EFFECTIVE PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Duration: 3 Days | 23 Hours | Code: EFPM

Completing Projects on Schedule, Within Budget, to Maximize Customer Satisfaction

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Completing Projects on Schedule, Within Budget, to Maximize Customer Satisfaction

Project Management is a key skill for managers and leaders in the modern business world. The ability to set clear objectives, create a realistic plan, and work together with your team to see the plan through to successful completion will set you apart from others, and help you to successfully manage company projects to stay competitive.

This course will give you a firm foundation in the entire project management process from Initiating to Closeout, including all the specific steps needed to successfully plan and manage your next project, Learn what to do when faced with common challenges including; unclear requirements, unrealistic deadlines, unrealistic budget, frequent changes, lack of direct authority and complex group dynamics.

In this interactive workshop, you will work with others in simulated project teams and learn how to create a realistic project plan using proven tools and techniques. You will also learn how to develop a schedule and budget; how to actively manage the risks that could affect your project; and how to manage your team effectively to ensure the highest certainty of success.

Program Outline

Introduction
Course Structure and Objectives

Overview of Project Management
Project Management and Project Management Context
Project Management Processes
Roles and Responsibilities

Project Initiation
Business Needs and Opportunities
Project Selection Methods
Developing the Project Charter
Project Stakeholder Management

Project Plan Development
The Project Management Plan and Performance Measurement Baseline
Project Scope Planning
Preparing a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Developing the Schedule
Resources and Budgeting
Risk Management

Project Execution and Delivery
Managing Stakeholder Expectations

Project Monitoring, Control, and Closeout
Monitoring Project Performance
Integrated Change Control

Who Should Participate

This course is perfect for project managers, team members, senior managers, project leaders, functional managers, and anyone who is directly involved with projects in almost every industry who wishes to achieve a better understanding of practical, formal project management methods.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this action-based workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define a project, and explain the essential differences between projects and ongoing work

  • Identify all the people who have a stake in your project – the ‘stakeholders’

  • Create a detailed project management plan for a defined Case Study; including a Project Charter, Scope Statement, Work Breakdown Structure, Network Diagram, Cost Budget and Risk Management Plan

  • Explain how to Execute, Monitor and control, and Close the project work, and manage and motivate your team

Credits

This course qualifies for 23 Contact Hours of formal project management education, satisfying the Project Management Institute (PMI) CAPM Exam requirement

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OUR TRAINERS

Our trainers have many years of project management, leadership and training experience. All have used the processes, tools, techniques and good practices outlined in the Project Management Institute PMBOK® Guide and are able to relate this knowledge to the running of successful projects in industry.

THE COURSE MATERIAL

Our group exercises and exam practice questions have been developed over many years following Instructional Design techniques. All materials are regularly updated based on participant feedback and current industry good practices.

THE TRAINING WORKSHOP

Our workshops are conducted in a group environment where participants are encouraged to participate in individual and team activities to promote learning, build team morale and reinforce understanding of concepts.

TRAINING GRANTS

Funding support for training courses. Terms and conditions apply.

The CITREP II Expanded
Funding

Singapore

The trainee or the organization can claim up to 70% of the nett payable course and certifications/ assessment fees (up to a maximum of $3,500 per trainee).

Productivity & Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme

Singapore

Under the PIC Grant for the Training of Employees, you can get 60% Cash Payout or 400% Tax Rebate on the total training amount spent by the Company, whether they are local or foreign employees.

Skim Bantuan Latihan (SBL) Scheme

Malaysia

The HRDF–SBL Scheme supports up to 100% of the course and exam fees, capped at RM1,300 per day for Company-sponsored trainees. Prior approvals must be obtained from HRDF.