Most project managers, co-ordinators and contributors are ‘technical’ experts or specialists who perform in a management environment aligned to classical hierarchical or functional structures – such as IT, Production, Engineering, Finance, Marketing etc.
Assignment to a project management role can be an intimidating experience due to the internal and external pressures to succeed and a
lack of project system knowledge.
Participants will gain practical experience in proven techniques and discover a range of valuable and applicable tools that will contribute to the successful delivery of their projects. The program can be designed for delegates who are new to project management or who are already project managers, contributors or participants but now need a structured approach to project work.
What will I learn
- Understand project characteristics and the benefit of project stages and lifecycles.
- Be able to identify and manage stakeholders.
- Understand the importance of the project charter or brief.
- Describe project deliverables, objectives and create a project scope statement.
- Have learnt how to construct a work breakdown structure (WBS) and understand it’s importance in developing the project plan.
- Be able to construct a Gantt chart and understand the critical path.
- Know the risk management processes and how to create and manage a risk register
- Understand the requirement for a change control system, project governance and
- Consistent performance reporting.