Business Excellence Skillnet
We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of free places for jobseekers on our network programmes
DATES: 12th & 13th November 2012
TIME: 9am 5pm
COST: 440.00 per member 500.00
This is an intensive hands-on session to help develop the skill, tools and techniques that constitute the project management body of knowledge. By using case study situations candidates will apply reference tools to define specific project activities by using a work breakdown structure (WBS), sequence those activities in the form of a network diagram, create a schedule and cost estimate, and detailed project budgets. They will also learn how to build a budget and spending plan, create a formal project communications plan, get organised to acquire staff, and identify potential risks to the project plan, along with ways of minimising these risks.
Establish a common language and understanding of basic project management terms and concepts.
Describe the purpose, inputs, and outputs of the core processes in each of the five process Groups:
Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control, and Closing.
Define the impact on project management of functional, matrix, and projectized organisational approaches.
Establish a basic knowledge and understanding of the following project management tools and techniques and how and when to use them.
Provide insight into your areas of project management knowledge and interpersonal strengths and gaps, based on your project management environment
Demonstrate a clear understanding of what activities, tools, and techniques are necessary in each phase of a project.
Describe effective team behaviours for managing and controlling a project-communicating effectively, gaining and managing commitment, resolving conflict-explain the use of these behaviours within the team, within the organization, and outside the organization.
Application of learning to your own particular project / environment. Key issues that need to be addressed form an applied perspective based on the real-life experiences of a seasoned professional project manager.
Project Charter Risk Matrix/Register - Cost Budget/Contingency
Project Scope Statement Project Planning Communications Plan
Work Breakdown Structure Scheduling Applications Quality Plan
Responsibility Matrix Bar/Gantt Chart Performance Reporting
9:15 9:30 Programme Overview and Objectives
9:30 -10:30 The Project Manager as a Leader
Roles & Responsibilities
Leadership Styles & Types
The Functioning Project Leader
10:30 13:00 The Project Management Lifecycle & Processes
13:30 13:45 Lunch
13:45 17:00 The Nine Elements of Project Management
Core Elements Vs. Facilitating Elements
Project, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality
HR & Communications Management
Risk Analysis & Procurement
9:15 9:30 Review and Consolidation of Day 1
9:30 10:15 Introducing the tools of Project Management
10:30 11:00 Establishing the Framework
11:00 13:00 Part one Practical case study in the Application of the PMBoK
13:00 13:45 Lunch
13:45 16:30 Part Two Completion of Case Study
16:30 17:00 Review and Action Session
Jim Mogan - has an MBA from Henley and a degree in psychology from Salford University. He is a behavioural expert who specializes in the challenges of a changing environment. In his education and consulting practice, he focuses on designing and implementing strategies for organizational change, leadership development program and high performance team development processes. His work at the coal-face with many of Irelands major organizations in both the public and private sectors ensures that the practicalities of real life are fully represented in his inputs.
The Business Excellence Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.
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