This project management training course teaches and practises the techniques and skills which will contribute to successful achievement of project objectives.

Project management can be a daunting prospect, with so many variables to manage it can be difficult to deliver the benefits of a project on time and too budget. Our project management training course will lead delegates through the fundamentals of project management to

This course is instructor led, involving the utilisation of examples and exercises in a workshop environment.

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Our project management techniques course will give you the knowledge you need to keep control of your budgets, timelines and staff allowing you achieve your objectives.

There are no prerequisites for this course. During this instructor led course we will explore the whole of the project cycle from initial scoping through to final delivery.

Our courses run from 9.30 am to approximately 4.15pm. While you are with us we are focused on offering you a relaxed and productive learning environment. When you book a course with us you get the following:

  • A full colour training manual/book.
  • The exercises that you have worked on during your course to allow you to practice afterwards.
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Freshly prepared lunch.
  • Refreshments throughout the day.
  • Training in fully air conditioned facilities from an experienced instructor.
  • Characteristics of a project
  • Understanding product and project management
  • The project management process
  • Common pitfalls when managing a project
  • Identifying process groups
  • Variables in the project management process groups
  • Avoiding pitfalls
  • The project environment
  • Understanding the internal and external environments
  • Identifying stakeholders influence on a project
  • Functional project organizational structures
  • Matrix organizational structures
  • Identifying the types of organizational structure
  • The project manager and functional manager
  • Identifying relationships between managers
  • Identifying the skills of a project manager
  • Project management responsibilities
  • Exploring project management challenges
  • Avoiding project staffing issues
  • Staffing a project team
  • Consultants and vendors
  • Characteristics of effective team members
  • Managing difficulties and logistics
  • Identifying the needs for team building
  • Initiating a project
  • Effective use of historical information
  • Project Selection methods
  • Exploring project deliverables
  • Identifying project constraints
  • Scope planning
  • Conducting a benefit analysis
  • Creating a scope statement
  • Managing scope creep
  • Decomposing a project
  • Work breakdown structures
  • Designing a work breakdown structure
  • Identifying the deliveries of a work breakdown structure
  • Sizing work packages
  • Scope verification requirements
  • The timing of scope verification
  • Understanding scope change control
  • Developing a scope change control system
  • Maintaining a lessons learned database
  • Identifying time management components
  • Distinguishing between tasks, activities and events
  • Effects of milestones on activity sequencing
  • Identifying dependencies
  • Diagramming techniques
  • Assessing activity duration
  • Differentiating activity duration from work effort
  • Estimation techniques
  • Risk management and schedule development
  • Network diagrams and schedule development
  • Schedule development techniques
  • Mathematical; analysis techniques
  • CPM terms and calculations
  • Comparing CPM, PERT and GERT
  • Duration and compression methods
  • Presenting a project schedule
  • Dealing with resource allocation
  • Controlling a schedule
  • Risk management and schedule development
  • Network diagrams and schedule development
  • Schedule development techniques
  • Mathematical; analysis techniques
  • CPM terms and calculations
  • Comparing CPM, PERT and GERT
  • Duration and compression methods
  • Presenting a project schedule
  • Dealing with resource allocation
  • Controlling a schedule
  • Explore value engineering and S Curves
  • Creating budget standards
  • Using a cost management plan
  • Capital budgeting
  • Methods of calculating depreciation
  • Guidelines for controlling costs
  • Variance analysis
  • Performance index calculation
  • Calculating BAC, EAC, and VAC
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This course is run by arrangement for private groups and 1-2-1 sessions.

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