Project Management


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  • Duration: Full Day.
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The Importance Of Effective Project Management Skills Within Companies

In broad terms, project management is the application of knowledge, skills, and expertise to achieve specific project goals and within identified goals and constraints.

And, most companies will agree that project management is a key business skill.

As companies seek to develop more project management skills, they need to be mindful to provide enough training so that employees are not left unprepared to deal with various project situations.

This course will give learners all they need to understand, plan and manage projects in their organizations. The course will also ensure that attendees effectively coordinate all aspects of projects, achieve results, effectively manage key people, and never lose sight of the target goals.

Oak Innovation’s pre-written project management training now provides business managers and corporate training professionals with the training manuals, slide decks, and expert guides needed to present and brand their own training courses in this key business area.

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Course Description

Focused on highlighting key project management practices, this training can be used to deliver your own training courses on project management skills.

Designed to be accessible for all categories of employees, the training will introduce learners to the main obstacles to successful projects. Through engaging training material, discussion, and exercises, course participants will also learn about a key project management process and they will explore the range of project management tools and techniques available to them.

From the slide deck and learner manual, learners will discover the key features of defining a project and about key roles and responsibilities. Through hands-on exercises and examples, the training also explores the main phases of a project and strategies for monitoring and controlling projects.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training, 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.

Course Overview

There are 7 key sections in this training course.

1. How to define a project
The training begins with a definition of what a project is. The content then examines the key characteristics of all successful projects

2. Key project roles and responsibilities
The training explores the key responsibilities of the:

  • Project team.
  • Project steering committee.
  • Sponsor.
  • Leader/manager.
  • Finance administrator.
  • Communication administrator.
  • Documentation administrator.
  • Schedule administrator.
  • Support systems administrator.
  • Quality administrator.

3. The main phases of a project
Project management has been a business buzzword for several decades now, and most organizations agree on the need for structured approaches to managing the key phases of a project.

This section features easily learned tactics and will clearly:

  • Explore the key phases of initiation with your audience.
  • Discuss planning tasks, and generating expert advice.
  • Highlight tasks (the network diagram).
  • Explore critical aspects like Critical Path and resources.
  • Focus on milestones.

4. The project schedule
This section explores business-critical aspects like project budget, budget sections, and budget variance.

5. Project planning and contingency
Research reveals, that most employees and managers are not very clear about planning a project, other than a vague sense of projects needing to have plans. This training will rectify this knowledge gap and will:

  • Explore how to manage expectations.
  • Discuss how to check the plan.
  • Share insights on crucial project management areas like execution and documentation.

6. Monitoring and controlling projects
This section explores the essential project management skills of monitoring and control.

7. Why do some projects fail
The training in this section discusses some of the reasons why some projects are not successful.

Who Needs Effective Project Management Skills?

  • Senior management that wants to strengthen their relationships with staff.
  • Managers, supervisors, and team leaders need project management skills to lead, manage and motivate their teams.
  • Administrative, support staff, and line staff that needs project management skills to maximize their engagement and participation within the organization.
  • HR professionals need project management skills to meet the needs of the departments that they support.
  • Project managers need project management skills to create more engagement and collaboration with their teams.
  • Organizational development professionals need project management skills to secure relationships and participation from all functions within the organization.
  • Consultants and independent contractors who are being asked to play a role in organizational initiatives.

What You Get

  • A 97 Page Instructor Guide
  • An 80 Page Participant Manual
  • 84 Customizable PowerPoint Slides
  • Training Games And Training Icebreakers
  • A Course Advertorial
  • Eight Pre-written Expert Training Guides
  • Customizable Exercises And Tests
  • Further Reading Lists

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