Why Choose This Training Course?
With the exponential growth in human skills and technology over the past five decades, projects have become increasingly demanding, valuable and complex. As such, the need to not only understand but also be actively involved in project management has become an essential skill required of most working professionals. By better understanding how projects are planned, organized and controlled from the start to finish, non-managerial personnel will be able to play a crucial role in the successful delivery of projects of all types and sizes.
This AZTech training course is tailored to provide all participants with a solid grounding in the fundamentals of project management. This will not only help develop you into an essential member of any successful project team but will also provide you with the necessary skills to become a highly successful project manager in your own right.
This AZTech training course will feature:
- Learning about what makes projects complex
- Understanding the importance of project context and environment
- Developing skills in project planning and organising
- Recognising how to identify and manage project risks
- Learning how to control projects and adapt to change
- Understanding what it takes to be a project manager and team leader
What are The Goals?
By the end of this AZTech training course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the fundamental principles of project management
- Apply the best practice in planning and organizing projects
- Know how to accurately monitor project progress and control change
- Proactively identify, analyse and mitigate projects risks
- Work effectively as key project team member
Who is this Training Course For?
This AZTech training course is tailored for all personnel who are exposed to, involved in or responsible for the successful delivery of projects of all sizes and complexity levels.
This course is suitable for wide range of project management professionals but will greatly benefit:
- Project Team Members
- Group leaders
- Project support
- Technical leads
- Project Support Staff
How will this Training Course be Presented?
This training course uses both conventional and non-traditional techniques. It utilises small group and facilitated plenary discussions as well as instruction to explore key concepts, models, tools and techniques. Hands-on exercises and case studies are used to practice the application of knowledge and use of skills. Structured reviews provide the opportunity to consider how the learning can be applied to the delegates’ own work.
The Course Content
Day One: Introduction to Project Management
- What is a project?
- Problems and difficulties associated with projects
- What is project management?
- The project lifecycle
- Initiating a project
- Project justification
Day Two: Risk Management and Project Planning
- Risk management
- Risk Identification
- Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Analysis
- Risk Response Planning
- The contents of a Project Management Plan (PMP)
- Level of planning detail – the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Day Three: Project Estimating, Resourcing and scheduling
- Project Estimating
- Time Scheduling (the critical path)
- Network Logic and Dependency Analysis
- Preparing for Project Execution
- Designing the monitoring process
- The project control process (Issue and Change management)
Day Four: Project Control, Performance Monitoring and Interface Management
- Document Control
- Earned Value management (EVM)
- The Requirement for communication in Projects
- Interface Management
- Project Team Development
Day Five: Project Leadership, Communicating and Negotiating
- Leading by Influence
- Communication, Delegation and Motivation
- Stakeholder Management
- Preparing and conducting Negotiations
- Project Reporting, Evaluation and Closure
- AZTech Certificate of Completion for delegates who attend and complete the training course
- The applicable PMI Professional Development Units/Contact Hours will be reflected in the Certificate of Completion
AZTech as an R.E.P. has been approved by PMI to issue applicable Professional Development Units (PDUs) for its Project Management training courses. PMI allows credential holders to apply PDUs to the maintenance of their credentials where one contact hour of training is equivalent to one PDU.
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