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Project Management Training Course
Learn the skill of Project Management
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for delegates with basic/no knowledge of project management tools or techniques, and who are now looking to be involved in projects.
Typical backgrounds will include new project managers, project administrators or support staff, requiring the fundamentals of Project Management.
BenefitsThis course will benefit both you and your organisation, introducing you to important project management techniques, key terminology and current methodology. This 1 day workshop will also provide the ideal preparation for more advanced Project Management courses.
Fundamentals of Project Management
Identify the features and characteristics of a project
Identify the steps and variables of the project management process
Characteristics of a project
Internal/external environments, influence of stakeholders, functional, project and matrix project structures
Identify functions, skills, responsibilities of the project manager
Elements required to staff a project team, benefits of team building
Project initiation and scope planning
Process of selection and initiation. Components of a project charter
Understand the scope statement and statement of work, understand how scope documents prevent scope creep
Scope definition, verification, and change control
Process and benefits of scope definition and verification.
How to develop a work breakdown structure (WBS) and work packages
Identify information required to verify a project's scope, and determine the timing of the scope verification
Understand how and why to use a scope change control system
The importance of creating a project database
Identify the purpose of activity definition and sequencing
Identify techniques for estimating activity duration
Schedule development and control
Describe the schedule development process
List the different ways project schedules and be presented
Implement schedule control, level resources, and calculate schedule variances
Resource identification and cost approximating
Use WBS to assign the best resources to project activities
Understand how to assign resources and their types
Determine methods for estimating costs and use risk and activity duration to modify cost estimates
Budgeting and cost control
Describe how to use an S-curve chart
Understand when and how capital budgeting and depreciation methods are used
Identify methods of using cost and schedule variance to track performance
Prices & Dates
What you get
Training is held in our modern, comfortable, air-conditioned suites
Modern-spec IT, fully networked with internet access
"What do I get on the day?"
Lunch is provided at a local restaurant or pub. Browse the sample menus:
Courses start at 9:30am.
Please aim to be with us for 9:15am.
Joining information (how to get to our venues)
Available throughout the day:
- Hot beverages
- Clean, filtered water
Training formats & Services
GP Liaison Admin Assistant
Andrew was a brilliant trainer who was able to keep everyone on track by giving us the chance to relay our experiences with the projects we deal with at work.
Really useful information on how I can start a project and outline what I require. Always ensuring that the planning is carried out first as a draft so everyone knows what stage they are at in the project and what needs to be done.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners
Maybe do some role play: fun and interactive.
UK Aftersales Manager
I think Andrew was very good and professional. He was able to engage and answer questions very well. I am glad he did not waste paper by giving out countless handouts