Total Project Management

Project Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation

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10 Days

Introduction to the course

The rate at which projects are growing in size and complexity is continuously increasing. As such, the importance of improving the way we manage projects, from planning through execution, to final hand-over, is now more crucial than ever before. Through the use of advanced technologies, coupled with increased multi-national collaborations, the demand on production, safety, and quality continues to grow to levels that were previously considered unachievable. This has resulted in the way in which projects are managed needing to take a quantum leap forward.

This Total Project Management training course reviews the fundamental principles of project management, which form the bedrock of every successful project, and exposes the key attributes needed to optimize project delivery.

This Total Project Management training course will highlight the following:

  • Developing effective project management strategies
  • Establishing key project control parameters
  • Identifying and Managing Project Stakeholders
  • Understanding why some projects fail
  • Managing Project uncertainties
  • Applying predictive project control techniques

Course details

By the end of this Total Project Management training course attendees will fully understand:

  • The importance of identifying and managing project complexities
  • How to engage project stakeholders and manage their expectations?
  • The constraints that govern project outcomes
  • How to develop effective project plans and budgets?
  • How to adapt to the dynamic nature of projects?
  • Proven methods for project hand-over and close-out

This Total Project Management training seminar will incorporate both theory and skill training components, applying hands-on exercises, facilitation of group discussions, practical case studies and real-life examples.

The organization will benefit by:

  • Developing a skilled workforce capable of effectively delivering new projects
  • Improved efficiency in the management of projects
  • Increased project success rate in meeting quality, time, and budgetary goals
  • More efficient utilization of company resources
  • Reduction in wasted time and money

Participants will develop additional and valuable project management skills through:

  • Improving their ability to deliver projects effectively, while balancing competing objectives
  • Proactive identification of risk sources and minimization of their impacts
  • Knowledge of best practices in management of change
  • Effective control of project uncertainties
  • Learning to optimise the use of project resources
  • Learning to close projects out in a controlled and orderly manner

This Total Project Management training course is intended for project management professionals, leaders, and project team members who are engaged in all types of projects from simple to complex.

The Total Project Management training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Project Directors & Managers
  • Plant Managers & Superintendents
  • Project Planners & Estimators
  • Quality Assurance Managers & Engineers
  • Contract & Procurement Managers
  • Project & Discipline Engineers
  • Specialist Technicians & Technical Assistants

Daily Agenda

Module 1: Technical Project Management:
DAY 1:
The Fundamentals of Technical Project Management
  • Project Delivery Systems
  • Project Life-Cycles and Stage-Gates
  • Project Feasibility Analysis
  • Project Sanctioning and Approval
  • Project Complexity Factors
DAY 2:
Project Strategizing and Planning
  • Developing Effective Project Management Strategies
  • Understanding the Project Macro-Environment
  • Controlling the Project Triple Constraint
  • Identifying Project Success Factors
  • Key Financial Concepts
DAY 3:
Scope Development and Stakeholder Management
  • Identifying and Managing Project Stakeholders
  • The Project Management Sequence
  • Developing the Project Scope
  • Identifying Project Roles & Responsibilities
  • Creating Effective Work & Cost Breakdown Structures
DAY 4:
Managing Project Uncertainties
  • Project Estimating Techniques
  • Why Projects Fail
  • Planning for Risk Management
  • The Importance of Risk Attitude
  • Risk Identification Techniques
DAY 5:
Resource Management and Leadership
  • Project Resource Planning
  • The Importance of Effective Meeting Management
  • Unique Project Manager & Leadership Skills
  • Developing Effective Project Teams
  • The Team Development Cycle
Module 2: Applying Project Control:
DAY 6:
Planning Projects for Optimum Control
  • Projects vs. Programs
  • Establishing Project Control Parameters
  • Structuring the Project Management Plan
  • Engaging Project Stakeholders
  • Ensuring Project Scope Clarity
DAY 7:
Project Scheduling and Change Control
  • Developing Realistic Project Schedules
  • The Time and Cost Trade-off
  • Compressing Schedules and applying Resource Levelling
  • Developing Project Control Systems
  • Managing Change
DAY 8:
Controlling Project Risks
  • Qualitative Risk Analysis Techniques
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis Techniques
  • Risk Prioritization
  • Risk Response Planning
  • Risk Control and Alternative Responses
DAY 9:
Project Progress Monitoring and Control
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Earned Value Management
  • Project Integrity Management
  • Predictive Control Techniques
  • Project Handover & Close-out
DAY 10:
Project Interface and Resource Control
  • Project Interface Management
  • Managing Resources through Effective Influence & Persuasion
  • Improving Communication, Motivation & Productivity
  • Alternative Project Management Methods
  • Lean Construction Man

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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