

Dealing with Changes, Risk and Project Handover

  • Understand the importance of change management in projects
  • Developing a project risk matrix
  • The importance of effective project reporting
  • How a project ends
  • Project handover and close down of the project

Staying focused and leading the project team with conviction

  • Adapting your personal style of leadership
  • Developing a vision and motivating your team
  • Implementing a robust and viable communications plan
  • Setting direction and agreeing Critical Performance Indicators
  • Deal with contradicting needs between the customer, project manager and project team

Measuring Schedule, Costs and Earned Value Management

  • Scheduling tools and techniques
  • Validating the schedule
  • Managing change within the project
  • The importance of a good cost/schedule baseline to measure performance against
  • The tools and techniques for using Earned Value Management

The importance of Stakeholder Management

  • Stakeholder definition and analysis
  • Determination of relevance of stakeholders
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Stakeholder influence
  • The keys to effective influence and persuasion

Managing Risks and Quality

  • Risk management planning
  • Identifying project risks
  • Performing risk analysis
  • Risk response monitor and control
  • Controlling project quality

Expenses

In-House Training

London Corporate Training offers the possibility of delivering this training programme in-house to meet any and all company-specific training needs.

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