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DateJune 06 2018
TitleCore Skills for Project Managers
Time09:00 - 16:30
Duration2 days - 6th and 7th of June 2018


Duration: 2 days

Practical tools and Techniques for new and practising Project Managers. Project methodologies are covered and this course provides an introduction to PRINCEII and APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) and day two follows the structure of the PMBOK process (Project Management Body of Knowledge) providing the delegate with an insight into the 5 PMBOK phases.

This course will provide you with the essential project tools and techniques to successfully deliver projects to specification, on time and within budget. Whether large or small projects, the techniques covered will save time and money, and ensure projects are well managed and controlled.

Who is the Course For?

New and practising project managers in all sectors including manufacturing, public sector, 3rd sector. The course will cover valuable tools and techniques for new project managers and will expand the skills, knowledge and expertise of existing project managers.

What Will The Course Cover?

  • Project Life Cycle
  • Stakeholder Analysis, Management and Communication
  • Project Resources
  • Planning Tools
  • Work Breakdown Structures, Flowcharts, PERT/Critical Path Analysis, Gantt Charts and Product Based Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Business Case
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Key roles within a project management team
  • Project Team Roles
  • Characteristics of team development
  • Monitoring projects
  • Controlling projects
  • Evaluating projects
  • Project Support

What Will They/You Learn?

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand what is meant by a Project Life Cycle
  • Carry out a Stakeholder Analysis
  • Identify Project Resources and how to manage them
  • Use key Planning Tools such as Work Breakdown Structures, Flowcharts, PERT/Critical Path Analysis, Gantt Charts and Product Based Planning
  • Identify and know how to manage risks associated with projects
  • Produce a Business Case for a project and carry out a Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Understand the key roles within a project management team
  • Identify Project Team Roles and the characteristics of the team's development
  • Monitor, control and evaluate projects
  • Identify what Project Support could be available to your management of projects

Pre-Course Preparation and Assessment

Delegates are requested to complete a pre-course questionnaire that will be handed to the tutor before the first day of the course. This ensures that the course is delivered to the highest quality and is relevant to delegate's needs and objectives.

There is no formal end of course assessment.

In-House Training Options

If you are representing a business, this course can be run exclusively and tailored to suit your company's specific learning requirements and organisational needs. Costs are dependent on number of days required and bespoke content.

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