Result Based Project Management

Objective

The focus of the workshop will be on developing the relevant practical skills needed to take on greater leadership responsibilities.

Overview:

Project management has emerged as a crucial factor that determines the success of an organization. Whether it is a question of facing an economic crisis or generating large turnover, project management plays a pivotal role in the growth of firms in today’s business environment. Results based project management has emerged today as the best business practice in managing complex and recourse intensive undertakings making project management an important skill for managers today.

Course Content

 What is project management? – introduces the key functions and processes of Project management.
 Projects in organization context – participants get to understand the role of projects in organizations as a vehicle for delivering change.
 Organisation structures – develops understanding of how organisation structures impact on project implementation.
 Project organization – highlights the need for a properly structured project organization and defines roles played by members and other stakeholders.
 Project life cycle and project logical framework
 Project team dynamics – participants develop understanding of what it takes to build and manage an effective project team.
 Project definition – participants learn how to define projects which deliver business benefits.
 Communication management – covers system for managing communications as one of the core functions of project management.
 Risk management – covers principles of project risk management – all projects have risks.
 Project planning – participants learn and practice the step-by-step processes involved in planning project
 Project tracking, monitoring & evaluation – deals with the operations aspects of managing quality of a project to deliver specific objectives.
 Project close-out – highlights the need and procedures for closing a project to bring it to a finite conclusion.

Training Outputs:

On completion of this course, participants should be able to:

 Gain an overview of project management best practice and the Project Management Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK)
 Explore project management concepts and how to create successful projects
 Examine the project management process and identify, organize and coordinate the project life cycle phases for control purposes
 Contribute to project initiation, scope definition and scope change control
 Participate in the estimation and preparation of cost budgets and monitor and control actual costs against budget
 Plan, organize and support project management and status review meetings
 Implement project administration processes according to requirements
 Communicate, monitor and evaluate project schedules
 Identify, suggest and implement corrective actions to improve quality
 Supervise the project team to successfully deliver project objectives
 Use Computer Software to Plan , Monitor and Control your Project

Target Audience:

The course is pitched to Managers both in strategic and operational roles and project officers involved in projects

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