Anyone that will be involved in managing projects will benefit from these project management skills training course materials.
These course materials will improve how participants will apply project management skills within their organization. And, they will also help improve the skills of participants at all levels within the workplace e.g., line managers, supervisors and line staff
These course materials will also provide your participants with the skills and knowledge required to employ project management skills within a wide variety of settings to get results.
The following topics are covered within the slides, manuals and support materials provided.
Defining a project – This course starts with a discussion on how to define a project. Next, the content explores the central characteristics of all successful projects.
Roles & responsibilities – This section looks at the roles and responsibilities that are needed to achieve project success. The following roles are discussed in detail:
– Project Team
– Team Structure
– Project Steering Committee
– Finance Administrator
– Communication Administrator
– Documentation Administrator
– Schedule Administrator
– Support Systems Administrator
– Quality Administrator
Phases – Although every project can be different, there are many aspects that can be captured into project phases. Use this section to explore the key phases of initiation objectives, planning tasks and generating expert advice. You will then be able to explain tasks (the network diagram) and aspects like Critical Path and resources. The content continues by looking at, what are commonly known as, milestones or millstones.
The schedule – The materials then focus on the schedule and explores key aspects like project budget, budget sections and budget variance.
Planning & contingency – In this section, use the materials to explore how to manage expectations. Then, you will be able to explore how to check the plan. And, to then look at key aspects like execution and documentation.
Monitoring & controlling – The content explores the critical aspect of project metrics and change control so as to help participants achieve project closure.
Why some projects fail – To help prepare participants for future project success, this final section looks at why some projects can sometimes fail.
Upon completion of this training course in project management skills, your participants will be able to:
– Identify the main obstacles.
– Understand the project management process.
– Understand a range of project management tools and techniques.
– Build an effective project management process.
– Explain the benefits of managing projects.
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