Project Management Training

£2,350.00

Get the right management skills to maximize your team’s potential whilst undertaking crucial projects. Our Practice-Hybrid course allows you to determine the right strategies and manage your team efficiently.

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Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Increased productivity, reduced stress, greater confidence; these are some of the benefits of gaining control of your projects and your project team. This 2-day course provides practical skills that enable effectively manage all aspects of your projects and increase your team’s performance by utilizing better communication skills.

Participants for the Project Management for Everyone class are required to have a current work project in mind, to work on during the class, in order to utilize the skills in practical jobs. If a work project is not possible, then a personal project can be considered to work on.

Participants will not be asked to share any details about the project and there will not be any presentations on the project. Participants are not required to bring anything for the project, however if attendees have specific files that they are working on they may bring them to the class.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Managers, supervisors, individual contributors who are looking for non-technical tools and techniques to successfully manage projects and project teams. People who struggle with balancing the complex demands of project work while maintaining daily workload. People who are looking for the basic communication skills necessary to manage and maintain project success.

WHAT YOU WILL ACHIEVE

  • Greater confidence in defining, planning and managing projects.
  • Reduced stress and better sense of control of your multiple projects and daily workload.
  • Increased effectiveness and efficiency by using simple, step-by step processes for project management and communication.

WORK EXPERIENCE

All trainees will enroll into the 2-month work experience on a live project for a real client. During the work experience program, trainees will attend Conference calls and WebEx meetings twice a week. The meetings will follow the same pattern as a real project, i.e., there will be working groups, governance meetings (OppCo, SteerCo etc). Trainees will also be given tasks to complete as part of the project. Progress will be tracked as per a real project using a project plan and a RAID log. Project leads are senior industry experts who will review all  the work and provide relevant feedback to trainees. Every trainee will be given the opportunity to gain first- hand practical experience of using key  Analysis principles, tools and techniques within the project, thereby boosting their confidence and readiness for their new Business analyst role. As we are using the industry leading Cisco WebEx meeting platform, trainees can join meetings remotely from the comfort of their home. All project calls will take place in the weekday evenings and therefore allowing trainees to fit the work experience around their current jobs.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Write clearly defined project statements.
  • Clarify project objectives with measurable outcomes.
  • Break a project into manageable tasks.
  • Avoid potential problems through planning and communication.
  • Manage multiple projects while maintaining daily workload.
  • Evaluate the project’s success and lessons learned.
  • Clarify roles and responsibilities to improve team performance and accountability.
  • Build, motivate and lead a high performing project team.
  • Communicate effectively with your team, management and clients.
  • Design communications plans for your project team to follow during the course of the project.
  • Run productive project meetings for planning, brainstorming, status update and problem solving.
  • Create effective written communications for your projects.
  • Delegate assignments which minimize individual and team conflicts and maximize productivity.

Additional information

Dates

10th December 2022, 21st January 2023

Venue

TBC

Curriculum

FOUNDATION

  • Lecture 1.1: Objectives
  • Lecture 1.2: Process versus project
  • Lecture 1.3: Roles and responsibilities
  • Lecture 1.4: Time management

CLARIFY PHASE

  • Lecture 2.1: Interviewing
  • Lecture 2.2: Clarifying Process
  • Lecture 2.3: Stakeholder Analysis
  • Lecture 2.4: Scope Statement
  • Lecture 2.5: Description
  • Lecture 2.6: Justification
  • Lecture 2.7: Requirements & Deliverables
  • Lecture 2.8: Objectives
  • Lecture 2.9: Triple constraint
  • Lecture 2.10: Assumptions

PLANNING PHASE

  • Lecture 3.1: Project Mapping
  • Lecture 3.2: Planning Process
  • Lecture 3.3: Project Outline
  • Lecture 3.4: Gantt Charts
  • Lecture 3.5: Agile
  • Lecture 3.6: Risk Analysis
  • Lecture 3.7: Issue/Risk Log
  • Lecture 3.8: Risk Matrix

EXECUTE PHASE

  • Lecture 4.1: Change Request
  • Lecture 4.2: Communication Plan
  • Lecture 4.3: Meeting Planner
  • Lecture 4.4: Meeting Roles And Responsibilities
  • Lecture 4.5: Meeting Guidelines
  • Lecture 4.6: Conference Calls
  • Lecture 4.7: Delegation
  • Lecture4.8: Weekly Planning
  • Lecture 4.9: Options – Choices

CLOSING PHASE

  • Lecture 5.1: Project Closure
  • Lecture 5.2: Lessons Learned
  • Lecture 5.3: Project Closure Checklist
  • Lecture 5.4: Project Documentation File
  • Lecture 5.5: Action Plan
  • Lecture 5.6: Definitions And Reading