Introduction to Project Management

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1 day
Corporate Training for Teams
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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
Factors implicated in failed projects

Project Management Life cycle

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

Project Initiation

Understand the process of initiation and selection of a project
Identify the key components of a project charter
Project Stakeholders and Project Sponsors
Project Team and their assigned roles

Scope Definition and Change Control

Understand the scope statement and statement of work
Understand how scope documents prevent and manage scope creep
Understand how and why to use a change control system
Understand the key elements for managing quality
Identify and manage key elements of Project communication and reporting

Planning, Resources, Estimates and Budgets

Understand how to develop a work breakdown structure (WBS)
Identify the purpose of activity definition and sequencing
Identify techniques for estimating activity duration
Describe the schedule development process
Outline the different ways project schedules can be presented
Use Work Packages to assign the best resources to project activities
Understand how to assign resources and their types
Determine methods for estimating costs
Identify methods to track performance
Understand simple risk assessment and management

Projects and People

Identify functions, skills, responsibilities of the project manager
Identify and manage elements of team building and team management
Working with a project culture and managing organisational politics
Understanding what a PM does and does not do
Determine key principles of Project leadership
Identify productivity and prioritising tactics

Closing a Project

Understand how to confirm the project has met its aims and objectives
Identify the key tasks and processes associated with closing a project
Manage the processes required to efficiently transition from a project to business as usual


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