Fundamentals of Project Management

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This 1-day project management course will help you organize, implement and manage your organization’s projects in a superior and efficient manner. After taking this workshop, you can be assured that your project will be clearly communicated, acted on and achieve superior results.

 The Fundamentals of Project Management course is designed for companies seeking to implement effective, profitable and practical skills so you can confidentially face and conquer even the toughest challenges. This workshop provides a common language between individuals at the implementation level – marketing, sales, project management, engineering, manufacturing or construction, test and assembly, shipping, installation as well as executive leadership.  It will ensure all members of the team are on the same page.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

  • Provides a common thinking methodology and language for project management at all levels of the organization
  • Provides clearly defined project outcomes
  • Assures a strong customer focus
  • Gets the right people working together
  • Helps make sound project decisions
  • Assures plans and schedules are realistic and represent commitments
  • Assures the “hand-offs” are effectively managed
  • Makes skill usage, progress and results measurable
  • Identifies project risks and takes action to avoid or mitigate them
  • Assures that key data is clearly communicated and acted on
  • Identifies and prevents performance problems

COURSE OUTLINE:

Project Management: Fundamental Concepts & Philosophies

  • What is a Project?
  • Projects vs. Operations
  • Progressive Elaboration
  • What is Project Management?
  • PM Hierarchy: Portfolio, Programs & Projects

Project Dimensions & Triple Constraints
The module on Project Dimensions & Triple Constraints will give an understanding on the critical areas of knowledge that a Project Manager must be proficient in. The dynamics among Cost, Scope and Time will be discussed together with three other success criteria of a project.

  • The PM Area of Expertise
  • The Trade-off Among the Triple Constraints
  • Criteria for Project Success

Project Roles & Responsibilities
In most cases, the Project Manager is not directly involved in the intricate details of the work. However, the assigned PM must employ a wide range of skills to achieve the project objective/s. In this module, the discussion will focus on the different roles played in a project.

  • The Role of the Project Manager
  • The Role of the Project Sponsor
  • The Project Team Members
  • The Customers & Users
  • The Project Management Office
  • The Project Stakeholders

The Five Phases of Project Management as per Project Management Institute (PMI)

    1. Initiating Phase
    2. Initiating Tasks
    3. Need for a Project Objective Statement (POS)
    4. Defining the POS
    5. SMART POS
      • State the POS
      • Define Project Scope and Deliverables
      • Prioritize Project Constraints
    6. Planning Phase
      • Planning Project Resources
      • “Core Team”
      • Which People to Use
      • Matching Skills to Tasks
      • Project Organization
    7. Project Schedule
      • Building the Project Schedule
      • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
      • Project Plan
      • Components of the Work Plan
      • Schedule Risks
      • 3 Methods for Charting Project Schedule
        • GANTT
        • CPM
        • PERT
    8. Planning the Budget
    9. Laws of Project Success
    10. Analysis of Project Stakeholders
      • “You”
      • Conflict Among Key Stakeholders
      • Types of Power in Organizations
      • Power and You
      • Developing Stakeholder Strategy
      • Stakeholder Strategy
    11. Executing Phase
      • Hold Regular Review Meetings
    12. Controlling Phase
      • Controlling Tasks
      • Change Management Process
      • Risk Management to include Safety
      • Risk Identification
      • Risk Quantification
      • Risk Management Measures
    13. Closing Phase
      • Problems at the End of the Project
      • Closing Tasks

DELIVERABLES: At the program’s conclusion, the participants will have an understanding and acquire the ability to successfully manage projects: using a to-do list, prioritizing the items on it and working better with others.

Target Audience:

Anyone who is involved in deciding business strategies and activities, managing projects, or is otherwise responsible for delivering results within an organization, (e.g. CEO, CFO, manager, supervisors, etc).

Interactive Format

This workshop is fast-paced, highly interactive, participatory, and productive. It includes discussions, games, demonstration and practice, lecturettes, storytelling, role plays, and problem solving. Participants will be working individually, in small and large groups.

