TRAINING COURSES

Technical Project Management

Start Date: 28 Jan 2018
End Date: 1 Feb 2018
Duration: 5
Fees:
Country: Madrid / Spain
Category: Project & Contracting & Law
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Course Description

 

This seminar is for those responsible for implementing large or complex projects. It may involve managing many projects at once, or projects that span multiple departments with shared resources. The project may be implementing information technology, construction, petrochemical, marketing, manufacturing and so forth.

We will see how to plan and control such projects using manual and automated methods, using case study class exercises. This seminar teaches how to run a project according to the standards published in the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge. The knowledge gained will not only help the attendee run a project properly, but it can be the basis for receiving the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.



Course Objective

 

         Learn advanced project planning, scheduling and control skills.

         Learn how to manage large, complex projects, or multiple simple projects.

         Learn how to manage multiple projects at once with shared resources.

         Learn how to set up teams; motivate, delegate, negotiate and manage the people on your project.

         Learn how to do information rollup and report summarized information to different levels of the organization. Learn how to manage risk by anticipating it, controlling it and including it in the project estimate.

         Learn how to estimate effort, duration and cost of a project. Learn how to plan a project balancing the constraints of time, cost and quality. Learn how automated project management tools assist in project planning and control.

         Learn how to detect problems and fix them before crises arise.

         Achieve measurable improvements in leadership performance

         Develop action plans to improve leadership effectiveness

         Re-focus and Re-engineer your department or organization

         Learn how to manage and motivate staff to outstanding performance

         Generate staff ownership and responsibility for change

         Measure and improve the performance of your people  

         Lead difficult staff and colleagues through feedback processes.

 

Organizational Impact

         Have a standard methodology for project management across the organization

         Have a standard project progress reporting system

         Be able to 'roll-up' multiple project reports for summarized reporting

         Determine the best project team organization within the enterprise

         Have a standard set of documents; for example plans, proposals, charters and so forth.

 


Personal Impact

         Reduce your level of stress by being able to organize your activities and time around a project framework

         Acquire key project management skills

         Be able to report project progress so that all stakeholders are satisfied

         Motivate a team and yourself

         Delegate for efficient use of everyone's time

 

 





Who Should attend?

 

Program and Project Managers, Technical Project Team Leaders, Project Team members, usersand clients involved in the development of a large, or complex project. All project stakeholders in a multiple project environment.



Course Outline

 

Day 1

PROJECT SCOPE PLANNING

  Project Development Plan outline

  Project Proposal/Project Charter

  Feasibility Study/Business Case

  The Work Breakdown Structure

  Milestones that are meaningful to others

  Planning for information rollup

  Using software such as Microsoft Project

 

Day 2

PROJECT TIME AND COST PLANNING AND RISK MANAGEMENT

  Estimating Methods

  Accuracy of estimates at each stage of the plan

  Advanced scheduling methods: correlating multiple projects

  Resource assignment and leveling

  Individual time management

  Project Cost Planning: Cost sanity checks: is it realistic?

  Risk Identification, Quantification, Response, Control

  Risk as a monetary value: Pricing in the risk factors

 

Day 3

INTEGRATION AND REPORTING PROGRESS

  Integrating scope, quality, time, cost constraints

  Optimizing the plan: Speeding it up, making it cost less

  Monitoring: receiving truthful information about project progress

  Showing progress against the baseline: Realizing that the project is behind schedule or over budget

  Using Earned Value to report accomplishment

 

Day 4

MANAGING PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS, PROCUREMENT AND QUALITY

  Communication: who, what where, when, how, why: information needs of different stakeholders

  Effective status and review meetings

  Efficient progress reporting using short, meaningful status reports

  Other reports, based on: Deliverables, milestones, issues

  Information roll-up and project summary reporting

  Project Procurement Planning and Control

  RFP, Proposal, Contracting and Contract administration

  Quality management: standards, methods and literature

  Quality planning, Assurance and Control

 

Day 5

PROJECT HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, PROJECT CONTROL AND ADVANCED TOPICS

  Project Manager skills required

  Building and managing the Project Teams: Motivation, demotivation, growth, burn-out and turnover

  Establishing a Project Management Office

  Critical Chain scheduling

  Project Risk Control

  Problems: detecting and solving

  Handling dependencies on other groups over whom you have no control

  Project Close-out: Post project Review and Report

  Project management proverbs eams

 
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