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The Fundamentals of Project Management
The tool, techniques and critical people skills for achieving success.

 

FOR WHOM IS THE SEMINAR INTENDED

Managers who are involved in working on cross-functional projects or leading multi-disciplinary teams: project managers, new product development managers, project team members, functional managers who deal with project managers, matrix managers, newly assigned project leaders, R & D managers, senior managers considering the implementation of project management.

 

THE SEMINAR WILL HELP YOU TO:

  • Structure projects in such a way as to set realistic goals and identify milestones en route.
  • Use effective tools for scheduling, which will enable you to run single or parallel projects avoiding both panic and slack time.
  •  Use resources more efficiently by planning accurately the needs at each stage of the project.
  • Implement control systems which help you 'keep on top' of the project and make faster, more effective decisions.
  • Get the most from the latest in project management software.

 

FOREKNOWLEDGE

Project management foreknowledge is not necessary, but experience of working on projects is desirable.

 

METHODOLOGY

Lecture with presentation slides, workshops, group discussions, presentations of attendees.

 

MATERIALS

Presentational slides notes and workshop results.

DURATION

3 days.

LANGUAGE

Seminar is conducted in English.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

The maximum number of participants is 20.
 

SEMINAR TOPICS

Project Management Method - Tools & Techniques

  • Unique features of a project
  • The five basic functions of project management
  • The role of the project manager

Participation: The Assessment Inventory for Project Management
A tool to help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses as you see them and as they are perceived by your team and by line managers.

Participation: The Assessment Inventory for Project Management
A tool to help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses as you see them and as they are perceived by your team and by line managers.

 

Effective Project Planning

  • The five basic project planning elements
  • Defining project objectives
  • Developing a work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • The project organization

Workshop: Structuring and Organizing a Project
Participants will work in groups to create work breakdown structures for a case study project and compare their results with those of other participants.

 

Organizing with Project Teams

  • Organizational structures
  • "Managing by projects"

Developing Realistic Schedules

  • Differences in phasing and paralleling projects
  • Using GANTT charts
  • PERT and CPM network techniques
  • Allocating and balancing resources
  • Refining the schedule - crashing the critical path
  • Establishing performance baselines and the budget
  • The project execution plan

Workshop: Scheduling the Project, Developing a Resource Plan and Making Trade-offs
Participants will again work in groups and to create a CPM schedule and a resource plan for the case study project organized in the first workshop.

 

Project Control Techniques

  • rinciples of project control
  • Controlling quality, schedule, and budget
  • Performance measurement and reporting methods
  • Techniques for displaying project information to senior management

Workshop: Controlling a Project
You will work in groups to create a project reporting system for the project you have planned in the previous workshops. You will decide what to measure, when to measure it, how to report it and why report it.

 

Project Risk Management

  • Using simple and powerful risk analysis techniques

     

LECTURERS

Nur Ergüder, PMP
Bob Gibson, PMP
Anthony Eve, PMP, MAPM  
Roberto D. Gavazzi, Principal consultant

 
 

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