 

Approach & Duration:

As the trainer comes with more than thirty years of real-life corporate experience, the methodology will involve the following:

  • Individual Assessments
  • Use of participant manual/worksheets
  • Use of a combination of presentation and group activities
  • Story telling of real-life situations
  • Interactive group discussions
  • Challenging the thinking of participants
  • Providing input to participants’ real-life situations

Case Studies- Several short case studies will be pre-circulated for participants to read and undertake some directed initial analysis.  These will be used to illustrate data analysis techniques and as a basis for group discussions.

Project Management

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COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This 1-day project management course will help you organize, implement and manage your organization’s projects in a superior and efficient manner. After taking this workshop, you can be assured that your project will be clearly communicated, acted on and achieve superior results.

The Fundamentals of Project Management course is designed for companies seeking to implement effective, profitable and practical skills so you can confidentially face and conquer even the toughest challenges. This workshop provides a common language between individuals at the implementation level – marketing, sales, project management, engineering, manufacturing or construction, test and assembly, shipping, installation as well as executive leadership. It will ensure all members of the team are on the same page.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

     * Provides a common thinking methodology and language for project management at all levels of the organization
     * Provides clearly defined project outcomes
     * Assures a strong customer focus
     * Gets the right people working together
     * Helps make sound project decisions
     * Assures plans and schedules are realistic and represent commitments
     * Assures the “hand-offs” are effectively managed
     * Makes skill usage, progress and results measurable
     * Identifies project risks and takes action to avoid or mitigate them
     * Assures that key data is clearly communicated and acted on
     * Identifies and prevents performance problems

COURSE OUTLINE:

Project Management: Concepts & Philosophies

   What is a Project?
   Projects vs. Operations
   Progressive Elaboration
   What is Project Management?
   PM Hierarchy: Portfolio, Programs & Projects

Project Dimensions & Triple Constraints
  The module on Project Dimensions & Triple Constraints will give an understanding on the critical areas of knowledge that a Project Manager must be proficient in. The dynamics among Cost, Scope and Time will be discussed together with three other success criteria of a project.

   The PM Area of Expertise
   The Trade-off Among the Triple Constraints
   Criteria for Project Success

Project Roles & Responsibilities
  In most cases, the Project Manager is not directly involved in the intricate details of the work. However, the assigned PM must employ a wide range of skills to achieve the project objective/s. In this module, the discussion will focus on the different roles played in a project.

   The Role of the Project Manager
   The Role of the Project Sponsor
   The Project Team Members
   The Customers & Users
   The Project Management Office
   The Project Stakeholders

The Five Phases of Project Management as per Project Management Institute (PMI)

 

     1. Initiating Phase
     2. Initiating Tasks
     3. Need for a Project Objective Statement (POS)
     4. Defining the POS
     5. SMART POS
        – State the POS
        – Define Project Scope and Deliverables
        – Prioritize Project Constraints
     6.Planning Phase
        – Planning Project Resources
        – “Core Team”
        – Which People to Use
        – Matching Skills to Tasks
        – Project Organization
     7. Project Schedule
        – Building the Project Schedule
        – Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
        – Project Plan
        – Components of the Work Plan
        – Schedule Risks
        – 3 Methods for Charting Project Schedule
           *GANTT
           *CPM
           *PERT
     8. Planning the Budget
     9. Laws of Project Success
     10. Analysis of Project Stakeholders
        – “You”
        – Conflict Among Key Stakeholders
        – Types of Power in Organizations
        – Power and You
        – Developing Stakeholder Strategy
        – Stakeholder Strategy
     11. Executing Phase
        – Hold Regular Review Meetings
     12. Controlling Phase
        – Controlling Tasks
        – Change Management Process
        – Risk Management to include Safety
        – Risk Identification
        – Risk Quantification
        – Risk Management Measures
     13. Closing Phase
        – Problems at the End of the Project
        – Closing Tasks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DELIVERABLES: At the program’s conclusion, the participants will have an understanding and acquire the ability to successfully manage projects: using a to-do list, prioritizing the items on it and working better with others.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Anyone who is involved in deciding business strategies and activities, managing projects, or is otherwise responsible for delivering results within an organization, (e.g. CEO, CFO, manager, supervisors, etc).

