Project Planning and Management course – Level 1

KEY INFORMATION

  • Course Code: OPM108A
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Fee: £2645

COURSE OUTLINE

Project Selection and Portfolio Management

  • Project selection
  • Approaches to project screening and selection
  • Financial models
  • Project portfolio management

Leadership and the Project Manager

  • Leaders versus managers
  • How the project manager leads
  • Traits of effective project leaders
  • Project champions
  • The new project leadership
  • Project management professionalism

Scope Management

  • Conceptual development
  • The scope statement
  • Work authorisation
  • Scope reporting
  • Control systems
  • Project Closeout

Project Team Building, Conflict, and Negotiation

  • Building the project team
  • Characteristics of effective project teams
  • Reasons why teams fail
  • Stages in group development
  • Achieving cross-functional cooperation
  • Virtual project teams
  • Conflict management
  • Negotiation

Risk Management

  • Risk management: a four-stage process
  • Project risk management: an integrated approach

Target audience

This project planning and management course is suitable for:

  • Chief operations officers
  • Project and operations directors, managers, practitioners and team members
  • Those who wish to take a holistic, integrated approach to managing projects, addressing both technical and management challenges
  • Those who wish to place an equal emphasis on both individual project execution and the strategic perspective, to be equipped with the means with which to manage projects at both the programme and portfolio levels
  • Those who wish to broaden their focus beyond the traditional project management activities of planning and scheduling, project control, and termination, to a more general, inclusive, and hence, more valuable perspective of the project management process

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • The process of project screening and selection
  • The challenges of project management from the perspective of the project leader
  • Project scope management and the key features in the overall plan
  • The behavioural challenges project managers face in terms of effective team building and conflict management
  • How to ensure as far as possible that project selection choices are appropriate, that all the risks and downside potential have been considered, and where appropriate, contingency plans have been developed

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • 30 hours of classroom-based training
  • Apple iPad
Program taught in:
English

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Last updated June 7, 2019
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