To succeed in project management you not only need to understand the what? and why? principles, but also to have a portfolio of skills and techniques in the how? to do it.
This course assumes a good knowledge of project management principles and concentrates on developing the underlying monitoring and controlling skills and techniques needed to effectively manage a project within a structured environment. This course covers the basic approaches and techniques of how to monitor and control a project, and how this can best be used to maximise success.
The aims of this course are to help you learn how to:
♦ Design and implement a monitoring system for a project
♦ Ensure all necessary aspects of project operation are controlled
♦ Ensure that decision-making about project progress and activities is fully supported by
effective information coming from the monitoring system.
Following completion of this course, you will be able to:
♦ Identify suitable monitoring techniques for a project and explain how to implement them
♦ Identify a suitable information flow and reporting process for a project
♦ Create and complete progress and variance reports for a project.
Who will benefit?
♦ Experienced project managers who want to refine or upgrade their skills in project
♦ Newly appointed project managers who need to learn the key skills necessary to successfully undertake their assignments
♦ Project management/support office staff who need to have an in-depth understanding and ability in the techniques of project control
♦ Project team leaders who will directly or indirectly apply these techniques.
♦ Stakeholder analysis
♦ Risk management
♦ Investment appraisal
♦ Project monitoring and reporting
♦ Problem identification and solution
♦ Quality control
♦ Configuration management and change control.
Delegates should have an overview understanding of the basic principles of Project Management.
The course is delivered in an entertaining and highly interactive manner with many real life
examples used to illustrate the subject. There is a high degree of delegate participation and