This course is intended for those who have experience in management and want to acquire formal project management training, with exposure to current project management products, techniques and tools, and for staff working in information systems who wish to take on project responsibilities.
The ISEB syllabus requires training providers to include a recognised methodology. In order to fulfil this requirement we have chosen PRINCE2, for which full training is included.
The course includes techniques for managing high technology and often complex projects. These are of general applicability, but focused on IS project management issues on the course.
Delegates wishing to take the separate ISEB written examination should book for the date required
Delegates may also wish to benefit by booking a revision day held the day before the written exam. This provides an intensive revision of the syllabus and hints on examination technique.
This course also covers the syllabus for both the Foundation and Practitioner in PRINCE2 qualification. Delegates who wish to take the PRINCE2 examinations should book for the examination date required
To provide a complete and practically-based study of the management and professional skills necessary for successful management of IS projects. To prepare delegates to achieve success in the ISEB examination.
Introduction to Project Management
The Project Organisation & Roles
Business and project strategy and objectives
Project Justification & the Business Case
The PRINCE2 Process Model
Starting Up a Project
Initiating a Project
The Product Based Planning Technique
The Plans Component
Detailed Planning & Resourcing
Quality in a Project Environment
The Management of Risk
The Planning Process
Quality Control, the Quality Review & ISO9001
Ethical & Legal Considerations
The ISEB Examinations Explained
The Controls Component
Managing Stage Boundaries
Earned Value Analysis
Managing Project Teams
Controlling a Stage
Managing Product Delivery
Project Issue Handling, ChangeControl & Configuration Management
Negotiation & Conflict Management
Directing a Project
Managing Team Skills
Closing a Project & The Post-Project Review
PRINCE2 in Practice
Review of ISEB Syllabus,
Examination Technique and Mock
What skills will the delegate gain?
This course will enable delegates to:
-Understand and apply the steps needed to initiate a project successfully.
-Specify the project organisation and define key roles and responsibilities.
-Prepare the project business case and justification.
-Conduct risk management.
-Prepare plans for a project and stages using appropriate techniques.
-Understand the PRINCE2 process model.
-Apply the PRINCE2 processes.
-Plan, implement and monitor project controls using PRINCE2.
-Conduct quality reviews.
-Implement configuration management for a project.
-Identify, organise, motivate and schedule staff to meet project objectives.
-Apply project management techniques in a traditional and Rapid Application Development environment.
Who will the course benefit?
Project managers and IS staff involved in the management of projects who wish to demonstrate their professionalism by obtaining the ISEB Certificate in Project Management.
Candidates for the examination must have at least 4 years experience in management and/or information systems.
ISEB Certificate in Project Management examinations. These consist of a 3-hourwritten exam paper (CPX) and an oral examination (usually lasting about 45 minutes) to be arranged with the ISEB.
A 12 day non residential version of the course is also available on an in-company basis