METHODOLOGY:
This workshop is fast-paced, highly interactive, participatory, and productive. It includes discussions, games, demonstration and practice, lecturettes, storytelling, role plays, and problem solving. Participants will be working individually, in small and large groups.

APPROACH AND DURATION:

As the trainer comes with more than thirty years of real-life corporate experience, the methodology will involve the following:

     * Individual Assessments
     * Use of participant manual/worksheets
     * Use of a combination of presentation and group activities
     * Story telling of real-life situations
     * Interactive group discussions
     * Challenging the thinking of participants
     * Providing input to participants’ real-life situations

Case Studies- Several short case studies will be pre-circulated for participants to read and undertake some directed initial analysis. These will be used to illustrate data analysis techniques and as a basis for group discussions.

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Foundations of Project Management Workshop

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COURSE DURATION: 8 Hours

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Electric cars now travel our roads. Devices you can only imagine 10 years ago is now a reality. From the Pyramids of Giza to Lexus’ Hoverboard— all are results of careful and meticulous observance of the Project Management discipline.
This one-day workshop-based Project Management course provides participants fundamental Project Management skills and concepts that can benefit business leaders of small to medium-sized projects and undertakings. The modules are designed to follow the natural Project Life Cycle while purposely relating the PMBOK’s 9 Project Management Areas of Knowledge to every step of the Project Management process.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
     *Create a working definition of the term “Project Management”
     *Identify the high-level steps in the Project Management Life Cycle
     *Determine how each of the 9 Project Management Knowledge Areas can help improve project performance
     *Understand the role of the “triple constraint” in Project Management and apply it in different stages of the project
     *Recognize the 3 key PM documents (Project Charter, Responsibility Matrix & Communication Plan) and how to create them
     *Identify, quantify and create response plan to risks in managing projects
     *Create a Work Breakdown Structure
     *Sequence activities within a project based on discretionary and mandatory dependencies and accurately estimate their durations
     *Calculate the project’s Critical Path and develop a strategy to keep the project on track
     *Understand the framework to building high-performance project teams
     *Recognize the 4 major communication needs when communicating within the project team
     *Understand the Change Management Process to manage changes in any of the elements of the project once it is underway
     *Use tools for measuring project progress in terms of time, costs, and deliverables
     *Recognize the attributes of a successful project closure
     *Capture valuable project lessons learned and use them to define and improve project management practices within your organization

METHODOLOGY
    Activities
    Worksheets
    Interactive Group Discussions
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
     Operations Leaders, Project Team Members, others

COURSE OUTLINE:

I – Welcome and Introduction of Participants

II – Introduction to Project Management

     a. Definition of Project Management
     b. Definition of Project Success
     c. Project Life Cycle (Initiate – Plan – Execute – Close)
     d. Project Management Body of Knowledge’s (PMBOK) 9 Project Management Areas
         1. Project Integration Management
         2. Project Scope Management
         3. Project Time Management
         4. Project Cost Management
         5. Project Quality Management
         6. Project Human Resource Management
         7. Project Communications Management
         8. Project Risk Management
         9. Project Procurement Management

III – Initiating the Project
     a. The Triple Constraint (Cost – Schedule – Quality)
     b. Building a Project Charter
     c. Defining Project Scope
     d. Creating a Responsibility Matrix
     e. Creating a Communication Plan

IV – Planning for the Project
     a. Managing Risks
     b. Building a Work Breakdown Structure
     c. Realistic Scheduling and Accurate Estimation

V – Executing and Controlling the Project
     a. Building your Project Team
     b. Communicating with your Stakeholders
     c. Change Management Process
     d. Measuring Progress

VI – Closing the Project
     a. Turnover of Responsibility for Deliverables
     b. Lessons Learned and Continuous Improvement

VII – Culminating Activity and Debrief

Effective Project Management

Course Duration: 2 days

Employee Coaching and Mentoring

This 2-day project management course will help you organize, implement and manage your organization’s projects in a superior and efficient manner. After taking this workshop, you can be assured that your project will be clearly communicated, acted on and achieve superior results.

