Designed and facilitated by Prof. Dr. Robert Brand, DBA, PMP, Prince2, the courses offer the latest concepts in successfully managing projects.
INITIATING AND PLANNING PROJECT
12 hour (3 – Day) intensive development programme that highlights key aspects of project management methods, processes, documents and tools that enable successful projects.
Detailed coverage of all aspects involved in creating and implementing an impactive strategic workforce plan – including understanding business strategy, the “talent” needed to deliver that strategy and how to ensure that talent is provided to the business as required.
This interactive programme covers best practices in project management for initiating and planning all types of projects. Participants are given a series of process tools and methodologies that they apply to their own case studies throughout the workshop.
An overview of project management knowledge areas and process groups, as well as different types of project lifecycles.
Initiating a Project
Starting a project can be daunting. This workshop covers the steps you need to take from concept to officially launching a project, including writing a business case, producing a project charter and creating a stakeholder management plan.
Tools for identifying requirements and decomposing the projects into manageable work packages allows the project manager to clearly identify what needs to be done and create a definitive scope baseline for the project.
From defining activities to creating schedules in Gantt charts to monitoring progress, participants learn key processes that enable them to complete projects on time.
Estimating costs through analyzing project activities with a series of techniques that can determine budgets more accurately as well as ways to monitor cost expenditures enable participants to complete projects within budget.
Uncontrolled changes can prevent projects from being completed on time or within budget. This course teaches how to establish a Change Control Board and what to do when changes are needed to the project’s scope.