Improving Your Project Management Skills: The Basics for Success
Build a solid foundation of project management knowledge, techniques, and tools in this hands-on course that covers the entire project life cycle.
Many people filling a project manager role have minimal formal project management training. In this course, you will learn and practice the critical tools and techniques that have been proven necessary for project management success. This skills-based course provides the practical knowledge, tools and techniques to improve your project quality and performance right away.
- Explain the basic Project Management Framework and discuss it in a business context
- Initiate a project with SMART requirements, a strong project charter and effective research techniques
- Develop an effective Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
- Estimate and schedule work with structured techniques to meet realistic timelines
- Understand and implement the components of budgeting for a project
- Complete the project plan and execute with reassurance and confidence
- Close a project effectively with adequate follow-ups and closing procedures
- Develop an integrated project plan that translates into successful action
- Track and report effectively on project progress
- Gain the respect of your project team and build credibility with top management
- Establish a proper business case for the project
- Improve project outcomes through a structured approach using best practices
- Structured case study(ies) to apply learning in groups
- Sample templates and tools you can use in the workplace
- Worksheets and exercises to enhance participation and learning
|Improving Your Project Management Skills: The Basics for Success
Course Fee Includes:
- Intensive Training Workshop
- Field Visits
- Lively programme of flexible, accompanied social activities
- Pre-course information & welcome pack on arrival
- Daily business lunch
- One full day London Underground pass, from Reading to all London zones
- Free airport transfer to Heathrow Airport.
Who Should Attend
Individuals who are new to project management, “accidental” project managers (professionals for whom PM is a secondary part of their jobs), business analysts, subject-matter experts from any field who contribute to projects, managers responsible for projects and experienced project managers looking to review current tools, techniques, and processes.