Project Management Fundamentals Training : Accredited Providerapm

Delivery Methods

This course can be taken through the following:

Course Overview

Improve the Outcomes from all of your projects:

This course provides a solid introduction to fundamentals of modern project management best practices, focusing on non-bureaucratic Agile type methods that improve quality and the delivery process.

Key learning objectives include:

  • how to develop successful projects
  • how to define and then plan a project
  • how to identify and manage risk
  • how to determine resource requirements
  • how to manage the delivery phase effectively
  • the key challenge in communication on projects
  • how to develop real teams and an effective teamworking environment
  • the ‘habits’ of effective project managers

Duration

1 day

Prince2 Option

Although this is not a Prince2 course, it is very simple for us (on in-house deliveries) to relate the whole course to a Prince2 based process and terminology.

Intended For

Those who are new to projects and project management, or those looking to evaluate or understand the approach.

Course Objective

  • To demonstrate fundamental project management concepts and processes.

Agenda

Agenda: Session:
Overview:
  • Responsibilities across the whole team
  • Most Common challenges on Projects
  • Lifecycles
Benefits, Workscope definition and Planning
  • Goals, Objectives and Benefits Planning
  • Workscope definition
  • Work Breakdown Structures
  • Responsibility Assignment
Resource Planning and Estimating
  • Resource Planning, Estimating and Budgeting
  • Resource Estimating, Assignment and Planning
  • Estimating methods
  • Improving estimates
  • Budgeting, structures and Responsibility Assignment
Risk Identification and Management
  • Risk Identification, Assessment and Analysis
  • Risk Management
Control and Execution
  • Finalising the Plan & integrating risk management
  • Gates – project level and ‘control’ level
  • Progress measurement and maintaining plans
  • Status and Control – & wider measures of performance that enhance control
Communication and teamworking
  • Communication challenges and risks on projects
  • Key inter-personal skills for teams members
  • Developing more effective team environments
  • Positive teamworking skills and behaviours
  • Leadership and key teamworking skills
Following this course: you will appreciate the fundamental concepts of PM