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Introduction to Project Management

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1 day
English
Nationwide
Company-Specific / In-House

Introduction to Project Management



Courses never cancelled. Last minute rescheduling. 24 month delegate support forum. And more... This 1 day workshop will:; Introduce you to current project management techniques; Increase familiarity and confidence when using project terminology and methodologies, for example, Agile or Waterfall; Prepare you for a more formal Project Management accreditation such as PRINCE 2 or Agile

Suitability - Who should attend?



This workshop will take you from having no formal knowledge of projects and project management techniques to understanding and applying the basic framework and concepts, and different approaches such as Agile or Waterfall.

You may be a new project manager, find yourself having to deal with projects, or need a fuller understanding of Project Management.

Just to let you know, we also regularly run finance for non finance managers London courses!

Training Course Content



Fundamentals of Project Management

Identify the features and characteristics of a project
Identify the steps and variables of the project management process
Identify different approaches - Agile and Waterfall

Project Management Life cycle

Identify the phases of a project
Outline the differences in these phases for Agile and Waterfall approaches

Project Initiation

Process of selection and initiation of a project
Components of a project charter
Risk assessment and management
Managing quality
Project controls
Project communication and project reporting

Scope Definition and Change Control

Understand the scope statement and statement of work
Understand how scope documents prevent scope creep
Process and benefits of scope definition and verification
How to develop a work breakdown structure (WBS)
Identify information required to verify a project's scope, and determine the timing of the scope verification
Understand how and why to use a scope change control system

Planning, Resources, Estimates and Budgets

Identify the purpose of activity definition and sequencing
Identify techniques for estimating activity duration
Describe the schedule development process
List the different ways project schedules and be presented
Implement schedule control, level resources, and calculate schedule variances
Use Work Packages to assign the best resources to project activities
Understand how to assign resources and their types
Determine methods for estimating costs and use risk and activity duration to modify cost estimates
Identify methods of using cost and schedule variance to track performance

Projects and People

What is Project Culture?
Stakeholders and Sponsors
The Project Roles and the Project Team
Project Resources - internal and external
Internal/external environments, the influence of stakeholders, functional, project and matrix project structures
Identify functions, skills, responsibilities of the project manager
Elements required to staff a project team, benefits of team building

Closing and Transitioning a Project

Signing off the deliverables
Transitioning to business as usual
Closing administration

Expenses



Prices from £1800. Promotional rates often available the further ahead you book. Contact us for quote.

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