About this Course: This clearly structured course provides an insight into the tools and methodologies essential for analysing projects of all types, in order to plan and manage them to a high degree of accuracy. This course is ideal for those who require solid project management skills but are not in a position to undertake a formal qualification such as PRINCE2™
Course Overview: - The key to a successful project: Planning, communication and commitment. - Using a standard methodology - an overview of the PRINCE2™ and PMI Bok project methodologies - Managing the risk: A risk management culture - Proactive risk management - Effective use of Risk Logs - Objective evaluation of project risks - Impact of risk to the project and to the business - Planning effective responses - The project environment: The project team and the wider project environment - Organisational structure - Defining project team roles in matrix organisations - Commitment register - Financial control: 3 point estimating - Earned Value Analysis - Focusing on customer needs: Defining, understanding and agreeing deliverables - Getting customer commitment - Stage management of the project: Managing the project Stage by Stage with customer approval - Accurate record keeping - Eliminating the gap between desired outcome and actual outcomes - Looking forward - Managing change - Handling project issues - Closing the project: Clean end to a project - Follow-on activities - Post-project audit and post-project appraisal - Lessons learned Log - Survival tips for project managers
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