Project Management

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This 2 Day course provides learners with all the essential skills, tools and techniques needed to manage projects. The aim of this programme is to provide learners with a working knowledge and understanding of how to manage projects by using best practice. This is a practical programme which will provide participants with the skills and techniques required to effectively manage each stage of a project.

2 days, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Connacht Hotel

Session information

Sessions

Project Management Day 1 - March 11th
09:30 - 16:30
1 day
    Project Management Day 2 - March 12th
    09:30 - 16:30
    1 day
      • €275.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

      Description

      COURSE OBJECTIVES:

      This 2 Day course provides learners with all the essential skills, tools and techniques needed to manage projects. The aim of this programme is to provide learners with a working knowledge and understanding of how to manage projects by using best practice. This is a practical programme which will provide participants with the skills and techniques required to effectively manage each stage of a project.

      By the end of the course each learner will be able to:

      • Recognise when it is appropriate to adopt a ‘project' approach to managing workload
      • Clearly define projects to provide clarity in terms of scope, roles and responsibilities and other key factors
      • Apply a simple life-cycle to a project to break it into easy to manage stages
      • Be more effective in monitoring and controlling the project work, change requests and resourcing pressures by using best practice processes and techniques
      • Understand what lessons can be learned from managing work using a project approach Below you will find a proposed course outline detailing all the topics covered on the training programme.

      COURSE DURATION:

      2 days

      COURSE CONTENT:

      • TOPIC 1: INTRODUCTION
        • Introduction to the Project Management Framework
      • TOPIC 2: INITIATION & STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
        • Defining the Project
        • Identifying Project Stakeholders
      • TOPIC 3: PLANNING THE PROJECT
        • Project Scope & Quality Management
        • Using a Work Breakdown Schedule (WBS) & a Scope Statement
        • Defining Quality Metrics
        • The Time Planning Process Using a Gantt Chart
        • Understanding the Cost Estimating Process
        • Change Control Procedure
        • Identifying & Analysing Project Risk
        • Developing Risk Responses
      • TOPIC 4: PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS
        • Stakeholder Communication Plan
        • Running Effective Project Meetings
      • TOPIC 5: EXECUTING, MONITORING & CONTROLLING THE PROJECT
        • Monitoring & Controlling Performance Against the Plans
        • Avoiding Scope Creep, assessing impact, updating plans
      • TOPIC 6: CLOSING THE PROJECT
        • Essential steps to close a project effectively