 The Fundamentals of Project Management course is designed for companies seeking to implement effective, profitable and practical skills so you can confidentially face and conquer even the toughest challenges. This workshop provides a common language between individuals at the implementation level – marketing, sales, project management, engineering, manufacturing or construction, test and assembly, shipping, installation as well as executive leadership.  It will ensure all members of the team are on the same page.

Objectives:

  • Provides a common thinking methodology and language for project management at all levels of the organization
  • Provides clearly defined project outcomes
  • Assures a strong customer focus
  • Gets the right people working together
  • Helps make sound project decisions
  • Assures plans and schedules are realistic and represent commitments
  • Assures the “hand-offs” are effectively managed
  • Makes skill usage, progress and results measurable
  • Identifies project risks and takes action to avoid or mitigate them
  • Assures that key data is clearly communicated and acted on
  • Identifies and prevents performance problems

Methodology:

  • Story telling of real-life situations
  • Individual Assessments (Use of Job Style Indicator)
  • Challenging the thinking of participants
  • Providing input to participants’ real-life situations
  • Use of participant manual/worksheets
  • Use of a combination of presentation and group activities
  • Case Studies – Several short case studies will be pre-circulated for participants to read and undertake some directed initial analysis.  These will be used to illustrate data analysis techniques and as a basis for group discussions.

Topics to be Discussed:

Project Management: Fundamental Concepts & Philosophies

  • What is a Project?
  • Projects vs. Operations
  • Progressive Elaboration
  • What is Project Management?
  • PM Hierarchy: Portfolio, Programs & Projects

Project Dimensions & Triple Constraints
The module on Project Dimensions & Triple Constraints will give an understanding on the critical areas of knowledge that a Project Manager must be proficient in. The dynamics among Cost, Scope and Time will be discussed together with three other success criteria of a project.

  • The PM Area of Expertise
  • The Trade-off Among the Triple Constraints
  • Criteria for Project Success

Project Roles & Responsibilities
In most cases, the Project Manager is not directly involved in the intricate details of the work. However, the assigned PM must employ a wide range of skills to achieve the project objective/s. In this module, the discussion will focus on the different roles played in a project.

  • The Role of the Project Manager
  • The Role of the Project Sponsor
  • The Project Team Members
  • The Customers & Users
  • The Project Management Office
  • The Project Stakeholders

The Five Phases of Project Management as per Project Management Institute (PMI)

    1. Initiating Phase
    2. Initiating Tasks
    3. Need for a Project Objective Statement (POS)
    4. Defining the POS
    5. SMART POS
      • State the POS
      • Define Project Scope and Deliverables
      • Prioritize Project Constraints
    6. Planning Phase
      • Planning Project Resources
      • “Core Team”
      • Which People to Use
      • Matching Skills to Tasks
      • Project Organization
    7. Project Schedule
      • Building the Project Schedule
      • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
      • Project Plan
      • Components of the Work Plan
      • Schedule Risks
      • 3 Methods for Charting Project Schedule
        • GANTT
        • CPM
        • PERT
    8. Planning the Budget
    9. Laws of Project Success
    10. Analysis of Project Stakeholders
      • “You”
      • Conflict Among Key Stakeholders
      • Types of Power in Organizations
      • Power and You
      • Developing Stakeholder Strategy
      • Stakeholder Strategy
    11. Executing Phase
      • Hold Regular Review Meetings
    12. Controlling Phase
      • Controlling Tasks
      • Change Management Process
      • Risk Management to include Safety
      • Risk Identification
      • Risk Quantification
      • Risk Management Measures
    13. Closing Phase
      • Problems at the End of the Project
      • Closing Tasks

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