Project Management Skills

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PM008 August 6, 2023 - August 10, 2023 Dubai – UAE USD 5100

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PM008 November 19, 2023 - November 23, 2023 Basel USD 5100

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PM008 February 4, 2024 - February 8, 2024 Online USD 1900

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  • Programme attendees will understand:
    • The Project Management Foundation Stones
    • The importance of the Team Approach to delivering projects
    • The importance of knowing your outcome before you start a project and how to define the outcome
    • The importance of planning and how to manage the 7-Step Planning Process
    • How to organise to the plan and how to build the project team
    • How to establish and use a Project Board
    • The importance of gaining commitment
    • The importance of and how to take massive action
    • How to keep the team focused on the delivery goal
    • How to set up and operate the disciplines required to monitor and control projects

The Delegates

  • Newly appointed Project Managers who want to have a better understanding of what it takes to be a Project Manager early on in their career
  • Project Support Office consultants who will be supporting Project Managers
  • Project Directors and other potential members of Project Boards
  • Others who wish to have a better understanding of Project Management

The Contents

  • Introduction to Projects :
    • What is a Project ?
    • What is the criteria for a successful Project ?
    • What does Project Management mean ?
    • What does a Project Manager have to do to become a master at Project Management ?
    • What are the 8 Habits of Project Managers ?
    • What are the Project Management Foundation stones ?
  • The Team Approach to Running Projects :
    • What is the Team Approach and why does it work ?
    • What makes a great team ?
    • Selecting and motivating team members
  • Know Your Outcome :
    • Importance of knowing your outcome
    • Methods for defining the outcome
    • Handling unknowns
    • Documenting the outcome
    • Defining the Acceptance Criteria
    • Getting agreement
    • Baselining and controlling the Requirement
    • Managing ‘scope creep’
  • Planning the Achievement :
    • The Importance of Planning
    • Planning issues and how to handle them
    • What makes a great plan
    • Multiple ways to use the plan
    • Criteria to be used for Planning
    • Planning with the team
    • The 7-Step Planning Process
    • Maintaining the plan
  • Organising for Success :
    • Organising to the plan
    • Organising and using a Project Board
    • The ‘Management Trio’
    • The Project Support Office
    • Quality Management
    • Delivering benefits
  • Gaining and Maintaining Commitment :
    • Commitment vs. Involvement
    • The Importance of Commitment
    • What made the difference
    • How to gain Commitment ?
    • How to maintain Commitment ?
  • Taking Massive Action and Staying Focused :
    • Action does not equal achievement
    • Knowledge is not power
    • Hiving off great ideas
    • Keeping the project Team focussed
    • How to be responsive to the customer and stay focussed ?
  • Monitoring and Controlling Achievement :
    • How to monitor and control achievement ?
    • Disciplines that assist in ensuring Project Success ?
    • Establishing and Operating Project Monitoring and Control ?
    • Identifying and controlling risks ?
    • Establishing and operating a Change Control process ?
    • Setting up and maintaining a Visibility Room ?
  • The Secret Habit
    • The final foundation stone in Project Management
  • Course assesment .

The Discount

10% in case of Three P. (or more)